Caitlin Ballhagen
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Overweight vegan

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cristoforo Palmieri Feb 4. 4 Replies

So, my mum has been vegan for as long as I have (about 18 months) and we eat relatively healthy - I wouldn't classify ourselves as "junk-food vegans" but I also wouldn't say we follow a strict…Continue

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Feb 5
Cristoforo Palmieri replied to Caitlin Ballhagen's discussion Overweight vegan
"a vegan diet could consist of potato chips, french fries  and coca cola...   So It would still be really easy to eat badly as a vegan in a variety of foods.   It's all about calories in and calories out.  Typical…"
Feb 4
Sam replied to Caitlin Ballhagen's discussion Overweight vegan
"Aye, back pain can be very debilitating. You could be right about the lack of exercise being the cause though. Have you looked into any gentle exercises she could do?My dad is forever talking about losing weight but he doesn't look closely…"
Feb 4
Caitlin Ballhagen replied to Caitlin Ballhagen's discussion Overweight vegan
"I have exercised in the past and it definitely helps me lose weight. But my mum doesn't at all as she has back problems so it is very painful for her.  I have mentioned that it could be because of lack of exercise but she hates when I…"
Feb 4
Sam replied to Caitlin Ballhagen's discussion Overweight vegan
"I'm neither obese nor vegan but are either of you doing much in the way of exercise? Do you measure/record the number of calories consumed and estimate the number that gets burned?"
Feb 4
Caitlin Ballhagen posted a discussion

Overweight vegan

So, my mum has been vegan for as long as I have (about 18 months) and we eat relatively healthy - I wouldn't classify ourselves as "junk-food vegans" but I also wouldn't say we follow a strict healthy diet.  Anyway, from time to time she gets a bit down and depressed when she hears of people going vegan and losing heaps of weight and the same not happening for her... Has anyone else been vegan for a long period of time, but are still rather overweight, obese or just find it hard to lose the…See More
Feb 4
Caitlin Ballhagen replied to Viorica Ababii's discussion What do you do if you accidentally ate meat or food that was cooked with meat?
"Well, once I was at a friends place and they were having a barbecue (at the time I was only a new vegetarian) so I took some of their potato salad. When I sat down and looked at it, I realised there was bacon pieces in it.  I freaked out a…"
Feb 4
Caitlin Ballhagen replied to Xiao Kang's discussion What do you have for breakfast?
"I usually have toast and eggs (from our chickens only), or muesli with fruit and soy milk.  They are my main two breakfasts. In winter I eat a lot of homemade porridge, cooked on soy milk. :)"
Feb 4
Caitlin Ballhagen replied to Jeni Lilinette Reeve-fowkes's discussion Honey: Yay or Nay?
"I personally don't eat honey anymore as I classify it is an animal product and some of the bees can get harmed in the process. Also, I think it is wrong to take it away from them when they do make it for their own purposes and it is exploiting…"
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I love animals, nature and simple living. I am a bit of a hippy at heart. <3
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Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
—Albert Schweitzer, French philosopher, physician, and musician (Nobel 1952)

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 8:51pm on May 27, 2013, Suchada C. said…

Hi! Caitlin. Nice to meet you. :D

At 3:11am on May 28, 2013, Caitlin Ballhagen said…
Hi, nice to meet you too :)
At 6:27am on February 6, 2014, Jofer Santos said…

Hey, do we know each other? You look very familiar. :)

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