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Forum: Physical Fitness   06-16-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,052
Posted By ElaineV
Actually exercise is so good for you that you...

Actually exercise is so good for you that you should do it regardless of diet. Good for your heart, your lungs, your bones, your brain... People who workout regularly are smarter, happier and...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   06-16-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By ElaineV
He was also in The Boss

He was also in The Boss
Forum: Companion Animals   06-16-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,402
Posted By ElaineV
A long time ago I had a cat named Bagel (because...

A long time ago I had a cat named Bagel (because he curled like a Bagel/donut). It was a cute name.

In general though I tend to prefer human names. My current companion animal names are: Floyd,...
Forum: The Entertainment Forum   05-21-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,381
Posted By ElaineV
These are my top favorite shows I'd recommend...

These are my top favorite shows I'd recommend RIGHT NOW:

The Family - mystery drama, it's sooooo good
http://abc.go.com/shows/the-family

Orphan Black - scifi thriller/mystery...
Forum: Relationships and Family   05-21-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,414
Posted By ElaineV
When I was six I came home and announced that I...

When I was six I came home and announced that I wasn't going to eat animals any more. My mom (single mom at the time) basically said "ok" and as a result we went pescatarian for two years. That was...
Forum: Relationships and Family   05-19-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,090
Posted By ElaineV
I kept my last name and my husband kept his. We...

I kept my last name and my husband kept his. We gave our son an entirely new different last name.

It's really not that complicated.
Forum: The Compost Heap   05-12-2016, 07:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,111
Posted By ElaineV
Totally agree. The strongest predictor of suicide...

Totally agree. The strongest predictor of suicide is whether or not someone has a gun in the home.

Then there's this too: gun owners leaving loaded guns around where toddlers can get them and use...
Forum: Raising Vegetarian Children   05-12-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,442
Posted By ElaineV
I adopted my son. He was on dairy formula at the...

I adopted my son. He was on dairy formula at the hospital and for a few weeks after. Then I switched him to soy formula. The way I did it was like this:
week 1: 3 parts old formula with 1 part new...
Forum: Hobbies, Arts, and Crafts   05-12-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,868
Posted By ElaineV
This is awesome :) I am interested but I've...

This is awesome :)
I am interested but I've never played a multi-player game. I have played Minecraft alone
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-12-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,670
Posted By ElaineV
vitamin D deficiency can do that and you might...

vitamin D deficiency can do that and you might have been deficient long before you went vegan, lots of people are. Take the supplements for a few weeks and see how you feel. If you still hurt go to a...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   05-12-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,541
Posted By ElaineV
We had a vegetarian wedding and only one person...

We had a vegetarian wedding and only one person complained (out of 80) and only a handful were already veg at the time (now, more are veg). I would definitely press for the wedding meal YOU WANT...
Forum: General Food Discussions   05-11-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By ElaineV
Taco Soup: I take a package of soyrizo and add a...

Taco Soup: I take a package of soyrizo and add a can of black beans and a can of pinto or red beans (cans of beans drained and rinsed well) and a bag of frozen bell peppers and onions (of course you...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-11-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,284
Views: 183,649
Posted By ElaineV
OK so let me preface this by saying I am not...

OK so let me preface this by saying I am not vegan for health reasons. lol


breakfast was leftover avocado sushi and inari and coffee with soy creamer

lunch was two bean and daiya burritos and...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   05-11-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,554
Posted By ElaineV
Personally, I choose agave nectar over honey. I...

Personally, I choose agave nectar over honey. I don't know how much agave nectar you're using but I'd venture a guess that it's not much and whether you buy agave or honey isn't going to have a big...
Forum: Action Alerts   05-11-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By ElaineV
raising money for Vegan Outreach

I'm raising money for Vegan Outreach, one of my favorite organizations.

I only need $100 more to meet my goal! If 4 of you donate $25 each or if 10 of you donate $10 each that would be great!...
Forum: Relationships and Family   01-17-2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By ElaineV
Vegan Teen Needs Adoptive Family

This vegan teen needs an adoptive home. Let's find a vegan family for him!!!

Please share with vegan prospective adoptive parents!

Link:...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   12-22-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 986
Posted By ElaineV
Here are a few more resources for you: 21...

Here are a few more resources for you:

21 Day Vegan Kickstart: http://www.pcrm.org/health/diets/kickstart/kickstart-programs

Detailed articles about vegan nutrition: http://veganhealth.org/
...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   12-22-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By ElaineV
Let's just say, for the sake of argument, that...

Let's just say, for the sake of argument, that plants feel pain and that they feel pain at an equivalent intensity as animals. STILL, even then, veganism is preferable. That's because:
- eating...
Forum: Physical Fitness   12-13-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,010
Posted By ElaineV
There are so many different kinds of yoga so...

There are so many different kinds of yoga so please try many different styles with different teachers to try to find the right fit for you.
I take a hot vinyassa class at my nearby Lifetime Fitness....
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   12-13-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,085
Posted By ElaineV
I went vegetarian when I was 6 years old. But it...

I went vegetarian when I was 6 years old. But it wasn't really vegetarian. I went pescatarian. We ate fish about once a month for about two years. So I actually went vegetarian when I was 8 but I...
Forum: Raising Vegetarian Children   12-13-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By ElaineV
I think supplements are good idea. But sometimes...

I think supplements are good idea. But sometimes multi vitamins aren't the best option. For example, some vitamins are better with just water others are better with food, some need fat, etc. So when...
Forum: Relationships and Family   12-13-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,852
Posted By ElaineV
Totally depends on the people involved. I had no...

Totally depends on the people involved. I had no problem dating meat-eaters but I had a very hard time getting serious with a meat-eater. Ultimately, the man I married was vegetarian when we met and...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   12-01-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,427
Posted By ElaineV
There isn't one kind of homeless person. Homeless...

There isn't one kind of homeless person. Homeless just means you don't have a place to live. You might be couch-surfing at friend's places or you might be at homeless shelters or sleeping on the...
Forum: Companion Animals   12-01-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,070
Posted By ElaineV
I think sharing a home with animal companions is...

I think sharing a home with animal companions is fine if they've been rescued. If they've been purchased from pet stores or breeders then I don't think that's ethical.

As far as feeding animals...
Forum: Nevada   12-01-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 866
Posted By ElaineV
Here are some photos from our feast ...

Here are some photos from our feast

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.891364134292880.1073741836.277073282388638&type=1&l=49816c6b0d
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