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Andy B
  • Madison, WI
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About Me: I think the best way to describe myself is someone defined by the moment. And I don't just mean my mood, I mean that every level of my self (that I can see) changes. This of course means that tomorrow I may no longer be defined by the moment, because that moment may have passed. (Te-he) One constant thing I believe though is that actions are way better than words, so I prefer to define myself through action, which tends to be difficult express in words.

What brought me to 30BaD: It all started half way through my freshman year of college I was dating someone and she was into health/fitness and was a vegetarian. So she got me to try it out (note that before this time I ate SAD and never cared because I was pretty thin) and suffice to say that the diet lasted longer than the relationship. So the following summer, after being vegetarian for about 4 months, I blindly went high carb vegan. I ate 1500-2000 calories of vegetables, rice, pasta, oatmeal a day (where's the fruit!?), while holding a physically active job, working out everyday, and got super emaciated, dropping from a pretty ripped 170 to a weak 135. Not knowing anything I blamed the veganism and started bingeing on anything and everything. I climbed up to 210 over the following 7 months... not getting super fat (as I was still exercising like a madman) but I felt like crap all the time. So that summer I went paleo and proceeded to feel worse and I just got chunky, no motivation to exercise and tired all the time. I remember a friend posted videos of Freelee, Durianrider, and Dan the Man on facebook and I watched them, but wasn't really ready to accept it yet. But over the next month the videos would just pop in my head here are there and after a while I just figured, what did I have to lose? So I took my paleo nonsense, threw it out the window, and went on banana island for 3 weeks. After those 3 weeks I felt better than I ever had before so I went all in. That was August 2011. Since then I've been a high-carb vegan.
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I'm HCRV already
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Favorite Books: Atlas Shrugged, A Clockwork Orange, The Other, Catch 22, A Song of Ice and Fire Collection, Dragonlance Collection... pretty much anything that's not The Catcher in the Rye.

Movies: Ocean's 11-13, Kung Fu Hustle, Requiem for a Dream, The Dark Knight, Clerks, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Memento, Heist, The Bank Job, The Italian Job, Goodfellas, ... any crime/heist, comedy, thriller, ... pretty much whatever.

Pastimes: music, guitar, hiking, kayaking, watching clouds pass by, ... whatever suits my fancy at the moment.
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! Let us know what high fruit assistance do you need?
I'm good for now, the multitude of videos have answered my questions.
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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At 12:44pm on October 3, 2012, iusecomputers2 said…

Hey is that place you work hiring? 

At 8:07am on June 26, 2012, iusecomputers2 said…

Nah, conventional.  Still really sweet, really tasty.  What do you do for worK?  Public market is where you get the BEST deals ;) 

At 7:16am on June 26, 2012, iusecomputers2 said…
Good find.  Organic?  I just got a little over 200lbs for 56$ at the public market this Saturday ;)  Abundance used to sell me 40lbs for 9$!  I think they caught on that the spotty ones are actually the best ones.
At 6:19am on June 24, 2012, iusecomputers2 said…
Nah.  Just saying whats up comrade, its great to See another rochestarian
At 2:29am on June 24, 2012, iusecomputers2 said…

hey whatsup

At 2:12pm on June 7, 2012, Chris P. said…

Hi Andy,

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