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Heidi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-07-08 11:24 AM
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11. I fell from grace due to my mother's breaded pork chops. I was violently ill for 24 hours
after an hour-long meal that was nothing short of heaven.
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  -former vegetarians- a question mopinko  Dec-07-08 10:46 AM   #0 
  - I don't buy it  harmonicon   Dec-07-08 10:53 AM   #1 
  - I was Veg for about a year. No longer and it didn't make me sick.  helderheid   Dec-07-08 10:54 AM   #2 
  - I was vegetarian for about two years...  Concerned GA Voter   Dec-07-08 11:00 AM   #3 
  - Well, I eat meat and if I kept a slab of ground turkey on the counter for 2 days and then ate it RAW  HypnoToad   Dec-07-08 11:02 AM   #4 
  - Ask your doctor...  GoddessOfGuinness   Dec-07-08 11:06 AM   #5 
  - Interesting. What were the symptoms/was the diagnosis?  PeaceNikki   Dec-07-08 11:11 AM   #6 
  - What she told me was that her meatless years rendered her stomach devoid  GoddessOfGuinness   Dec-07-08 11:16 AM   #9 
     - doesn't sound too believable to me.  mopinko   Dec-07-08 11:27 AM   #13 
        - It's been many years, and I don't remember how they treated her illness...  GoddessOfGuinness   Dec-07-08 11:36 AM   #17 
  - That's very interesting....  Dystopian   Dec-07-08 11:12 AM   #7 
     - I think you may have been correct...  GoddessOfGuinness   Dec-07-08 11:26 AM   #12 
  - Check this out..  BrklynLiberal   Dec-07-08 11:13 AM   #8 
  - did you know  mopinko   Dec-07-08 11:22 AM   #10 
     - I did not know that.  BrklynLiberal   Dec-07-08 11:27 AM   #14 
     - Wow! I did not know that!  crispini   Dec-07-08 01:04 PM   #28 
  - I fell from grace due to my mother's breaded pork chops. I was violently ill for 24 hours  Heidi   Dec-07-08 11:24 AM   #11 
  - I had a roommate who was mostly vegetarian  undeterred   Dec-07-08 11:29 AM   #15 
  - I think vegetarians being "sickened" by meat is a whole lot of drama.  ftbc   Dec-07-08 11:35 AM   #16 
  - It can happen.  Heidi   Dec-07-08 11:40 AM   #18 
  - What happens when I get "surprise" meat products (icky details, sorry):  tofunut   Dec-07-08 11:45 AM   #19 
  - Same thing happens to my sister-in-law, who would be completely vegan if she didn't  Heidi   Dec-07-08 11:54 AM   #20 
  - I think it's automatic for a lot of people and a lot of dishes.  tofunut   Dec-07-08 12:14 PM   #23 
     - It's perfectly fine with me when vegetarians ask me about the ingredients.  Heidi   Dec-07-08 12:22 PM   #24 
        - You're a good egg, Heidi.  tofunut   Dec-07-08 03:13 PM   #32 
  - I get that if something's contaminated with dairy.  LeftyMom   Dec-07-08 02:52 PM   #30 
     - Yeah, most of my family is lactose-intolerant.  tofunut   Dec-07-08 03:12 PM   #31 
        - There was a recall a few years back on some soy parmesean.  LeftyMom   Dec-07-08 03:29 PM   #33 
  - I suspect that unpleasant things can happen as a result of any drastic change  petronius   Dec-07-08 12:03 PM   #21 
  - I agree with you about balance,  Heidi   Dec-07-08 12:08 PM   #22 
     - That's what I meant by "some upset" - I wasn't intending to trivialize the real impacts  petronius   Dec-07-08 12:50 PM   #26 
  - Moderation might be the way to go on this. So no Brazilian BBQ buffet!  JVS   Dec-07-08 12:46 PM   #25 
  - When friends make dishes that have meat stock in them  ThomCat   Dec-07-08 12:53 PM   #27 
  - Any serious dietary change can cause temporary stomach upset.  oktoberain   Dec-07-08 02:49 PM   #29 
  - I only eat fish a dozen or so times a year,  Mendocino   Dec-07-08 03:47 PM   #34 
  - i think your body often reacts to new things weirdly, i wouldnt be surprised if it were true  lionesspriyanka   Dec-07-08 03:49 PM   #35 
  - i didn't get sick at all, i think it was time  pitohui   Dec-07-08 04:07 PM   #36 

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