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Offline emeraldize

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PS am eating a DURIAN! does anyone know what that is? I bought it frozen and defrosted it, I think BF wants to kick me out of the house. It smells like a fungy sock, but I love it...

Yep. It sure does have a funky smell compared to its taste. I like almost anything, but the combo of the durian's pudding mushy texture and firm texture is odd for me.

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Just stopping in to wish the Mothers a Happy Mother's Day. Not a great day for me as you all well know. I wrote my son a letter. Nothing else special.Tomorrow is the appointment with the lung specialist and Tuesday I have to get the ultrasound since I was sick on Friday. Good news is I didn't barf last night or today. Still no stimulus check but what else is new. Have a good one, ladies.
Started Atripla/Ziagen on 9/13/07.
10/31/07 CD4-265 VL- undetectable
2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
8/09 CD4- 404 VL- 1,600
01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
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Offline BT65

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Good evening ladies,

Viv, that's really nice of you to provide dinner for your mum and grams.  I had a Healthy Choice frozen dinner today. Oh well, at least I ate.

Queen, I'm so glad you aren't puking.  I didn't get my stimulus check either.  There is some 800 number you can call to check on the status of the payment.  It's all recorded though, so you don't actually get to talk to a live person.  If it's not in my bank account tomorrow, and the recording still says there's no information about it, I'm calling the IRS directly.  I just hope I can get through. 

Well, my grandkids were supposed to come over today, but the "mother" called me and told me that my grandson has bronchitis.  So, I told her I'd drop off his b.d. present one night this week.  My daughter called me today to tell me happy mother's day, which totally floored me.  She's not real big on calling people, even on "special" days.  So, that made me happy.  We talked for quite awhile.  She might be flying back here the 2nd week of October.  I hope so.  I really miss her. 

Nothing else to report.  My day was uneventful.  I took a long nap.  Well, my brother is here.  We're going to watch some more of "The Wire."  Talk to you later ladies.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline minismom

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Viv: I don't give "grades".  When they know it, we move on.  If they aren't getting it one way, we try another way.  Most of our work is "real world" stuff and not very much is on paper, per se.  I don't really go by school grades, either.  I know what grade they would be in if they were in the school system, but we work where they are and move on from there. But, for things like sports teams, and Sunday School, we go by the grade they "would" be in.  For the most part, they are in different "grades" for each subject.  We also have to buy all of their curriculum.

 In our state, I'm allowed to keep a portfolio of their work and stuff that we do. I send a letter to the school board by June 30th signed by a certified teacher (of our choice). No one else sees the portfolio but us and the teacher signing the letter. The letter is about 4 sentences long and doesn't go into a whole lot of detail.  For our benefit, we also keep a team of lawyers on retainer who specialize in homeschool laws. I turn in our "intent to homeschool" for the next year at the same time, although the law is that it must be sent 2wks before the 1st day of school.  I just find it easier to turn it all in at once.

I hope everyone had a wonderful day today.  I didn't do much of anything, which means that I have twice as much to do tomorrow.  We're watching "Mr. Holland's Opus" - one of the best movies EVER made, in my opinion.  We watched "No country for old men" and it was one of the WORST movies ever made - right up there "Water World".  The other day, we rented "Charlie Wilson's War" and it was GREAT!  I highly recommend it.  I can't wait for the new "Narnia" movie to come out.

Much love to you all!
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Offline Dragonette

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morning ladies

checking in to wish our Queen the best of luck with the checkups. there's definatley a barfing virus going round, 2 of my friends have it. normally we wouldnt get the same bugs here and in the US, but now i think they are simultaneous b/c of the airtravel. hugs & strength to you, Queen.

its Monday but I have the day off for pentacost. before I moved to NL I had no idea about those holidays. anyway I am not doing much, but I should be, gotta work. the lake was great - wish i could spend all my days like this, just chilling in the fresh air. the water's frozen so i didnt go in but i did sunbathe and play raquetball. normally, i would be very embarassed and self conscious to appear in a bathing suit as i look now. somehow, at that particular time and place, i wasnt. its nice to have a relief from the critical voices in my head from time to time. i always hear men criticizing women after a certain age of being too fat, etc. i mean, even women who'd had children. and that is when those men themselves are not greek gods in the least (and if they are, so?). if they only knew how critical and miserable most women are in the heads anyway. even great looking ones. it almost doesnt matter what you look like, the thoughts are the same rubbish. not to say that i look my best now - but even when i look back at times that i really did look good, i didnt half enjoy it with all that body image crap, so whats the point?

Em, I finished 2/3 of my durian (it was bits not the whole thing), its an aquired taste but unlike most things that are such is pretty harmless, although they say in Thailand if you eat too much of it you'd get a fever. it does stink to high heaven though.

I will look out for that movie Mom, I'm guessing its an oldie, and I have access to a lot of classics here.

Betty you made the healthy choice  ;). I made fried chicken in panco crumbs (very large breadcrumbs) and lemon sauce and rice. fried chicken is the last thing i need. Good luck with the volunteering, I'm sure you'd be great. I wish there was someone like you working in an ASO here, the 2 times I called I got these detached sounding men, they were nice enough, but when you call for help and you get a polite but impatient stranger, it leaves you feeling worse.

Viv I must admit I am not a fan of Mr W in the least... glad you had a good time with mom & gran. I miss that too, hanging with my mom. imagine seeing your mom 2-3 times a year, in the past 6 years  :(. my grandparents are all dead.

hey Cindy, you're awfully quiet this weekend, hope it was ok.

Keeping, awaiting those pics...

sometimes i wish we all lived in the same town or something, we could do so many things, and help each other out.

lots of love for now to you all
"If you keep one foot in yesterday, and one in tomorrow, you piss all over today". Betty Tacy

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Hello G/F's,


Well as of the weekend, I am know a Mrs. LOL it was wonderful. I wish I had enough money so that I could have sent you all plane tickets. We went to a hotel that night. We will do honeymoon later

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Ladies,

Mum, I have to respectfully disagree with you on your take of "No Country for Old Men."  I believe it was an extremely well-made movie.  You do know it won the Academy Award for best picture of the year don't you?   I do agree with you on "Mr. Holland's Opus."  It was a good movie also.

Drag, tomorrow is when I start volunteering.  I'm looking forward to it.  It'll get me out of the house.  About those men who critisize women, well, they can all just kiss my ass as far as I'm concerned.  I know I could be in a lot better shape, but I really don't care what other people think about what I look like.    I don't have a bathing suit-haven't owned one in years.  I don't go to the beach, but just because I can't stand just sitting around, I get too bored.  I know most men prefer women who are petite, weigh about 50 lbs etc.  I don't know a lot of men who can look beyond physical appearances.  Women just need to quit being so self-conscious about it.  Because as long as they are (self-conscious), they'll keep feeding into men's perception of "the perfect woman."

Keeping-congratulations!  I'm so happy for you. 

Well, I spent the last two hours (no exageration) on the phone with the IRS.  I was mostly on hold, so I'm pretty irritated right now.  And I was transferred five times.  I couldn't remember when I filed my 2007 tax return (I worked for a month and 1/2 last year) if I included my social security income.  Because if I didn't I would have to refile.  Anyways, I finally got transferred to someone who could actually give me an answer.  He told me that, for some reason he couldn't explain, even though my 2007 tax refund was directly-deposited, my stimulus check won't be.  I won't get it until the end of July-they're mailing it.  I have a bad headache right now, but I guess at least I got an answer.  I foresaw disaster with this whole stimulus payment thing.  So much for having extra money this month.  Oh well, whacha gonna do.  It's very disappointing, but I have to keep telling myself that this is beyond my control.  That way, hopefully I won't be stewing for too long.  I know there are people with far worse problems than I have.

Queen, I hope you're feeling better.  I'm thinking of you.

I'll be back later.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Afternoon Ladies----

Yesterday was a drag. I went to the lung specialist today and he says he is surprised that the scan even picked up the nodule on my lung. It is that small and he doesn't feel it is cancer. He says at this point all he can do is monitor it for about 2 years by doing scans every 4 months to see if it gets any bigger. I called back to the liver specialist and the MRI confirms that I have a lesion on my liver but now they want me to go to either Pittsburgh or Cleavland depending on which will accept my insurance and have them look at it. Now for me to be traveling to either of these places, I am thinking it must be serious. I have to wait to see which one will take me. But that still leaves the question of how am I going to get there. The car is still not up and running yet. And I can't depend on my friend who takes me to all my appointments in town to take me there, that is a bit of gas.  If I had my own car running, I would drive myself there but you know the story with that.

Betty- What was that IRS number? I called the one I saw on their site which asked me questions of when I mailed in the stimulus, the amount, and my social but I get the same response as when I visit the site. They don't have any information which pisses me off cause I mailed my rent rebate the same time as I did my stimulus and when I call the rebate hotline they say they received it. So, I know the IRS has received my stimulus information.

I swear it all is so frustrating....
Started Atripla/Ziagen on 9/13/07.
10/31/07 CD4-265 VL- undetectable
2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
8/09 CD4- 404 VL- 1,600
01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
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Offline Dragonette

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hi Queen

glad, very glad to hear about your lungs but so sorry about the whole ordeal with the insurance, the car, the IRS. I know you will find a solution one way or another but its so crap having to go thru this. maybe your ASO will be able to help out? i dunno, what a Catch 22... I dont know how far these places are from you either. is there any public transport at all? hang in there is all I can say... you're a tough lady.
"If you keep one foot in yesterday, and one in tomorrow, you piss all over today". Betty Tacy

Offline netta

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Happy Belated Mothers Day! For those that don't already know we had a bad Tornado hit Mothers Day!The worst in 50 years! early about 5am. No electricity till today.I had  to stay with my grnadkids  who were scared to death! We had hail the size of golf balls! everthing is a mess,schools closed today and they have a curfew in the whole city of Macon.(Georgia)They have declared it a national disaster. I had just flown in from Va beach Sat.nite and all hell broke loose.Thankful my family was well and not to many people hurt.One man died when his trailer home was picked up and slamed into a tree by the tornado! Very sad, his wife survived but is in criticle condition.  I am very tired and have not had much sleep, just returned home,  I have a headache and have not even taken my meds! in days. so I will be trying to get things back to normal here at my apartment. Take care all, much love.
« Last Edit: May 12, 2008, 04:50:59 PM by netta »
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Offline Queen Tokelove

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hi Queen

glad, very glad to hear about your lungs but so sorry about the whole ordeal with the insurance, the car, the IRS. I know you will find a solution one way or another but its so crap having to go thru this. maybe your ASO will be able to help out? i dunno, what a Catch 22... I dont know how far these places are from you either. is there any public transport at all? hang in there is all I can say... you're a tough lady.

I really don't see a solution, not to sound like the voice of doom but just being realistic. I have tried contacting the IRS to no avail. Both Cleavland and Pittsburgh is about an hour and half away from me but there is no public transport that would take me there. And if I ventured on a grayhound, not sure how far bus station is from hospitals. I am going to call my ASO to see if they can do anything but not really holding my breath.
Started Atripla/Ziagen on 9/13/07.
10/31/07 CD4-265 VL- undetectable
2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
8/09 CD4- 404 VL- 1,600
01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
Cherish the simple things life has to offer

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Offline BT65

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Ladies,

Queen, the IRS phone number I called that I actually got a live person on was their main number which is 800-829-1040.  I had to navigate a bit to get a live person.  And most of the two hours I spent on the phone was on hold.  But, I'm glad I did call.  I'm so, so sorry to hear about you needing to go to another city to see a specialist about your liver.  It seems like there would be something closer (anything).  I hope your ASO can help you out.  They have to do something if you can't find a ride.  The whole system, medical, government, welfare etc. is so damn frustrating.  You keep hanging in there.  I'm here for ya, seriously.

Netta, I heard about the tornadoes.  I'm so glad you weren't hurt and that your family is safe.  Now, about missing your meds... I know that's such a personal decision, but being a long term survivor myself, I know how important it is to stay on the meds.  The alternatives are so much worse, as you know. 

Nothing else significant happened today.  It was actually sunny here today.  Tomorrow I start volunteering at the ASO, so wish me luck.
I've never killed anyone, but I frequently get satisfaction reading the obituary notices.-Clarence Darrow

Offline Queen Tokelove

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Betty-- That was the number I called. I kept getting automated prompts asking for my information then it said they no information about anything then hung up on me. I didn't even get an option to talk to a live person. I'm not sure if my ASO will do anything. Yeah, the system really sucks big time.
Started Atripla/Ziagen on 9/13/07.
10/31/07 CD4-265 VL- undetectable
2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
8/09 CD4- 404 VL- 1,600
01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
Cherish the simple things life has to offer

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Offline minismom

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Betty: I knew it won an award, but didn't know it was for best movie.  I couldn't even figure out what it was about.  I get it that a man found the drugs and ran and some group of people (Mexicans) were after him and so was this other scarey looking man but another group sent Woody to go kill the bad guy who was trying to kill the other guy.  And then the scary guy kills everybody but the theif, but he kills the thief's wife after her mommy died (the same day?).  Then scary man gets hit by a car and gets a broken arm?  I totally missed the whole point of the movie: if you find drugs and money in the desert don't take it? 

Queen: yes, the system sucks.  We have no idea when we'll get our stimulus check. We thought it would be direct deposited May 16th, but now we think they'll mail it in July.  Who knows?  I don't want to know anything about it.  It'll go in and out the same day to pay bills.  So, I'll do what any other blue-blooded American would do - I'm going to eat chocolate ;D

Congrats, Keeping!!!  When are we going to see some picutures of the beautiful blushing bride and that hunk of a hubby?

Drag, Keeping, Wish, Snow, Tendai, Winnie, Cin, Qeen, Betty and everyone else: I love you all bunches!!!

Mum

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i will post some pics as soon as i get them back.
« Last Edit: May 12, 2008, 11:25:32 PM by keepingfaith »

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Betty-- That was the number I called. I kept getting automated prompts asking for my information then it said they no information about anything then hung up on me. I didn't even get an option to talk to a live person. I'm not sure if my ASO will do anything. Yeah, the system really sucks big time.

Queen, when you call the number and it gives you options to choose from, I think I chose something like "I need help filing my tax return."  Just something I really didn't need, but I figured that choice would be the best bet to get connected to a live person.  It's quite the navigation to try to get a live person though.  I was on the phone for a total of two hours and I think the time I actually spent talking to live people was probably about 10 minutes.  So, the rest of that time was spent on hold.  I also called at 8:00 in the morning, because I'm sure as the day goes on they get much busier.  Oh, and I was transferred about four different times to people who couldn't give me an answer.  Finally, someone transferred me to someone in accounting.  They were the ones who told me mine would be mailed in July.  Good luck.
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Netta- Glad you and yours are OK, that must have been so scary. 

Betty- I hope you have a good day volunteering today, I am sure you will meet some interesting people.  My soc ends in 07 and I thought I would get my payment on the 9th but when I didn't, I went to the website and it said the 16th and yesterday I got a thing in the mail that I should get it by the 16th and how much it will be?

Queen- Glad you got some good news but I wish someone would tell you what they are thinking  about your liver.  Can you see what your options are as far as getting there?  How much for the train, bus?  No one on the forum lives in that area?  I would think the ASO would pay for it definately, but if not lets ask for donations from the forum.  People are sending in money to go to Mexico, this is important, we need to get you there so you can find out what is going on.  I still have a couple of necklaces left, I can see if I can sell them and send you the money.  Let's pool our resources, GF!!!!  How are the kitties?


Drag- The durian sounds interesting!  Smells gross but tastes almondy?  The pics of it, when they are younger remind me of little penises with green balls ;D  Is it really that expensive for one fruit? 12 to 24 bucks something like that.  I never had good body image either but I have to get a bathing suit this year so I can swim with the kiddos.

Mum- Homeschooling sounds very interesting, I don't think I would have the patience for it though.  Next year everyone will finally go to the same school so if gas prices are too bad I can walk them or stick them all on my bike w/trailer.

I got up early to make my son a nutrious and delicious breakfast because he has testing today  :-\ so I better get cracking.  Hope everyone has a great day.  Hi to Win, Keeping, Wish, Viv, cjc,Tre,cam, Than, Ten, Moon---hope you are feeling better.  I wonder where is Sunseeker is?

Snow
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Good morning.                                                                          Queen, very sorry to hear that you will have to travel to another city to see a specialist. I hope that it's not serious and that there are just better doctors where they want you to go.                                      Betty, hope your first day volunteering is a great one                            I hope you ladies get everything worked out with your stimulus checks. It seems very complicated to me.                                             Mum, you are officially my hero. I find one child,that goes to public school. to be trying at times and you deal with several. Glad your kids will eat the veggies. We always have a garden,Dad plants, we pick, moms processes and picks. It keeps us in veggies over the winter. Robert will eat most of what we put in front of him and ask for more.        Snow, hope your son does well on his tests.                                        Anyway, worked 10 hours straight through Sunday. It was a madhouse but the seating and serving went as smoothly as could be hoped for. I didn't work the final part, I just stayed and helped cleanup. I have had a cold this weekend, It started on Friday and by Sunday at 4:00 , I thought I was going to fall out.  Monday I felt better, went to have blood drawn. I met this guy off the personals at the clinic, we had discussed it before hand. He is not THE ONE but a nice guy that I could maybe hang out with or have "a little fun" with.                                                                                               Em , hope everything is going well in your life and household.                             Dragonette, I read about the Durian. Never seen or had it but I like some odd things too.                                Ladies, Time to get ready go work. I am going in early to get some stuff done that we missed Sunday          Hope everyone has ca great day. Antbody I missed, Win, Wishful, Keeping, Veritee, Moonlight, have a good day.    Cristy

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good morning ladies

first of all - keeping - CONGRATULATIONS MRS SO-AND-SO! i cant wait for the pictures i'm sure they're beautiful

Queen - it is good news about the lung right? i hope u find a way to get to Pittsburg and see the liver specialist.  the system over there really is a bitch, i can understand your frustration. hang in there..

Mum - Mini is too funny, i was feeling sorry for the junior doctor

Drag - i second you on your wish that we all lived close to each other, that would be so great!

Netta- must've been scary with the tornado.  i've seen films of crazy scientists and people chasing tornadoes and filming them, crazy crazy crazy.  there was a movie that was screened on tv but i fell asleep before it came on. in the previews there was this guy saying "we have to stop it" and i'm laughing my ass off thinking 'yeah right how does he think he can stop a tornado'. anyway i'm relieved u and yours are all okay. shame about the guy who died though.

Betty - good luck with the volunteering, i hope u enjoy it.

im so premenstrual right now, i'm barely keeping myself in check. and so hungry! all i can think of is getting home and swamping myself with food food food. how i long for the days when u could just walk into a shop and buy whatever u want as long as your pocket allowed it.  now even if u have the money there might not be anything to buy or its too ridiculously expensive that u decide its better to go home and cook whatever is there instead of buying a quick snack in town.

Christy - ooh a love/fun  prospect.. i hope u have lots of fun together ;)

Em- hi hows your daughter doing?

Shyguy didnt call over the weekend the idiot.  i've kind of put him out of my mind like james blunt (though i dont know what that song means). i'll just leave him be , i dont think he's really serious or maybe he doesnt know what he really wants. whatever.... ::)

ugh, i have this aunt.  she was married about 2 years ago to this guy , pompous jerk with a Napoleon complex.  they built a house etc and had a kid together right, then this jerk decides to go out and impregnate this college girl. after A LOT OF SHIT they got divorced, sold the house, she took her daughter and he went to live with his new wife.  so my aunt built a new house, she finished it a few months ago and now theres only little things like the ceiling to finish off. so anyway this jerk starts worming his way back into her life saying he misses her and their daughter what what. ok my aunt used her share of the house money to buy a new stand(piece of land to build property) and she built that house on her own (with the help of a few boyfriends of course). meanwhile the jerk is living in a single room, his wife had a difficult birth, premature baby and huge hospital bills which required him to sell his car etc. lets just things are going really bad for him and he has a sick father or uncle or something whose really sick and they cant afford to pay for the scans blood tests etc etc. and there my aunt is, doing deals at work which give her lots of cash, running her little black market of groceries at home and receiving money from abroad and generally doing very well for herself. so now this man wants to come back coz he's so broke and his marriage is unhappy. when we talked with her about it shed be like "oh i dont want him back" then it was "children need their fathers", then it was "i'll only take him back if he does all the required procedures etc" (thats going to my uncles and formally asking for forgiveness for dumping her and paying any 'fines' that may be charged).  Ha! Last night we heard he's back living in HER HOUSE full time! im so disgusted.  my sister said its like going to the sewage and eating your own shit.  after all that man put her through! she lost weight and looked like she was on her way out we got worrried about her. i guess she missed getting laid every night. we'll just sit back and watch as the drama unfolds.  coz there will be drama. all those relatives of his will descend on her house and bleed her dry i bet u. i dont think she realises what she's getting herself into. i think they see dollar signs when they look at her. and the other wives? think they'll just take it lying down? i dont think so. we'll just wait and see. this ought to be interesting....give us more things to gossip about with my sisters.  we've already assigned the little one who lives close to her to keep an eye out and keep us informed
Gees that was long. sorry!

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Here is a pic my cuzzin took.
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Morning ladies,

Keeping-you guys look terrific!  You make a beautiful bride.  I wish you years and years of happiness.

Snow, is that the ISTEP test your son is taking?  I remember when my daughter was in school and she had to take those tests, I would make her eat oatmeal and toast with peanut butter.  I was supposed to get my check directly-deposited on the 16th, but I guess that's not happening.  Whatever.  I knew this (stimulus payment) would not run smoothly.

Cristy, I sure hope your cold clears up.  And tell us more about this new guy!  That's exciting.

Tendai, I don't know why it is some women feel like they "need" a man.  Your aunt sounds like she was doing so good.  I hope she doesn't get taken for everything she's got.

I'm looking forward to volunteering today.  It gets me out of the house, and out of myself.  The guy who might have given me herpes or something (the results aren't back yet) called last night.  It was all I could do to say two words to him.  He's always on this "poor me" trip.  And his life really isn't too bad, so it nauseates me when he does that.  Of course, I don't react to it at all.  When he starts in on that, I don't say anything to him.  I think he wants me to invite him down for another weekend, but that's not happening.  Not again.  If that test comes back positive for herpes, even though I know it's 1/2 my fault, I will rip him a new one.

OK ladies, I'm off to check out a few more threads and then get ready to go.  Have a good day everyone.  I wonder where Wishful has been?  You still with us?  And Cindy?
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no fair - never saw the picture! :'(

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Hey ladies..Hows everyone??..i had posted on Friday but lost it all..and i didnt log in yesterday but im gonna try n remember what was said..

Betty:..i definitely had u in mind when i typed NO MERCY..i was thinking Betty'll like this..lol..oh and yeah i meant to type HSV not HPV..my bad...HPV is warts i think...i think they have a vaccine for that too..guardasil..FYI..(i know doc said not ) I cant stand complaining azz men...wanting u to feel sorry..let me feel sorry on my own without all that bitchin n naggin..I HATE THAT..esp from a man...

Queen: Ur in my thoughts..((Queen))..good about the lung not seeming to be threatening...im keeping my fingers cross about the liver...

Tendai: Your aunt prob is lonely for him or feels sorry for him...but thats what he get..KARMA is a muthafizzle...she should let his ass rot...and next time shyguy say anything about u taking him out laugh in his face and walk away or hang up...loser...

Keeping: CONGRATS MA!...I wish u all the luck! I didnt see a pic??

Hey SNOW...yeah i have to get the pics developed tho..we forgot the digital ..and had to get a disposable one..

VIVT: It was me that asked about the teenager..her head is just in the clouds..and I wish i had the remedy besides putting my foot up her ass...she knows what to do but she wont do it..or she will do the bare minimum...

Netta glad to hear noone (family) was hurt in the storms....hope all is well..

Nothing for me to report on really...cept i did have a something of a period ..well it started while i was in VA..but i was more like spotting for 3-4 days..the only time that happened was when i was preg...and i better not be being as tho i got fixed...it totally skipped april and then i had that episode..i have to go the gyn..its time anyways...

TRE;DAI: Fuck him girl!!!

MuM: u traiining Mini right (about the doc visit)..i find it funny (sometimes) when our kids mimic us....

DRAG:I may have missed it but please tell me what is DURIAN???..did i hear it was  fruit??..that stinks??...HMMMM

CJC: Feel better soon missy...

Veritee: I hope all is well.....

And to everyone else..take care and dont froget to SMILE TODAY...
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hey ladies,

Netta, what a scare you had, sorry about that. Thank God for you & family remaining safe. Truth is between the typhoon in Burma last week (30,000 dead and counting) and the earthquake in China this week (20,000 and counting), I haven't heard anything at all about a hurricane hitting America. This is the era of national disasters... they can't broadcast them fast enough. Crazy.

Cristy it sounds cozy with all your family planting, picking, and pickling together. Robert is such a good boy. You're a great asset to your workplace I hope they appreciate it.

Keeping congratulations !! (throws virtual rice) but I didnt see the pics either, if they're uploaded somewhere you can send a link if you dont want to post it here, of course as much as I'd like to see them, pls dont do anything that makes you uncomfortable...

Tendai, I hate it when guys say they'll call and don't. absolutely. what can I say... maybe shyguy's shyness overtook him. Poor thing with the PMS. hope you have something satisfying to eat tonight.
 
Mom the plot you wrote sounds like the movie A Simple Plan with Billy Bob thornton & Bridget Fonda, its from the late 90s, same thing about finding money. With that movie, it's about the dangers of letting greed into your life. No one makes movies about the dangers of not having money though, unless there's a happy end like in the Pursuit of Happiness.

Queen, how's it going? hope you got somewhere with the phone calls.

Wishful nice to hear from you again.

I didn't think the durian would draw so mush attention, I am quite touched actually... anyway it's a kind of very smelly, soft fruit from south east asia which has a very thick spikey skin and therefore kind of ferments on itself,  and gets real smelly and gooey. But it is the "king of fruits" and many Asians are crazy about it. B/c it is that way it's prohibited from a bunch of places also trains, planes etc. so i was excited to find it here, frozen. I was getting my BF ready for the exotic delicacy as we waited for it to defrost, mind you each piece was individually wrapped in cling film and then put in a plastic box which was again wrapped, as the smell started to waft thru the house before I have even unwrapped it he changed his mind about wanting to try it. More for me then..  :P

I am having a minor migraine - meeting with boss, way too many things are work and its not like Im being paid extra (course not, as I am not officially a worker). I found the whole tax debt thing completely demotivating but at the same time I will have to work extra b/c I must make sure the next job will not put me in such a compromising position and that there is one, in fact...

Hugs to all the usual suspects, those I missed this time...


 
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Well, just to add a little drama before I go to the ASO.......

I checked on the IRS website about the refund and it said that I wasn't eligible because I didn't make enough money. So, my initial fear was true...I forgot to include my SSDI income when I filed the 1040 in January.  So, now I have to refile.  Where the IRS agent yesterday got that I would be receiving a check in July, I have no idea.  So, who knows when I'll be receiving the stimulus payment.  If I do get one. :-\
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Evening Ladies----

Just thought I would chime in since I have been kind of quiet. I have been in a bitchy mood lately but I think I am getting over it. Not much going on with me, I blogged last night, took pics of the kitties. I like my avy with Lucifer, he really looks like he is saying what I wrote. I am still playing around with the cam I bought for 20 bucks but it takes pretty good pics too. I can also do video with it..*calling Wini, the Video Queen*.. I want to do some vids of the cats playing.

Betty--How did the volunteering go? I am holding my breath waiting for your results to come back. I hope it comes back neg of course, cause if it doesn't, I pity the fool... :D

Wishful---Good to see you back, girlie.

Snow---I don't like to ask people for monetary help but if someone chose to do that for me, it would be appreciated. But I would like to see what my ASO can do first but I am still waiting to hear back from the specialist on where I am suppose to go.

Dragonette---Your stinky fruit story had me laughing.Kind of remind me when I cook chitlins but I try to use things to kill the smell while they cook. No one here eats them but me so more for me.

Keeping---Hey Mrs. I didn't get to see the pic either but congratulations.

*Paging Cindy...sending smoke signals to Em....And a APB for Ms. NY, I really miss her*

I have given up hope on the stimulus, it's so fucking complicated, if it comes, it comes. I know my rent rebate is a definite. I called the Section 8 office to see what the hell they are doing. I am so ready to move out of here. I got the spiel, you had your interview, we'll be sending you a letter and then she confirmed my address. Ugh. Someone asked how the kittens were, well, I have been trying to take pics of them but they are not co-operating much. Here some I took a few minutes ago.

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Evening ladies,

Queen, those kitties are sooo adorable.  I don't know the results of the herpes test yet, but when I got home from the ASO today, I had a message from the doc's office to call them.  Of course, they were closed when I got home, so tomorrow I'll see what they wanted.  That call has me wondering if it's the results.  Yes, if it is a positive result, that fucker will have a new asshole. ;)  Of course, he might like that, who knows.

Well, the volunteering went well.  Someone got banned for threatening to bring in a gun (intimidation).  I got to learn their phone system, how to lock up, stuff like that.  I get along with all the case managers; I already knew most of them.  So, it was a good day.

About the stimulus payment, it's just too aggravating to think about too much.  Those fuckers at the IRS don't seem to know what they're doing.  Hell, I could probably do a better job.  I'm like you, Queen.  If I get it, I get it.  I'm not holding my breath.  When it comes to anything the government does, I just sit here in bewilderment.  I knew when Bush put this stimulus thing out there it could only spell disaster for a lot of folks.  Anything that comes from Dubya has dark shadows looming. 

Ok ladies, nothing else to report.  I hope everyone is having a good evening.   Wendy hasn't been on here in awhile either, which is unusual.  Ladies, if you're lurking, please let us know how you're doing.  You know how we worry.
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Good evening all!

Betty-It's good to be out doing something. I know I can only stay stagnant for so long. I get soooo bored! Especially during the summer!

Queen- Did the doctor give any other information about the lesion on your liver? Like what caused it and how big it is etc.?

Keeping- Where was the picture?

Drag- I have never heard of that fruit. Is it only available where you live?

Wish- Is she doing ok in school or has she really dropped down? Sometimes it helps to find something they are interested in to get them motivated. Is there a particular subject she likes?

Well we are getting closer to the end of the year and the kids are really showing it. These last 2 days have been the worst all year. Today I wanted to cry and tear my hair out. They just are not following directions and some seemed to have stopped doing work. UGH! The kids are dismissed at 2:15 and at 2:30 I shut my light off and my partner teacher asked where I was going and told her I am going to the office to do some filing so I can not think...bad day! On top of that today was my day with the therapist and I just did not want to be there. I came home, gave the dog a bath, ate dinner, checked email, and am now going to get into the shower and go to bed early...tomorrow is another day! Take care everyone!!  :) :) :)

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my idiot aunt was in our building today with the ex and the sick father and mother and sister. i bet she is the one paying the bills. we're going over there during the weekend and get the full story. everybody's pissed off..

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Morning ladies,

Viv, I know you're counting down the days until school is over for you.  The kids are probably getting anxious to be out of school also.  No, that doesn't excuse their behavior.  I hope they act better for ya these last few days.  I couldn't handle being a teacher and I think good teachers are truly a blessing.

Tendai, oh, I'm sure your aunt is paying the bills.  And what you said about the ex's family is coming true, isn't it.  They're all going to try their hands at your aunt.  Try to keep your head, although it must be really hard.

Last night, when I was looking at my appointment book, I noticed I'm supposed to have an appointment today at 9:30 with a psychiatrist.  I had totally forgotten about it.  So, I think I'm going to change it.  My doctor told me, given my history (addiction, etc.), he wanted me to see a psychiatrist for a consult on what antidepressant to use.  I don't even want to go see one; it would mean I would have to vomit out my whole psych history.  I've done that so many times, you'd think it would be 2nd nature.  But, I hate to go over things again and again.  So, I might either change it or just cancel it.   

Today is another day at my ASO.  I don't have to be there until 1:00.  My doctor's office doesn't open today until 1:00, so I'll call them when I get to the ASO to see what they wanted yesterday when they left a message.  They might have made me an appointment for a mammogram; it's been over a year since I had the last one, and when I had it they had to do a needle biopsy on a lump that was in my right breast.  It turned out to be benign, but I never went back for a follow-up mammogram and I informed the nurse when I went in for my pap of this.  So, it's either that or they have the results of my herpes test (ugh).  It was the receptionist that left the message, and I'm thinking that if it was about the herpes test, it would seem that the nurse would be calling.  So, who knows.

You ladies have a good day. I'll be back later.
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Hey Ladies, the pictures are to large to post on here  if any of u have myspace, facebook, or yahoo.com, leave a message and I will send you some pics.

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Hello ladies. Been a busy day so far and it's not over yet.     Queen, love the pictures of the kittens. Sweet Girl  miscarried hers and has been walking around screaming for 3 days. I guess even cats get upset about stuff like that.       Betty, hope it's good news from the doctors office.                                                       My oldest son got tried yesterday. He will do 5 years total. Much better than the 15 years we expected but still very upsetting. He will be 24 when he gets out. Maybe he will stop and think before he fucks up again.                  Robert came home with a boil on his arm. It might have been there yesterday but I don't know, I only saw him before school, 5 minutes between shifts and after he was asleep.. I drained it and hopefully it will heal. If not, he has an appointment Monday for his yearly physical.  Gotta go get my medicine. Hope everyone is having a good day. TTYL. Cristy

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Ladies,

Well, it was not good news at all from the doc's.  The herpes screen came back positive.  So, now the doc wants me back on Acyclovir.  I will spend the next few days composing an e-mail to the fucker.  I don't want to shoot off one done in haste out of raw anger.  But, he will get his.  I'd like to just post it in "living with," but of course I'll refrain.  If only he were here, I would definitely kick his white-trash mother-fucking ass.  I mean, I know, condoms.  But for heaven's sake, if one has something like herpes, don't you think one would say something? (no, he wasn't having an outbreak).  Now I know why his wife won't fuck him.  Well, that amongst other reasons. 

I called my doc's from the ASO and I've been fuming ever since.  I haven't talked to anyone about it yet.  My bff is at work, but I'll call her in a couple hours.  My gay bff is probably at the Y, but I e-mail him every day, so he'll know later as well.  I sure would like to post something about this, but I don't dare.  Anyway.....

Cristy, I hope Robert's arm is better.  I'm so sorry about your older son.  While I know he did it to himself, it's still got to be heart-wrenching.

I'll probably be back later. 

Edited to add:  If I wasn't diabetic, I would so be drunk right now.
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Evening Ladies---

Not much going on with me. I woke to cat crap on my laptop, literally. Queen Nefertiti has been in a mood all day. She is usually quiet and tends to the kittens but today she has been meowing her ass off. I also cooked pigs in a blanket today, it was banging. Tomorrow I'll probably cook some stuffed peppers.

Betty-- Sorry about the results but boy do I feel sorry for you know who. If I could be a fly on the wall. But it is best that you don't post it here, would hate to see you get a time out. But you know where you can vent, gf.

Christy- Sorry about Sweet Girl's miscarriage, Nef lost two of her kittens while delivering. Glad your son didn't get much time, my son's hearing is tomorrow too. I won't be going but I wrote him a letter and explained why. I'll call his gf tomorrow and find out what happened. But he may end up in the hole because he was beefing with someone. I still don't think he learned anything from hearing about that.

Keeping--Do you have photoshop? You can resize them if they are too big. If you don't know how, email them to me and I will resize and send back to you. Or if you have Yahoo Messenger, you can hit me up there.

Someone mentioned Wini being missing. I think she may be on a campout somewhere. We have mutual friends who does it every year. I just thought about that. I wonder how Cindy is doing, she has been a bit quiet. I hope she is not stressing at that job of hers.

It is raining now so I guess I will just chill and watch some tv or do a little gaming. I'll check back later.

Tendai---I feel for your Aunt is it? She is definitely getting played. Has Shyguy resurfaced yet?
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Hi GFs~

I just had to rest last weekend, and when I got to the computer, the pages wouldn't load.  Work has been a bitch, so much so that I called my recruiter yesterday and said I was looking for a new job.  He is keeping an eye out for me.  "Same bitches, different day."  I figure if they don't care about their work, neither do I, well not as much, but its hard for me not to care.  Ugh, I dunno.

I figured out that its costing me $14 a day in gas to go to work, not including docs appts and weekend miles.  Its crazy.  I am going on a banana diet because they are the cheapest food around.  I can't afford anything else, I keep taking leftovers from work, but thats not always reliable, or healthy.

I went back to my chiropractor after 2 weeks and was feeling pretty good, then this morning I was loopy-loo driving to work.  Chiro doesn't want to see me for 3 weeks, which is fine, I can't afford it, because......

I need a new roof.  I knew this day was coming, my roof is 20 years old and has had a few patch jobs before, but the wind hits it hard in the back.  We got a ton of rain here Sunday night and by 10pm I had water spots all over the ceiling in the spare bedroom.  Thank goodness the master bedroom is OK.  I called five contractors on Monday, and called two back today.  One finally got out to look at the roof and will be covering it tomorrow as a temp fix, cause more rain is coming.  I hope to get an estimate by tomorrow.

I was so worn out Monday, stressing over the cost of a new roof, and Iceman offered to come see me and to look in my attic to check out the leaks.  He has been so good to me.  He visited last Weds, then Sunday night and Monday night.  We were eating dinner Monday night and I could barely keep my head up, and he goes and says he'll pay for my roof.  I started bawling, I am so used to being independent and settling for much less than what others have.  No new clothes, not the best food to eat, no fancy hair-do/manicures/pedicures, I don't pamper myself at all.  I told Ice I was going to put the roof on a credit card cause thats all I could do, and he insisted on paying.  I don't know exactly what that means, if I pay him back or not, I am too tired to figure it all out until I get an estimate.

So, this man has been great, I keep telling you all that, but I really feel like things have changed for the better, like we're over the hump.  Sunday he said he would be around for a long time, Monday he wants to help pay for the roof, he is very giving, and best of all, he is sincere.

I just keep waiting for the other shoe to drop, lol.  I am hoping and praying that this is all real, that he and I will be OK, and that this sense of security is TRUE.  I know things could be much worse.

So, I am waiting for a roof estimate, revamping my resume and......

Celebrating Cheech's "Centennial" tomorrow.  Yep, nerdy numbers girl here has figured out that Cheech will be 100 in dog years tomorrow, lol.  He was 14 on Feb. 2nd.

And yes, we are still getting haircuts next week on my day off of work, lol.

It was nice to read about all of you and to catch up.  I am spent, and roof probs aside, I have no money cause its all going into my gas tank.  I need a break already.

More when I have the chance and the energy.  Yes, I'm still wobbling around, too.

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Oh Betty that totally SUCKS! I feel your pain...literaly.

Cindy-Nice to hear from you. Hang in there..."This to shall pass..."

I had a better day today. Kids were much more calm which was nice. Got a lot done. All is quiet which is nice. Hope you all have a good night.

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hi ladies,

Cristy, 5 years is a long time, but a lot of good changes can happen in that time. Hopefully your son will get his act together. I know what I say sounds kind of empty - if I was there I'd just give you a hug. Is there also time off for good behavoir in the states? Where I'm from they cut off a 1/3.

Betty - what can I say, I feel your pain too. Hope it clears up soon, is the pain any better? I dunno what I'd do, I'd be fuming that's for sure.

Cindy, don't they have travel costs as deductibles? you know once I watched a program on driving in the states, and they said they spend hundreds of millions trying to ensure that old drivers are still fit to drive (old as in 79 and older) b/c there is just no alternative. Is there no one coming from you area? can you car pull or something? driving aside you have to get them to reduce your workload or just slow down the pace yourself. Or look for something else but I would have that as a last option. sorry about your roof. I trust in Ice  ;)

Keeping I'll PM you my yahoo address.

I've been in a funk b/c I have molloscum on my legs. i've had it before and it took years to clear up when my T-cells were getting higher, now it's back with a vengence. But before it was on my arms as well so I was so careful not to get it on my face, b/c it was also on my hands but now it's on my legs only but much worse than before, so I am upset, I have to use two towels, I'm also upset b/c there is no doctor or no one to go two, no one that will know what they're doing, and a specialist would take months to see. But anyway from the last time I remember that even a specailist says there was nothing to do. I am really terrified it climbs upwards.

Queen - glad you're chilling a bit.

Viv - kids can be surprising both ways, you never know how it will turn out... any news on next year? Durian is south east asian, they have a lot of fruit that are very hard to get in the West and i have spent a long time there so really miss that food. Lots of other stuff too.

Tendai did shyguy show up? Thanks for the funny picture, it was eeewww, but kind of cute too. I've been away from my room in the last days at a workshop, now I'll be back and it's piling up, which is why I'm writing this from home before work. about your aunt I just feel sorry for her really, but people look for what is known to them even if its crap, esp in such times of instability. have you talked to her at all?

We've had weeks and weeks of glorious weather but this weekend it's back to rain and 15 degrees. Just in time to cover up my legs again  :-\

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Good morning my sweeties!  I've just read and caught up with everyone about everything.  This week has been nuts for us.  We were in dress rehersal yesterday and again tonight and tomorrow night.  The concert is on Saturday. This is the 1st year we'll only do one performance, usually we do 3.  In a way I'm bummed about it, but in a way I'm glad.  Mostly, I'm just tired. 

The rain poured in yesterday and it got colder.  On the way home from rehersal, I had to "run" into Walmart and get my inhaler.  Not sure what's going on with the lungs, but it's getting old...FAST!  I've been on Zertec since Monday.  Doc said it was better to take it just before supper, so I take it at 4:30.  Woke up this morning to my eyes watering and my nose running. >:(  Duct tape and hot glue just won't hold me together like it used to.

Took the kids to see "Nim's Island" on Tuesday.  It was an "easy", cute, family movie - nothing too deep or philisophical.  We'll take them to see "Prince Caspian" in the next couple of weeks.

Keeping, I'll PM you my yahoo address - I REALLY want to see the pictures.

Betty: glad your volunteering is going well. 

Queen: the kitties are so cute.  Kiddies want a pet, but so far I have no energy to feed and clean up after another critter.

Cristy: How is Robert's arm? 

Cin: I know what you mean about gas.  It costs us $16 to go to the grocery store.  It would only cost $8 for all of us to ride the bus, but we'd have to drive into town to catch it.  And, i can't figure out how to get 2wks of groceries (fills 2 carts) on and off the bus.  Needless to say, we go into town 1x/wk.

Rain, rain, and more rain for the next several days.  I'm getting tired of the cold and the rain.  I just want to crawl back in bed and sleep until tonight.  Somehow I just don't see that happening.  #6's glasses came in yesterday.  They are hillarious!  I took a picture of her, and as soon as Hubby downloads it, I'll post it here.

Much love to you all!
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Morning ladies.                                                                           Betty, that is so fucked up. He should have told you he had that before having sex with you.  >:( >:( >:( >:( >:( I would like to have a  chat with him but it is not my place and I think you can handle it without any help from me. You will probably handle it better than I, my temper gets the best of me quite often.                                     Queen, which Kitty is that in the picture? I (maybe mistakenly) thought that Lucifer was mostly black like my Nighty(Robert named him).     How old are the kittens, maybe Nef has gone back into heat or maybe cats get post partum like people .                  I was really pleased that my oldest only got 5 years but I still cryed for a while yesterday morning.   Hope your son gets probation,isn't this his first offense, or a very light sentence. Maybe they will both learn to behave so we don't have to deal with this .                                  Dragonette, I am so sorry you have molloscum . I looked it up and think I had that when I was around 14. I picked at them and made them bleed. Hopefully they will not spread and you can hide it with long pants.    Here in NC, my son will do at least 3/4 of his time. There is a law about it. But he can still get it reduced for good behavior and for taking classes and stuff like that. In his letters he says he is getting his GED,  has signed up for classes and is staying out of trouble. Which is the best I can hope for.                                Moonlight, that man sounds like a keeper.  I am sorry about your roof and fucked up job and vertigo, hopefully those things will get better. Ice sounds like he is trying to ease your stress and that is priceless.                                                                                          Mum, I am really worried about Roberts arm. We have had staph before and both of us had boils. This is poison ivy rash,I think, that he has scratched until it's become a boil. I drained it, with much screaming, and will just keep an eye on it. Since it started as poison ivy, I don't think it will spread but stay in that one spot and I don't think he can transfer it to other kids. It's in the crook of his arm too.  If it doesn't get better, he has a yearly checkup Monday and I will mention it to the doctor.         Glad #6 got her glasses. I wear glasses and must have them to see. Been wearing them since I was 11.                                                                                              Vivyt, I am glad school will be out soon cause I will have a valid reason to cut my work hours. It sounds selfish but I am so tired. Also I will  get to spend more time with Robert. I think I will download some stuff for us to work on in the mornings so he doesn't forget what he has learned..                                          Anyway, time to get started, laundry, paperwork and housework await. Then I have a double but  they might not need me at lunch.    hope everyone has a great day. later. Cristy

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Morning ladies,

I'm a bit calmer today.  What can I do to change it?  Nothing.  Now, don't get me wrong,  the guy will still be getting an e-mail from me, but I'm going to take a bit to compose myself so it's not a bunch of nasty (well, not too nasty) anger.  But, as far as being in a tail-spin about it, I admit I was yesterday.  Today things are better.  I talked to my bff last night for about two hours.  She and I have similar backgrounds (hooking, doing drugs) and I met her in NA in 1990.  She's not HIV+, but she does have Hep C.  I've had a couple relapses, but she got clean in 1988 and has maintained that (no, she never stopped talking to me or anything).  And now she's a well-respected therapist.  Anyway, we were joking about how we'd been STD-free for 19 years and then I had to go fuck it up.  I guess you had to be there.

Cindy, I know how not having money goes.  I cut my own hair, unless I get a student loan from my school.  So, in all actuality, I only have my hair cut by a professional twice a year.  Other than that, I cut it myself.  I've never, ever had a pedicure or manicure.  And most of my food comes from food banks (I thought your company provided lunch).  I'm sorry you're having to adjust to this, but I feel ya.  You're very fortunate to have Iceman. 

Mum, it's been chilly here lately also and yesterday it rained all day.  Have you gotten that rejection letter yet?

Cristy, again, I'm so sorry you're having to go through having your oldest son locked up.  I know it's his responsibility, but it's still hard on you, I know.  Hopefully he'll be changed by this and won't get in trouble anymore.  And I hope Robert's arm is doing better.

Queen, maybe like Cristy said, cats go through post-partum depression also.  Dunno.  That must have been awful to wake up to cat crap that's not in the litterbox.   I love stuffed peppers, by the way.

Drag, I'm sorry about that molluscum.  I haven't heard of too many people who have it, well, at least since the early 90's.  I can't say I really know much about it, but it sounds dreadful.  How long does it take to clear?

Viv, are you counting down?

Alright ladies, take care.  I'll be back.
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Betty: What a cumsucker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.....i hope your not in too much pain..im so sorry for that GF...((((Betty)))))

ill be back im pissed right now
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Betty u posted when i did...im gald ure calmer  today....youre strong :)...

im pretty pissed at my daughter right now and i really dont know what to do. She doesnt listen to me, to what i tell her to do or not to do....and i feel like i struggle too damn much to have her mouthing off to me whenever she feels like it...im so tired of that...i want to whoop her ass but the last time i did that she was 10 and i busted her nose so i havent hit her like that since....she doesnt want to do her work in school , she wants to be boy crazy, do what she wants when she wants to ...i feel like if she wants to be grown then get the fuck out of my house n be grown..but u wont disrespect me n my own shit..and her being disobediant is disrespectful to me..she hasnt cussed me or tried me or anything like that..she just dont do what i say and im sick of it..her lil brothers n sisters look up to her..n ill be damned if they follow n her footsteps....her teachers try n help but the more trouble sh egets into the more im looked at like the "bad" parent....this is really fucking with my head right now...My biggest fear has always been failing as a parent and having my kids repeat this vicious cycle ( i call a curse) that all the women in my family have gone through...IM SO TIRED..i feel like i cant do shit right ..and what i do isnt enough for anyone.............
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Wish, your daughter is 14, correct?  Oh honey, my daughter did a lot of trivial shit when she was that age.  I would ground her, she would go out the window.  I sent her a counselor, she would sit there and not say anything.  She finally ended up in the juvenile facility after she stole my car and blew out the engine (I'm thinking she was 14 when that happened, but really can't remember, I just know it was before she had my granddaughter).  She had my granddaughter when she was 16.  Yes, she was totally boy-crazy.  I'll never forget when she was 12, I think.  I heard noises coming from her bedroom, like people talking.  I thought she might have left the radio on when she went to sleep.  I opened her door and found this 17-year old boy sitting on her bed with her (they were both clothed) talking.  I called the police and they gave him a good talking to, like about what happens in prison to legal age men who get in trouble for messing with under-age girls.  Then, when she was like 13, she wanted to go see Marilyn Manson with a group of legal-age kids.  I told her she couldn't go and she went into a rage and found a straight-razor and very superficially cut one of her wrists (it was barely bleeding).  I called 911 and they came over and put a huge bandage on her wrist, which totally embarrased her. 

I feel your pain, rage, etc.  All I can say is be tough.  Maybe try taking things away your daughter enjoys.  When you feel like giving up, just keep hanging in there.  We're here for ya.  And the best of luck.
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Hie ladies

keeping - i sent u my e-mail address for the pictures

Betty - sorry about the postive result, i'm with you that u let him have it send him the nastiest email u can, i dont feel sorry for him at him at all, what an a**hole >:(

Christy - sorry about your son. guess he'll have plenty of time to reflect on what he's done and all. its a shame that he's so young and has to spend 5 years locked up with hardened criminals etc. i hope Roberts arm gets better,  sounds bad. Hows your new "friend"

Queen - your kittens are so cute. especially the one in your avatar.   I've never heard of pigs in a blanket. i imagined a bunch of whole pigs wrapped in blankets stewing in this huge couldron  :D i hope your son's hearing goes well tomorrow

Cindy - sorry the jobs stressing you so much plus the roof. at least u got Iceman to lean on and all. what i'd give for a man who comes to my rescue like he does for you. good luck finding a new better job

Wishful - your daughter sounds like a handful.  makes me think of those kids on Judge Hatchet who get shown how bad things can get if they continue with their actions. i hope u can find a counsellor or someone who can get through to her if she wont listen to you. Its not your fault though, some kids are just like that no matter how much parents try. since i dont have any kids i cant really give u sound advice except dont give up on her, she'll probably thank you later in life when her heads on straight. a good whooping on her ass might be what she needs. stand your ground.

Drag - sorry about the molluscum, i really need to read and research, im picturing snails on your legs. i hope u can get someone to help treat it and it doesnt spread. ok i've just searched for it on the web. www.molluscum.com.
U know what u said about the era of natural disasters had me thinking of the "end times" that some churches go on about.  u know, there being a lot of natural disasters, more wars, more plagues and diseases etc just before the world comes to an end. cant help but think maybe theres some actual truth in those prophesies or whatever they are.
i havent talked to my aunt yet, my sister says her phone is unreachable or not answered. my mum asked my other sister to talk to her but she says "how am i supposed to tell her she's being a stupid prostitute? She's our aunt and aunts are our mothers and u cant say something like that to your mother."  I'll try over the weekend when i go to her house, she'll probably have some silly story to tell.

shyguy came to see me yesterday and we talked a bit. he's got a girlfriend in south africa at university. plus he's 23 YEARS OLD!!!! :o that means i'm SIX YEARS OLDER THAN HIM!!  :o  i knew it! thats why he's still nice i suppose. hasnt been that much out there in the world. he lent me some music to play on my computer today. he's really sweet but i cant go there no way. he's much too young, we can only be friends and thats it. and of course i wont ever tell him my status since i wont let anything develop in that area. i cant do babysitting again. uh uh. no more babies. i need a mature grown-ass man or its nothing

my stupid sister this morning, im busy getting dressed for work and this stupid man comes to our place to talk to her about some stupid forms at their work.  They talk he goes and i'm busy steppingout of my tracksuit and the asshole comes back and just opens the bloody door like its his damn house. i was so furious i couldnt speak. i swear the next time i see him i'll poke him in the eye with a sharp stick. the pervert. didnt even the manners to apologise. oh im going to get him, this isnt the end of it..

who else thinks that song "Bed" by J Holiday is slamming? It's definitely on my list of seduction songs 8)

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Hey Ladies, I sent the email to those of you that gave me their addresses. Still a little busy, thats why I haven't been posting to much. i'm getting ready to feed my children. Got to go.

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Yes Betty she is 14 , will be 15 in august.....I am not going to give up on her but I am also not gonna let her drive me insane...she is just so unmotivated and thinks that cus she is pretty that thats all that matters....she needs to wake up....i would hate for her to see even half the things i had seen by the time i was her age...
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Betty, not only have I not gotten a rejection letter, i can't get them to call me back to make sure that what we sent them was what they needed to prove my citizenship.  We also don't know if 2 of our boys will get their CHIPS back.  We got a letter from DHHR saying that their CHIPS  was being cancelled as of May 31st because we hadn't sent in the information that they asked for.  Hubby called them and let the secretary have it - we sent it in when we did our taxes back the end or March / beginning of April.  The secretary said that she remembered seeing something from us, but it wasn't in the computer yet.  THEN, we applied for Medicaid for me online.  We ended up getting a letter saying that we needed to prove mine and the boys' citizenship.  It said we had to have picture ID's, and birth certificates.  Our oldest son has a picture ID from when he travelled with my parents, but it's 6yrs old.  Our youngest son doesn't have a picture ID, but the lady said all Hubby had to do was bring son's birth certificate and sign an affidavit.  Ok..Hubby brought all their information and my information to DHHR the Tuesday Mini went to the doctor (was it last week?).  Hubby called DHHR to make sure that's what they wanted, and no one has called back.  He's also e-mailed them.  So, here we are. Hurry up...and wait. >:(  Even when the boys were getting CHIPS, we paid a $20 co-pay and 10% of medications - which they never needed.  The only time we used it is when #1 needed glasses.  The problem with CHIPS (Unicare) is that no one in our area takes it, so we have to travel.  But, in an emergency, I'm greatful we have it.

Hubby just checked the mail, and nothing is there.  He also just called and left yet another message.  Oh, well.  I'm doing better, but the weather is killing me.  I'm taking Zertec everyday at 4:30, Primatene tablets in the morning, and the inhaler only when I need it.  So far, I've only needed it after rehersal last night.  Doc said that because the pollen levels are the highest they've been in 20yrs, there's a lot of people who are having repiratory problems that have never had them before.  I've always had allergy problems, but never that have left me with brochial asthma and viral pneumonia. 

Nothing has really happened today.  I've done laundry, finished #1's costume, talked to my mom, and crocheted a baby outfit.  It's been a totally lazy day.  Mini had a hard time with practice last night (i posted about it in OT), so we made her lay down.  #6 kept making noise, so Mini didn't sleep, but at least she laid down for a couple of hours.  Hopefully, she'll have a better time tonight.

Much love to everyone of you!
Mum

edited to add: Betty and wishful, as the mum of 3 girls (and 3 boys), you are scarring me to DEATH!
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hi ladies,

Just a quick thank you to Keeping for the beautiful pics, you all look so pretty and relaxed. I like the pic when the groom is hiding... ;D

Mom I hope you feel better soon.

Betty I admire your restraint. How's the pain btw is it a little better? I understand the wry joke you shared with your friend, totally. I wish I had 2 good friends like that.

Wishful I feel your concern, maybe you should have a long heart to heart with her, not telling her off but being really sincere, b/c all the shouting won't help. I was a total wild child too and I lived to regret it, barely. But my parents never hit me, except the occasional slap when I really asked for it. If you regret that, maybe you should tell her. There's nothing to lose by being sincere. I hope she is just being rebeliious in a normal way, and she will thank you one day for keeping a watchful eye.

Tendai that's a shame about shyguy, maybe the 2 of you can be friends. can't have too many friends in this world. does he have an older brother  ;)? About your aunt, "when the heart speaks the mind is powerless to object", or as we say less demurely in hebrew "when the d*** stands the brain is up the ass". I guess you could phrase that to fit a woman but I won't go any further.

Cristy, hope Robert's boil is nothing, but its good he's seeing a doctor soon. I hope things work out with that guy you mentioned. Thanks for your encouraging words. Which body parts were affected when you were 14 and how long did it last? this is my second bout, I'm just bummed b/c it took literally years to clear (almost) before, it takes some mental adjusting. It even will affect my sex life, now that we're over the teenie bitty hurdle of my being HIV+, I can't have my BF touch any part below my bellybutton, we can still have sex but just have to be really careful not to pass it upwards to my arms and (shudder) face. It doesnt sound like a big deal, but it is because its a big limitation on spontenaity.

~oh well, just one more thing to tell the grandkids. LOL as if.

Greetings to everyone I've left out now & hugs for now
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Evening Ladies---

I checked in earlier but didn't comment. I figured I would work backwards now and address comments first then go on to talk about my boring day...

Wishful--This generation of kids really have things twisted and quite honestly the government fucked up when they started calling ass whippings child abuse. Now kids have something to hide behind and now people wonder why kids are doing fucked things like adult crimes or whtever. By no means feel like it is your fault

Cindy--Sorry to hear about the problem with your roof, I think it is great that Iceman offered to help, nothing beats having support when you need it. I doubt very much that he will expect you to pay it back. Aww, and Cheech has reached 100 in dog year, give that pooch a steak.

Christy-- I am glad I decided not to go to the hearing, it was cancelled. I found that out when I called my son's PD but surprised him when I told him this was the second time it was rescheduled, he didn't even know. He also made me aware that one of my son's brothers is also there with him. Which answers why he is beefing with someone now cause he feels he has back up, it tells me he hasn't learned anything. The PD is trying to get the charges lowered back to juvenile with my son having to do time in some type of facility.

Tendai---The kitty in my avy is Lucifer who is now sitting in kitty jail or the cat carrier for trying to knock up Queen Nef. She has gotten smart though, when he tries to nail her, she falls over, it is the funniest thing to see. The kittens have their eyes open now. All of them move pretty good except for the runt of the litter whose feet go out to the side and she pushes herself around. I am hoping she will grow out of that.

Not much going with me though my oldest sister had a bit of excitement while talking to me on the phone. It seems her downstairs neighbor from Cleavland gets abused regularly and while talking to me the bf fired a gun. My thoughts went to, I'm glad the bullet didn't hit her....flashbacks of what my son did. The police and news were all over it. The news tried to do a live interview with my sister but she declined for the sake of her safety, can't say I blame her.

I still haven't heard back from the liver specialist about where I am suppose to go. I called my ASO yesterday but my case manager is out til Monday thus the name Miss Twice A Week but she is suppose to do a home visit on Tuesday so I'm sure we will talk about it then.

I am off to watch the season finale of Smallville, I'll check back later.
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Wow, when it rains it pours...seems like many have hit a rough patch. I wish I could make easier for everyone... :)

Betty- Are you have much pain? I was in EXCRUTIATING pain. In fact I didn't even know what the problem was and went into the doctor for something else. I would never wish that on anyone. Did the person know he was infected? Oh and I am counting down... ;)

Wishful- I am sorry I couldn't be much help. Hang in there.

Queen-Thinking about you...

Mum- You are soooooo organized! You have a nice routine which I am sure you need to have. I wish I could have a fraction of that.

Well this week is almost over. I did have a sad part of my day. For fifth grade we have a homework/detention policy that is modeled after the middle school that the kids feed into. The 6th grade teachers told us that one of the major problems they have is kids not completing their homework. So we adopted a modified version of what they do. Basically if the kids miss 2 days of homework a week they have to serve detention on Friday. Most kids don't really have any problems. They get their work done and if they miss a day they still have another chance. Well as with most things there are always some who just can't get it together. Since we are getting closer to the end of the year it is difficult keeping the kids focused. Some start to get lax with their work. We had to send out notice that starting at a certain point (last month) if a student received 3 detentions they would not be able to participate in the play day on the last day. Well I have 2 students who cannot go now. One student has had 4 detentions in a row! I had to tell them and it was so sad. I feel so bad, but all year it has been an issue with these particular kids. I've talked to them, their parents, modified their homework, etc. It just breaks my heart.... :'( I don't know how they are going to act tomorrow but usually they get mad at the teacher which doesn't make sense but their 11...sucks!

 


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