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I want to throw my laptop out in the backyard then shoot it multiple times.

I'm trying really hard to resist the urge of wanting a new one that actually works. Lard help me.




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Is it wrong of me to hate it when women whip out their ultrasound pictures? I internally groan when I see the pictures being fished out from their purse.

I'm sure it's different when it's family or something, but... As an innocent bystander? No thanks. Look, I get it that you're excited. That's great. But what exactly do you expect me to say in response? Don't even get me started on the people who proclaim that the child is "adorable" based on the ultrasound pics.
Originally Posted by SCG
People do that?!?
Originally Posted by FieryCurls
Oh yeah.

It's also becoming an epidemic on Facebook. One woman posts an updated picture each time she has an ultrasound. And my FB friends seem to love it, so it stays at the top of my news feed.

Not to mention people posting pictures of themselves with their positive pregnancy test to announce that they're pregnant. That seems to be an increasingly popular thing to do...

ETA: Oops! Had a double negative in there... Hope the last part makes more sense, now!

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And it will steal your innocence
But it will not steal your substance
But you are not alone in this"

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I want to throw my laptop out in the backyard then shoot it multiple times.

I'm trying really hard to resist the urge of wanting a new one that actually works. Lard help me.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
Saria will like that!!
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In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
Is it wrong of me to hate it when women whip out their ultrasound pictures? I internally groan when I see the pictures being fished out from their purse.

I'm sure it's different when it's family or something, but... As an innocent bystander? No thanks. Look, I get it that you're excited. That's great. But what exactly do you expect me to say in response? Don't even get me started on the people who proclaim that the child is "adorable" based on the ultrasound pics.
Originally Posted by SCG
People do that?!?
Originally Posted by FieryCurls
Oh yeah.

It's also becoming an epidemic on Facebook. One woman posts an updated picture each time she has an ultrasound. And my FB friends seem to love it, so it stays at the top of my news feed.

Not to mention people not posting pictures of themselves with their positive pregnancy test to announce that they're pregnant. That seems to be an increasingly popular thing to do...
Originally Posted by SCG
That's interesting. I just assume that I and my husband (maybe) are the only ones interested in my ultrasound pics. I definitely agree about posing with your pee stick. Those things go in the trash as soon as I get an answer!


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A baby puppy.
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I might still have my pee stick!
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Is it wrong of me to hate it when women whip out their ultrasound pictures? I internally groan when I see the pictures being fished out from their purse.

I'm sure it's different when it's family or something, but... As an innocent bystander? No thanks. Look, I get it that you're excited. That's great. But what exactly do you expect me to say in response? Don't even get me started on the people who proclaim that the child is "adorable" based on the ultrasound pics.
Originally Posted by SCG
People do that?!?
Originally Posted by FieryCurls
Oh yeah.

It's also becoming an epidemic on Facebook. One woman posts an updated picture each time she has an ultrasound. And my FB friends seem to love it, so it stays at the top of my news feed.

Not to mention people posting pictures of themselves with their positive pregnancy test to announce that they're pregnant. That seems to be an increasingly popular thing to do...

ETA: Oops! Had a double negative in there... Hope the last part makes more sense, now!
Originally Posted by SCG
The pee stick thing is gross. I did post one ultrasound pic on Facebook as a way of announcing my pregnancy, though. I figured anyone who didn't care could just ignore it, but almost all of my FB friends are people I know IRL. I never showed my pics to strangers. That's just weird.
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I have friends who posted the positive pee stick pic. I just thought "Ew you peed on that! No one wants to see that!".
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Originally Posted by Saria
Only if you bribe me with something edible.
Eres o te haces?
Oh, that's guaranteed.
My mother upon my telling her it was an apple cake:
"Oh, it's one of those kind of sour cakes."
(Everything with any hint of tartness is sour to my mother; she says she can't eat pretty much any fruit due to the acid.)
"If the apples are sour?"
"Well, of course, since you don't like sweet ones." (Because I like all my fruit to have a balance of sweet and tart, sigh.)

Seriously, I can never drink my mother's lemonade or any juice she makes. I also can't eat Dominican-style oatmeal anymore, and my mother finds my oatmeal to be "sin azúcar".
Phone sex!

Okay, I am way too excited about that.
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
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^ Been there, done that (two years of long distance). Helps make the dirty talk come easily and without embarrassment.
It's hard!
I ain't thirsty. There's plenty of fish in the sea, but I don't want all of them, can I have some standards? Or do we just have to settle, for someone's who meh and will do.
"
Amaretto is yummy!

On a related note, oops. I need to whip up an imaginary grant letter about something to someone and make it look legit to show off my skills to a grant writer who might want an assistant on a project of indeterminate size (unpaid, but could lead to something else, or at least make a good entry on a resume). I probably should not be buzzed when I attempt to do that. Argh, I have no idea what to write it about in the first place! This is the second day after the evening when my contact said to send writing samples, and since my most recent writing has all been academic or comedic and I've been told to nix the comedy with the apparently humorless woman who may need an assistant, which means I can't show two ends of a spectrum of formality, I feel I can't send other stuff without showing her I can do what she specifically needs. BLARG.

Good news, though: I've already got the other brief unpaid project that's come my way past the proving-I-can-do-it stage, so at least I'm not failing everything.
OMG, LOOK!!

...It's a siggie.
@LadyV69, try lactaid tablets. They have chewables. I am lactose intolerant as well. I don't leave home without them. There is even lactaid milk and ice cream.

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It's hard!
Originally Posted by kayb
That's what she said.




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Seriously, I'm dying from cute overload right now.

DH is a rockstar and drew some hissing cat silhouettes for me to cut out and they are freakin' AWESOME in the front window. I went outside to see how they look and squealed they look so stinkin' cute!!

Next I glue the googly eyes on the bats I cut out to hang up tomorrow.

BOO!!




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.

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