I've had a life long interest in fashion. Sewing by hand as a child and altering second hand clothes as a teenager. I never got that much into fashion beyond wearing various outfits that I liked usually for running or cycling or some such thing. I never really joined a fashion forum before either. So far, I'm learning a lot of terms I never knew and even gaining some insight into things that I have used for years. People here seem very intelligent, well informed and take an interest in their physical health and appearance. I find that refreshing in it's self compared to the prevalent fatalism about health. I feel inspired to work out harder and more often which can only be a good thing. So all in all this forum has had a positive impact on me I'd say. It's been a lot of fun.