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Our community would be delighted to know you better. Please tell us more about yourself and what brought you to 30BaD. Detailed responses will only be accepted (feel free to reapply with more detail if at first not approved as a member). We suggest you pick a name other than your own if you want to maintain anonymity.
I had been contemplating going vegan for a year or so when I watching the Food, Inc. documentary. I know that it's not as harrowing as some other documentaries, but it was enough to show me what I supporting by using animal-derived products.

That night, I went vegan (actually only plant-based - I didn't realise how many of my cosmetics and other products needed to be binned and replaced until a few months later) on the spot, and immediately stopped eating animal products. Having no nutritional understanding, and being unwilling to incorporate new foods into my diet, I failed after a couple of weeks, feeling lethargic, nauseous and angry all of time.

I went back and forth like this for several months, until finally, when trying to work out why I couldn't be vegan if so many studies and documentaries said that it was not only viable but incredibly healthy, I found Freelee's channel. I think I binged-watched several hours worth of her videos all at once!

I don't know, somehow it had just never hit me that the lack of caloric _density_ in plants meant that I had to eat _more_ of them. I've been a vegan without falling off the wagon for about a year now, of which I'm very proud, and for the past ~five months I've been RT4. (It was hard to give up my vegan pancakes for breakfast ;))

I don't know why it's taken me so long to join 30BaD, I guess I've just been shy, especially given how what a "bad" vegan I was in the beginning.
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female
Please tell us about your dietary inclinations:
I'm raw till 4
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yes i am
My favourite books/movies/authors/pastimes are....
I spend most of my time drumming and playing video games, honestly. I have a 5-piece Pearl drum kit (it's perfectly vegan, I promise -- I checked thoroughly!), and my preferred games are World of Warcraft, Hearthstone and The Sims (1/2/3/4). I don't spend as much time reading as I do drumming, but my favourite author is Stephen King.
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http://www.facebook.com/amanda.ashlea
Durianrider & Freelee started this site to bring together high carb, raw vegan and vegan lifestylists' across the Globe! 30bad is a high standard and high performance team! We're here to help you make our team! Let us know what high fruit assistance do you need?
I can't store fruit! It goes bad quicker than I can eat it! I live in the middle of nowhere, so I can only buy it once a week -- and it always seems to start to rot or ferment before the week is out. I wonder if I'm buying everything _too_ ripe to begin with?
30bad is a fruit-focused vegan internet community which promotes a high carb fruit based vegan lifestyle free of any animal products. Our forum does not tolerate encouragement of anything contrary to this. Nor do we allow endorsement of non-vegan items or practises which involve the imprisonment, exploitation, abuse or murder of sentient beings. We also require our members to post with proper netiquette. Therefore, please indicate your intention:
I will comply because I like totally agree with all this

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