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HELP!! NEW TO VEGANISM Hey everyone. I have been a vegetarian on and off for the last few years but finally decided to become a vegan after studying for my diploma in animal care and seeing the abuse animals suffer for human greed. Did anyone else find the transition from vegetarian to vegan difficult? x Post Date: 08/15/14, Replies: 5
Vegetarian in the military I am planning on joining the Military after college. I have heard it is hard to be a vegetarian in the military depending on where you are stationed. I was wondering if anyone had some advise or wisdom they can pass on. Yes I understand I can talk to a it recruiter about I plan to. I just like to have a little background knowledge. Thank you ? Post Date: 07/13/14, Replies: 2
Portland Vegan seeking living space Hello! I hope that this little note of mine finds you happy and healthy. I'm a long time Portland resident (since 2005) with a steady job (I've been there over 7 years) who is seeking a new living space and/or the right person to find a space with. House-sitting or similar arrangements are also of interest to me. Right now I live in NE Portland with housemates that I get along well with. They can be personal / rental references for me. I've let them and our landlord know that I'm looking for a new place. I want to move as I'm transferring to a different position within my company at a work site downtown. A regular bedroom isn't at all essential for me. I don't need much space and will consider pretty much anywhere that is safe, private, clean and keeps the weather outside. Tiny houses, Vans, large closets, RVs, sheds, garages and similar arrangements could all work well! I'm fairly flexible but prefer to be fairly close to inner SE Portland. I want to be close to 1 or more TriMet routes and the 15 or 20 bus lines work best. I prefer informal arrangements though signing a lease if needed is not a problem. I'm looking to pay $500 or less each month, with all utilities, etc included in that price. I pay my rent on time. About me: I've been Vegan for over 20 years and strongly prefer to live with other Vegans or at least to be in a meat free house. I don't smoke, drink or do drugs of any sort and prefer to live with folks who share these choices, at least while at home. I'm also Dad to three wonderful kids who I want to feel comfortable and safe when they visit. To be clear, my kids live with their mother - I am only looking for a space for myself. I'm a great housemate for someone who mostly wants their own space as I'm not usually home except to sleep, shower and such. When I am around, I enjoy socializing with my housemate/s if they're so inclined. I like to have occasional guests but won't be throwing any rowdy parties. If I sound like someone you might enjoy living with, let's grab a beverage and chat! Post Date: 07/09/14, Replies: 0
Looking for Fellow Vegans to start Group Hello everyone! :D I'm starting an orginazation online for the prevention of animal cruelty, animals are the most innocent creatures on the planet, no matter how many times human beings have hurt these beautiful creatures they have always given us a second chance at forgiveness, it's a gift from the creator to allow us to coexist as a community of creatures. email me at [email protected] thank you peace and love. Post Date: 07/08/14, Replies: 4
Looking for a Housemate in Los Angeles! Hi! My name is Nicole! I have a room for rent in my house and I was hoping I could share my ad here to connect with hopefully more like minded individuals. Here is the link... hope to hear from you soon! losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/roo/4509377184.html Post Date: 06/08/14, Replies: 0
From Australia to Florida I'll be visiting southern Florida on business, from Australia, in early March and would have liked a local vegetarian to recommend and join me at local best vegetarian restaurants. Post Date: 05/22/14, Replies: 1
seeking vegan room in LA (Santa Monica) Hi there! I'm moving to LA for three months. Was wondering if anyone is looking for a roommate or knows anybody looking for a roommate? It would be nice to live with other vegans :) Thanks! Claudia Post Date: 05/21/14, Replies: 0
Anybody from Dubai? Fancy a challenge? Hello there! In case anybody else is hanging out in Dubai in June, how about a Happy Cow challenge? I've gone through the restaurant listings for Dubai on Happy Cow and found that many places have rather vague info attached and now reviews. To make things better for veggies in Dubai and visitors to the city, I'm planning to visit as many of the listed outlets this summer to try their nomz, update the Happy Cow listings, and add some reviews. Fancy joining? Send me a PM here or email [email protected] Post Date: 05/18/14, Replies: 0
Looking for a room Adelaide Australia Hi There, I am a Vegetarian almost vegan (no diary) who is looking for a room to rent and share with people with the same mindful think than mine. I am transitioning to 100% vegan so I like to think of the idea of living with people who is in the same mood. I am very enthusiastic, like to keep me busy by working, studying, dancing, hicking and hanging around. Anybody with ideas or maybe interested? Post Date: 05/04/14, Replies: 0
Ninja Vitamix or Nutribullet Pro- which? So I'm getting one of these. Anyone feel strongly about one or the other? Ninja, Vitamix or Nutribullet Pro-? I'm single and busy. Looking for easiest road on this path. Which is the best of these three? Post Date: 04/19/14, Replies: 7
Vegan from Indonesia Hi, I'm vegetarian trying to follow raw veganism for a while now. Nice to meet you all :) p.s : if any of you are vegans from Indonesia, I will be delighted if you can contact me.. need support to be raw vegan :) Post Date: 04/11/14, Replies: 0
Teenage Vegan here hi i'm Meme2012. i have been vegan for a year now and vegetarian 2 years before that. i have wanted to be vegan for a really long time now but my parents and family were strongly against it and didn't accept it. i am the only vegan and vegetarian in my whole family and it is difficult to handle sometimes. i was very lost a year ago but then i met my best friend and she has brought me into her family who are vegan! Post Date: 04/07/14, Replies: 7
Hi! Am I allowed here? Hello everyone! I am a huge animal lover and mother to 2 furry babies - Buster (English Mastiff) and Norah (Mixed Breed Cat). I am just making the transition to shopping 100% cruelty-free, I avoid all land-animal byproducts, however, I am a pescetarian and my husband still eats meat. Am I welcome here? I've been kicked off any other sites I've tried and I noticed your TOS weren't 100% on it so I thought I'd give it a try! If so, hi! And if not.. have a wonderful day! Post Date: 03/15/14, Replies: 3
Vegans in Finland? Hi! I am Teresa from Spain and I came to Finland a week ago. I would like to meet some vegans here and I tried in animal shelters but they don't need more volunteers and the rights animal associations don't have upcoming events. I've already meet lots of nice people but I really would like to meet at least some vegans :P Post Date: 03/10/14, Replies: 3
Looking 4 veggie roommate - Vancouver BC hi there, Myself (vegan), my boyfriend (veg-friendly) and my roommate (vegan) are looking for a new roommate to join our household in the Commercial Drive/East Vancouver area for March 1st or 15th (we are flexible for move in date). Full details here: vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/van/roo/4336929849.html Please respond via CL if interested. Thanks and have a great day. Post Date: 02/19/14, Replies: 0
Gluten Free I'll be visiting Florida, staying at Ft Lauderdale, early March and am looking for recommendation for Vegetarian restaurants with Gluten Free options. Any suggestions? Thanks Post Date: 02/14/14, Replies: 0
just to introduce myself :) Hi, just thought it would be nice to introduce myself. My name is Hanna I'm from Warsaw in Poland. Having been a devoted meat lover for the first 21 years of my life, I turned vegetarian almost three years ago and I have never looked back :) I hope to be able to become a valuable member of this community :) Post Date: 02/12/14, Replies: 0
New from Oregon Just wanted to introduce myself - I have been mostly Vegan for about 5 years now. I'm 51 years old and trying to stay in the best health so I can enjoy my grandchildren. Right now my 20 mo old grandson keeps me pretty busy! I see so many people my age who are taking some kind of medication or another, or who have some kind of chronic illness. Most of them ignore what I do and continue eating themselves sicker - which is sad. But i have guided a couple of friends at work into the Vegan World - and they are happy and losing weight. Anyway - thanks for having me and I look forward to chatting with you all soon. chuck Post Date: 02/09/14, Replies: 2
Introducing myself from Oshkosh, WI Hello Everyone, Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kayla and I live in Oshkosh, WI. I was curious if there were any others from the area on here. I am a Vegan and have been since January of 2013. There are definitely not a lot of Vegans or very many Vegan friendly places around here. Hopefully as time progresses there will be more demand for Vegan options everywhere as more and more people are becoming aware everyday. -Kayla Post Date: 02/09/14, Replies: 1
edinburgh vegan and vegetarian group. just wanted to make people aware of the group which can be joined here. I have only just stumbled across by following a happy cow member. They are happy to have new people and you can join by following this link: http://www.meetup.com/Edinburgh-Vegetarian-Vegan-Dining-and-Socializing/ Post Date: 02/09/14, Replies: 0
Southern Florida plus Further to my earlier entry, my trip to Florida will be followed by travel to Las Vegas, Hong Kong, Israel and Singapore so if there are any vegetarians out there in those locations that would like to share a meal with an Australian third generation vegetarian, please let me know. Post Date: 01/16/14, Replies: 0
Any vegan families / pregnant ladies here? Hello Veggies from everywhere! I'm living in Cologne, Germany and I'm in my 17th week of pregnancy! As my veganism and pregnancy is a BIG Topic for all the smart People in my family, working environment, friends and so on I'm looking for pregnant ladies or vegan mums and dads to talk to about babystuff and veggiestuff ;-) Respond to this Topic or pm me, if you want to share experiences or tell me your Story!! :-) SO EXCITED FOR MY CUTE BABY :) Post Date: 01/13/14, Replies: 8
Introduce Yourself - Are you vegetarian / vegan? Welcome All! Please sign-in and introduce yourself. Are you a vegetarian or vegan? Becoming one? Tell us a bit about yourself, share your story, express yourself. Then if you have questions, or want to get involved in veg*n discussions, explore the rest of the board! Post Date: 01/06/14, Replies: 229
Need advice on nutrition for a runner Hi Guys, I'm a brand new vegetarian (4th day today). I've done a lot of research on food balance and nutrition when switching and finally decided to make the switch this week. I am very focused on living healthy and have recently started running. Tomorrow I will do my first outdoors 5km run. Very excited! My question is this: how do I eat around my training to make sure I have the right amount of protein and carbs for the session. 5km is only 30minutes to me, but in a normal training schedule I do 60minutes of cardio and muscle training and suspect I need to eat "smarter". If anyone can suggest a book or website or have personal knowledge to share, I would much appreciate it :-) Post Date: 01/03/14, Replies: 6
Vegetarian chef wanted perth scotland! Hi everybody, I'm opening up a bistro in Perth, Scotland which is going to specialise in vegetarian and vegan fare. I'm looking for a full time chef with a genuine interest in vegetarianism - does anyone have any ideas where I can advertise? Or would anybody out there be interested in applying for the position? Post Date: 12/31/13, Replies: 4
new just thought I'd say hello. And I'm moving to Orlando in less than 2 months, so if there are anyone here from Florida, let me know :) Post Date: 11/30/13, Replies: 0
Veg*ns in Clarksville, TN? Hi. I just arrived in Clarksville, TN (after a long time away). I've noticed some restaurants and grocery stores offer vegan and vegetarian items, indicating that there are, well, vegans and vegetarians in the area. When I went to Which Wich, and an employee there said they get many vegans coming to their location. And, Silke is very vegan friendly (their employees are very responsive to vegans!). So...I figure there are other vegans and vegetarians in the area...but they are...not visible to me. Please let me know if you are in the area! Thanks! Post Date: 11/28/13, Replies: 0

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