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tiggerblue10 | 19:07 Wed 24th Apr 2019 | Body & Soul
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...for a month to see if it makes a difference in how I feel mood and health wise.

I use almond milk anyway but I've bought loads of dairy free alternatives and I like most meat free burgers, sausages etc. Some supermarkets do packets of grains and pulses with different flavourings such as Mexican which I quite like but it's all making me feel quite bloated.

This is my 2nd day and I would really like to keep going but I'm having trouble with the bloatedness.

Any advice on where I'm going wrong and what I should be doing? Will it settle down eventually?

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Don't worry, I'm not throwing anything away :o) Its just food based.
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I know Brian. I did notice the ;-) in your post :o)

I was being sarky.
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What dynamic duo?
This thread actually had me thinking before I ventured through what is the love of Tesco... through the sea of off-school muppets. Anyhow bought some Sausages, hamwhiches, ham, beef lasagne, chicken pies etc... the list goes on but forgot 'smegging' ;-) beefburgers.
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Dynamic duo? Eh! lol

You're making me hungry now, Arky!! Arrgghhh I love sausages so this is going to be hard...lets see if I last a month!
I know you're tougher than you like to let on Tigger... all the best with it. I'd be far too weak to even attempt it.
I wouldn't miss meat but I would miss cheese, milk and eggs.
are they your pets ummm

:-P
Lol...that did make me laugh out loud.
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My cat is called Ivan and he eats peas!

Fresh Mussels for dinner tonight in a creamy white wine sauce with a little bit of chilli :-)

I couldn't give up seafood either (that's not my pet) :-)
I'm a total Omnivore and always will be... I'm a bit jealous of your cat bless.. him/her. Sounds scrumptious, I forgot Omega3 fish type stuff as well.. but remembered Eggs, Bread, Cheese etc... and for the Veggies Mushrooms.
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I will start introducing fish and seafood when I feel the need to but will try and steer clear of dairy. Tried some vegan cheese and its pretty gross so will do without the alternatives on most things although I like almond milk.

My cat Snoopy loved bread and cheese and would swipe bits of toast off my plate, lol. Still miss him after 20 years :o(

Tigger and Blue never ate anything other than Felix AGAIL and the expensive little tins and trays like Sheba. Would never dream of forcing a cat on a vegan diet though. They're carnivores.
Aww I like the idea of snoopy, although he'd be looking at me wanting and be on his way hunting.

Tigger and Blue seem a bit snobby.

When looking after Bro's pets.. Cats know when its food time, predators circling me, Blossom, Jack, Sab, Caz, Tiger and Brandy... they are smooth with it though. :-/
Lynda Mca——- rosemary veggie sausages delicious and the kids love them
My cat is a meat eater, he'd be asleep upstairs and can smell me taking a steak out the fridge!
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I'd love to be surrounded by kitties ;o)

One day when I eventually move house I will venture back to Battersea or other rescue centre and get 2 more kitties.
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They sound nice Calmak.

Snoopy could do that as well, Ummmm, although it was a newly opened tin of tuna that got him nearly breaking the cat flap to get through!
//Tried some vegan cheese…//

Definition of cheese (from the OED): “A food made from the pressed curds of milk,”

Definition of milk (from the OED): “An opaque white fluid rich in fat and protein, secreted by female mammals for the nourishment of their young.”

Almonds don’t give milk; coconuts don’t give milk; soya doesn’t provide milk. Sorry to be a pain but this Vegan and Vegetarian terminology really gets my goat (the young of which are very nice grilled). I nearly came unstuck in a pub in Greenwich a couple of years back. On the lunch menu was “Vegetarian Fish & Chips”. No explanation was provided for this nonsense so I sought one. The “Fish” apparently was a slab of fried cheese. And I am allergic to cheese. Perlease...just call it what it is (though what you would call Vegan "cheese" is anybody’s guess).

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