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Forum: The Veggie Patch   08-11-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,054
Posted By Akeona
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My omnivore husband is...
Forum: Beverages & Smoothies   08-10-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,933
Posted By Akeona
I used to drink green tea and black tea, both of...

I used to drink green tea and black tea, both of which are OK, but I prefer chamomile tea. Sleepytime is my favorite. I have a blueberry rooibos tea that is alright on occasion, and also a mix of...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   07-18-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 158,592
Posted By Akeona
Bone char? That doesn't sound sweet at all.   ...

Bone char? That doesn't sound sweet at all.
 
And two of the three non-vegan ingredients they took out of skittles were from bugs. So for all those years, I was eating beetle juice. And people...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-17-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Akeona
Thanks, everyone! I'm already starting to feel...

Thanks, everyone! I'm already starting to feel the positive effects of changing my diet, and of course, taking a stand for the animals.
 
I do have some SUPER exciting news - I am switching my dog...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   07-16-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Akeona
So just a couple days ago I went vegan...

So just a couple days ago I went vegan "cold-tofurkey". I'm still in a bit of a transition but by no means did I slowly cut out meat, milk, eggs, and cheese. Those all went overnight. I was...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   07-16-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,505
Posted By Akeona
I've only been vegan now for a few days, cold...

I've only been vegan now for a few days, cold turkey (just like how I quit smoking), but when I was 13 I went mostly vegan for a year and a half.
 
I became vegan because of the animals. I've...
Forum: Nebraska   07-15-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,040
Posted By Akeona
I agree with everyone here. Never met another...

I agree with everyone here. Never met another vegan or vegetarian here. But I work at Taco Bell and have customers come in and order everything with beans instead of beef. Most of them still have...
Forum: The Teen Forum   07-15-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,559
Posted By Akeona
I went vegetarian/semi vegan (I still ate...

I went vegetarian/semi vegan (I still ate cheese, but no meat, eggs, or milk) when I was 13. After a year and a half, I stopped because of my parents CONSTANT nagging. It didn't stop, for a year and...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-14-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By Akeona
My first introduction post was... uh, five years...

My first introduction post was... uh, five years ago.
 
When I was 13, I went vegetarian/semi-vegan, against my parents' will. I was vegetarian for a year and a half, though I didn't eat eggs or...
Forum: The Veggie Patch   07-13-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,054
Posted By Akeona
My parents are out of town for the weekend, I...

My parents are out of town for the weekend, I now have my own apartment and will be moving in in August (and the landlord is letting me keep my dog!), I graduated high school, quit smoking, am an...
Forum: Desserts - Cakes   06-19-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 52,352
Posted By Akeona
my dad didn't even know it was vegan. my mom's...

my dad didn't even know it was vegan. my mom's like, "it's vegan," and my dad's like, "what the hell is vegan?" lmao!
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-19-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By Akeona
i hate all that bull that people say! morons. ...

i hate all that bull that people say! morons.



and congrats!

to you AND the lives of 200 innocent animals :]

or somewhere around there...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   06-16-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 187,238
Posted By Akeona
i've been exploring a vegan diet for the past...

i've been exploring a vegan diet for the past five days, but i wasn't really on a vegan diet, as i consumed at least one animal ingredient each day.

then again, i've been at home for the past,...
Forum: Desserts - Cakes   06-16-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 52,352
Posted By Akeona
Mine's in the oven right now. :]

Mine's in the oven right now. :]
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-16-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By Akeona
I know, my mom too. isn't it weird how they just...

I know, my mom too. isn't it weird how they just shock you? like i went to spend the night at my cousins house and she actually went to talk to my aunt about how i'm a vegetarian and made sure she...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-14-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By Akeona
^^^ my aunt told me animals were created...

^^^

my aunt told me animals were created for us to meat. i said something about those versus, and her comeback was something about "lint" (well, i wasn't really paying attention and i wouldn't...
Forum: Physical Fitness   06-13-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,931
Posted By Akeona
i have 30 minute personal training sessions 3...

i have 30 minute personal training sessions 3 times a week, 45 minute aerobic classes (dancing, core training, whole body, etc...) 5 or 6 times a week, and i've been doing my own exercises and such...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-13-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By Akeona
my mom isn't because my aunt told her that...

my mom isn't because my aunt told her that people who consume a lot of soy have lower rates of cancer or something (i really wasn't listening...), BUT, coming from a farmer that my mom knows and...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-12-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Akeona
to get approx. how much protein (in grams) you...

to get approx. how much protein (in grams) you need a day, take your body weight (in pounds) times .36 and that should tell you. i got this information off of a website, but if you want, i'm sure...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-12-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By Akeona
yeah, well, it's the vegan part that scares me....

yeah, well, it's the vegan part that scares me. i'm semi-vegan [no dairy, eggs, and as many vegan products as i can, and definately no animal testing companies!!!!] my mom has a hard time...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-11-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By Akeona
if your family really loves you, they will...

if your family really loves you, they will accept you for who you are.



it shouldn't phase them if you tell them you are vegetarian/semi-vegan. i would assume that they'd have veggies and...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   06-11-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By Akeona
i went through the same thing [except i'm only...

i went through the same thing [except i'm only 13 and my mom pays for everything i eat and thinks she has complete control over my life...] i guess i started showing her the facts and such. i...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   06-11-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,983
Posted By Akeona
it's quite true that, often, if you say, "i...

it's quite true that, often, if you say, "i don't eat animals," instead of, "i don't eat meat," you will make a greater impact on the person. it's also true that some people can eat meat because...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-10-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 77,283
Posted By Akeona
i'm on the computer so much that i was bound to...

i'm on the computer so much that i was bound to find this site sooner or later... so, let's see... i've been a veggie for around a month now, well.. idk. although i'm not vegan, i try to avoid as...
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