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  1. Thread: Vaccinations

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    Re: Vaccinations

    We once had a kid who picked it up after incessantly sucking on a ring.....on his finger, then in his mouth, and so on....the little dummy.
  2. Thread: Candida

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    Re: New health probs, suggestions please?

    Have they told you to start taking aspirin?
  3. Thread: Candida

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    Re: New health probs, suggestions please?

    Chances are they might not give you any treatment. After magnesium there's not much out there they prescribe regularly. And it's not like it's realted to weight or diet, in fact, usually it tall thin...
  4. Thread: Candida

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    Re: New health probs,suggestions please?

    Hi Tails, seeing as you're a nurse and all I'll don't meant to patronise, but to anyone else whose reading this, it's usually a genetic condition, and can affect as many as one in twenty people, more...
  5. Thread: tescos (etc)

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    Re: tescos (etc)

    I noticed not all of the products are approved by the Vegan Society, but I mainly buy the washing powders, that are approved.
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    Re: Global footprints game: whats your score???

    I've been dead for four years. Oh well, not missed much.
  7. Thread: Tiredness

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    Re: i've lost my healthy glow, but still feel good

    Either Thom's got a bug in his ear or he's permanently about sneeze.
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    Re: Flax oil

    I make flapjacks with flax seeds in, and haven't noticed them. I can mainly only taste the sunflower ones I stick in too.
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    Re: Global footprints game: whats your score???

    I put this on another site populated by typical onmis and they mainly got in the region of 3. And they said the test was stupid and faulty as it didn't include recycling or types and amounts of meat,...
  10. Thread: Tiredness

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    Re: i've lost my healthy glow, but still feel good

    I steered clear of acidic food for a while, and they just seemed to wear off.
    It seems to be quite common. A friend of mine's son is lactose intolerant, and allergic to everything. As a toddler he...
  11. Thread: Tiredness

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    Re: i've lost my healthy glow, but still feel good

    I printed one out a few years back, but I've had a quick look and the table's gone!
    There's tons of nutritional info out there if you Google 'vegan nutrition', but not my handy table anymore,...
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    Re: One Food for the Rest of Your Life

    French bread and sunflower Pure spread. I think I'd get sick of anything else.
    Actually, like Geoff, stick some chips in there, and a smidgen of ketchup.
  13. Thread: Tiredness

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    Re: i've lost my healthy glow but still feel good

    Vegans, just like everyone else, can have 'low' patches. Sometimes you don't notice stress creeping up on you, the effects of summer dehydration, not sleeping etc. It could be a whole host of things,...
  14. Thread: Vaccinations

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    Re: Tetanus

    But the worry will always be communication.
    We have people arriving daily in the coutry and most cases of TB have been due to immigrants. The same goes with many of the cases of 'dead' diseases...
  15. Thread: Vaccinations

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    Re: Tetanus

    But that's the thing, whooping cough had all but disappeared, but with the lack of vaccination, soon started up again.

    My other hope is that many of these diseases will go the way of small pox,...
  16. Thread: Vaccinations

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    Re: Tetanus

    It's a known fact that for the body to build an immunity it has to learn to make the correct antibodies it has to 'meet' the pathogen.

    I agree vaccinations aren't nice, and yes, they can give you...
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    I luuurve f*ck wit, it's a great insult!
  18. Thread: Vaccinations

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    Re: Tetanus

    But that's how we acquire our immuntiy to everything. The body needs a taste of something, even if means, like in the case of many chicken pox situations, having the illness itself.

    One thing I do...
  19. Thread: Vaccinations

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    Re: Vaccinations - yes or no?

    We have had our child vaccinated, as like Tails, I've seen what happens when you don't.
    Also, working with learning disabilities, I have also seen people who were perfectly normal until they had...
  20. Thread: Insects...

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    Re: Ants!

    Oohhkay, well, if talking doesn't work, you could always try tempting them.

    I have an ant situation this year, I'm not sure why, but this year there's tons of them.
    So I stuck some crumblemd up...
  21. Thread: Vaccinations

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    Re: Are tetanus jabs vegan?

    Oh lordy.

    Well, tetanus is a bacteria, and so like many vaccines works on the principle or neutralised or killed pathogens, so usually fine.
    However, if you cut yourself and have a tetanus shot,...
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    Are you stoned?



    I say butt and bum.
    Bottom is also pretty polite here. Teachers tell children to sit on their bottoms. It's just wrong though. Your feet are your bottom, and if we're just...
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    Twat's a great multi purpose word.

    Now I'm off to twat a twat in the twat.
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    Re: Do Caterpillars wee?

    Maybe it thought your jeans were a big female caterpillar....ohhhh baby....
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    The profanisaurus really has chianged my life.
    My husband insists on calling the toilet the cludgy.

    I love the explanations more than the words the Jane Austen and biblical take offs are great.
    ...
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    Re: The McDougall Plan?

    I hope this McDougall diet takes off and intoxicates the masses just like Atkins and the South Beach diet.

    I'm sure the reduction in constipation will lower crime rates. :D
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    Oh Kumen, I couldn't bear to be the one to corrupt you with my builder's bum crack mouth.

    However, Roger's Thesaurus, as in Roger Mellie from Viz, is one hell of a book. I read it cover to cover...
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    I love a good swear for theraputic reasons.
    I once did something awful, just terrible, at work. A stupid, sickening, pointless, messy mistake.
    It really helped my sanity to swear all the way...
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    There you go then Cal, proof we're better!

    Shall we take out tea in the drawing room?
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    Re: The problem with the term 'dietary vegan'

    I'm extra evil. :D
    I'd wear human boots. We remove cadaver skin (donated, or course) to use on burn victims, I'm quite used to the stuff. I know the animal didn't donate it, but I suppose my...
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    How weird is it that when I quoted Stu it blatted out the C- word?

    Ha! My computer's posh! She'll not be having any of your vulgar language!
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    Re: A mini-note about language on the forum

    Ha!
    Love it.
    All we have to do is be reeeally bad.
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    Re: A little note on language on the forum

    Oh Cal! :eek:

    My father was a sailor, but still...*faints*


    Someone get the smelling salts. :D
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    Re: Moving to London. Any Cockneys here? I'm looking for vegan groups etc.

    *Puts on annoying know it all hat*

    You have to be born within earshot of the Bow Bells to be a cockney.
    If you are, later you can qualify for the position of pearly king or queen! Joy!

    *Shuts...
  35. Thread: Vegan doctors

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    Re: Reputable fairly well known doctor

    The Dr Mcdougall diet is either vegan or nearly vegan based on where you look.

    I think it's great, like the anti-Atkins, put out there for the masses to follow in name of health and beauty, but a...
  36. Thread: "Semi-veganism"

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    Re: Semi-veganism

    Being a vegan, I bet you're packed full of nutrients, so if we're ever marooned, I'll eat you too!


    I see only a small difference in eating human flesh than animal, as someone said, corpse is...
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    Re: My lad's school trip to a farm...

    Hmm, this is a toughy.

    If you want to point some things out, I don't see any harm in doing it in an educational fashion. The chances are, even if you said in a loud chirpy voice, 'And here are the...
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    Re: My lad's school trip to a farm...

    I went on trip to a farm with my daughter class when she was in reception, and one of her friends asked
    'Do they get nuggets from chickens?'
    I said 'Yes', as anything other than that would be a...
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    Re: BBC Slaughterhouse programme

    It's one of the few good things about a licence fee.

    No commercial station would show that, as who the hell would pay to advertise during it except Quorn and Linda MacCartney?!

    They'll always...
  40. Thread: "Semi-veganism"

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    Re: Semi-veganism

    Yeah, stay.
    I think one of the most valuable facets of the internet is that we can discuss, argue and fight, and learn something about ourselves and each other along the way.

    In real life,...
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