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My First Week as a Vegan

Hey guys! 

So like I said in my last post, I'm a total beginner with this whole lifestyle and I just feel that it's important to document my feelings and progress while transitioning. Not only will it be good for me to keep track of things but it also allows me to get advice from those who want to share! 

So I made the…

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Added by Cassandra on October 25, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

Just Starting Out

Hey guys! 

So I am relatively new to this whole lifestyle. I've always considered myself to be somewhat of a healthy eater and relatively active. I figured if I was getting in enough vegetables and keeping high-processed "junk" food to a minimum( with a treat every once and awhile) I was doing better than most average Canadians.  It wasn't until I really started diving into all the documentaries, youtube videos, and books out there about the vegan lifestyle that I realized I could do…

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Added by Cassandra on October 22, 2014 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

I still have extra weight and I have been vegan for quite a while now. (full vegan 6 months) (99% vegan 3 years)

I am not a large girl right now, (size 6 to 8(mostly 8)) so a part of be believes that this is my body settling at a weight it thinks is healthy for me.

My inner legs retain a lot of weight. And by weight, I mean fat. My quads are rock hard, but for some strange reason my inner legs will not loose the fat.

It's not a big deal, but I can still grab a handful of fat on my inner thighs and around my arms. So will my body stay at this weight no matter what? Or is it going to be like…

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Added by shifairah on October 20, 2014 at 6:33am — 10 Comments

Denial in all its glory

I was on that other forum, I have founded a group for vegan on that other place and I was reading some threads looking for other vegans.

I stumbled upon one where one of the participant said to another one that animals are doing worse to each other in the wild. The guy replied by posting many pictures of animals cuddling.

The first one posted a picture of a chihuahua with big pink glasses and verbally abused the other one...

I was just stunned at how strong his denial…

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Added by Catherine on October 1, 2014 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Pimples

Do any of you guys know what can cause pimples on this lifestyle? I started getting a couple a few days ago but I'm not sure why. I haven't dramatically changed anything in my diet, and I still feel pretty great overall. I'm not really stressed either, so I'm not sure what could cause the pimples. 

Added by Brittney Sy on September 28, 2014 at 3:58am — 3 Comments

Can you say Sorry?

Added by Martin Louis on September 23, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

Jumping Islands ~ RT4

Hello everyone!!

I have been eating a whole lot of bananas for the past eight days. attempting to do a full out banana island. with all of the bloating (and I mean massive ugly bloating), I have decided to jump islands... banana island during the day and HCLFV island at night (cooked). since island jumping, I have noticed a lot less bloating. Don't know why that is? My dinners have been staying the same: rice noodles, 1/2 head of lettuce, mixed steamed veggies and occasionally…

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Added by She Fit Vegan on September 10, 2014 at 5:13am — 6 Comments

How to get more variety on a low fat raw vegan diet

Bored of eating the same thing every day, or bored of all the bananas....

Here are my thoughts and tips on getting variety

 http://www.sophieblackonline.com/2014/09/four-ways-to-have-more-variety-on-low.html

Enjoy x

Added by Sophie Black on September 7, 2014 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Then and Now ~ Goal Pic!

Hi Fruity Ones!!! 

Today I wanted to share that I am on day five of Banana Island and am feeling way better than yesterday! Still bloated but whatever!

I have a pic from two years ago that I found recently in a pair of jeans that were my absolute FAV!!! I don't fit into them anymore :(

I was juicing a lot and of course eating 100% plant based... and was the slimmest I've been in a very long time. Fast forward to today ~ I tried on those same jeans and…

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Added by She Fit Vegan on September 6, 2014 at 6:40am — 6 Comments

Banana Island ~ eating a cooked lunch

Hello Fruit Bats!!

First off, please let me express to any readers who share advice, I greatly appreciate it!! I'm learning of this lifestyle and want to make the most of it and eventually share with others my experience and my reasons for making this my diet of life and longevity!!

Now!! I caved this afternoon after feeling distraught over a bloated belly from my banana milk breakfast... and being bloated from the night before. I have said it many times that I…

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Added by She Fit Vegan on September 5, 2014 at 12:35pm — 6 Comments

Cholecystitis symptoms retreat ~ UTI moves in!

So there's no doubt that I am facing some immune issues! My immune system seems to be running on fumes and needs a good boost. a week and a half before the gallbladder attack, I had a week and a half long UTI. Strange, because at that time I was one week into a juice feast. never had I had a UTI barge in while I was doing any sort of cleanse. now the GB is getting some rest and my pains are much much less now, I have no fever and the past two days my energy levels were pretty decent!!…

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Added by She Fit Vegan on August 28, 2014 at 6:16am — 2 Comments

Cholecystitis ~ and positive energy!!

So for the past four and a half days, I have been put on bed rest for gallbladder issues. On top of that, I have been firmly scolded "no fat diet!" ... As a matter of fact, my doctor labeled my diet as the BRAT diet, she says, "a BRAT diet for a brat." :D

Bananas

Rice

Applesauce

Toast (with jelly)

Let me also mention that I have known my doctor for over ten + years. She is a naturopath and offers a great deal of homeopathic remedies. My daughters have only seen her as… Continue

Added by She Fit Vegan on August 27, 2014 at 6:17am — No Comments

Passionate Vegan with digestive issues and now cholecystitis

I've been plant-strong for nearly seven years now! Raising two beautiful girls on the plant-strong diet as well. Our lifestyle of choice works for us! We love a colorful array of veggies, fruit salads, grains and all of the wonderful superfoods we come across.

I tend to dabble in raw adventures from time to time and even embark on juice feasts! Hey! Juice is part of this families lifestyle :) we love it! For quite some time, I have been following Freelee and her chosen lifestyle. I have… Continue

Added by She Fit Vegan on August 26, 2014 at 3:47am — 11 Comments

My vegan journey

So in February 2014 I found Freelee's Youtube channel. I was instantly captivated by the information she was sharing with us, and I started researching into this lifestyle. I became vegetarian two days later. A month later, I decided to be 'mostly vegan' - I ate vegan meals whenever possible, but did have vegetarian meals when there were no vegan options e.g. at restaurants.

For a while I debated being fully vegan, but I didn't want to be that one annoying person at the restaurant…

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Added by Hasini Jayasooriya on August 14, 2014 at 9:21pm — No Comments

801010 progress day 3

Guess who had an amazing day yesterday?

YES IT WAS ME! Of course I hope you too had a great day ;).

Anyway, sticking to 801010 was really easy. I stayed in bed until 2 pm, watching Dexter. I had a banana-strawberry smoothie, a box of dates and 2 apples. After all this relaxing I went to visit my family. My little brother+nephew were there too and we had a great time (though they also thought I was a bit annoying sometimes, because I was SO HYPER from all the carbs). I felt like…

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Added by Ilsa Suind on August 10, 2014 at 8:21pm — No Comments

No Such Things as a Vegan?

Added by Martin Louis on August 3, 2014 at 12:24am — 4 Comments

Day 20 - Halfway mark to Over 50 Fully Raw Vegan Challenge

Today marks the half way mark my 40 day challenge to eat 100% raw. Honestly at this stage I am feeling as if I should and could up counting because I really believe there will be no end to it. Why - because to date I have gone from 94kgs to 86kgs which is a loss of 8kgs in total, but to be fair I did loose 2kgs before I started the raw food diet just by giving up tea and coffee the week before.

 

So in actual fact in twenty days I have lost 6kgs. And I mean I have really lost…

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Added by Haven Raye on August 1, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Changes. My China Study, Earthlings Experience..

Where to start, I guess at the beginning.

I like many of you was taught that meat, fish and dairy were things that are good for you, it was only when I started to see videos of animal cruelty ie medical experiments and the testing of cosmetics along with videos of starving children in Africa did I come to understand the suffering that was going on in the world. That was about 18 years ago when I was 13, I stopped using products tested on animals wherever possible because for everyone…

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Added by Laney on July 30, 2014 at 6:30pm — 7 Comments

HELP! i want to become a HCLF vegan!

Hey guys! Im from Chile:) I'm 15 years old soon to be 16 and recovering from a past of anorexia. I do exercise 6 days a week which are pretty intense i would say( pilates, cardio , hiit, strength training.) I would like some advice and guidance from this community to become an 80/10/10er. I need help with my parents, friends, school and traveling aspects:/ I would like some advice and support please :) thanks xx

Added by Camila Guajardo on July 27, 2014 at 5:37am — 3 Comments

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