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Offline cjc

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #50 on: March 15, 2009, 05:10:36 PM »
Happy Birthday Netta. Hope you have a great day.                               Minismum, you are a very busy lady. I hope your kids get to feeling better and I hope you catch upon your sleep.                                          Andrea, hope you have fun on the camping trip.                                Nothing happening here, lazy day,wet ,rainy day, boring day. Oh well, at least dad and Robert went to look at tires so the house is nice and peaceful. I love my son but he talks nonstop.   Talk to you ladies later.   Cristy

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #51 on: March 15, 2009, 11:17:42 PM »
thanks for the birthday wishes,
This is also a year I"ve been on this site and met you fine ladies!!! :-*
glad to be another year older. Its a miricle of god cause I was diagnosed first in 1991, didnt do a thing in denial so I have come a long way, started meds in 1994 after getting sick, my ex died around 1986 from full blown aids, so yes i am a miricle.That makes 20+ years !!!! much to be thankful for ladies.

Minmon- sending a kiss for Min- glad you got a new doctor for her! :-* :)
Glad to here about your friends niece great recovery, only God !!!
Hope everyone has a great weekend.
Rainy days here.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #52 on: March 16, 2009, 05:37:09 AM »
netta - HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!!!

viv - what type of job will you be looking for?

mum - congrats on the new doctor. and your friends niece, thats just great!

cristy - i hear you about the non-stop talking. my nephew is just learning to speak and he wont shut up sometimes.  i was joking to his mother that she shouldnt have gotten the tongue-tie he had when he was a baby fixed :)

i had a quiet weekend. tried to do some gardening and trim the jungle thats growing outside my cottage (aka Critter Cabin :D) but i was quickly defeated, i think it needs a professional.  so instead i was watching Supernatural on DVD. Used to be i'd get freaked out by all those ghosts and demons but in this case i was too busy salivating over Dean (Jensen Ackles)  ;)   He's the main reason why i watch it


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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #53 on: March 16, 2009, 07:13:18 AM »
Good morning ladies!  I can't believe Spring is only 5 days away.  Our weather is still crazy - 56F today, 69 on Wednesday and 48F on Thursday.  No wonder my sinuses are going haywire.  Our wee one - whose birthday is tomorrow! - is still running a fever.  I stayed home with her yesterday morning and Hubby stayed with her last night. 

Cristy, I hear you about the talking.  Our youngest son, he'll be 6 on the 29th, NEVER shuts up!  He talks in his sleep, at the table with a mouth full of food, and to himself when no one else is around.  Poor baby is always being told to quit talking.  His siblings will leave the room - but he keeps on talking like they're still there. *shrug*  As bad as it is, our oldest son has taken to talking non-stop about things he knows absolutely NOTHING about. He's decided that he's an expert about everything.  Drives me batty.

Not much going on today.  We have school and I have laundry.  In other words, same ol' same ol'.
Have a great Monday!

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #54 on: March 16, 2009, 07:37:36 AM »
Morning ladies,

Cristy, I don't know why kids talk so much.  I know my grandson can go on rants sometimes.  I don't remember if my granddaughter ever did.

Camms, what's going on?

Mum, that school year calendar is insane.  Kids should not be expected to be in school that long.  Oh, by the way, I don't get a spring break.  Since where I go is divided into 2 8-week sessions, there's no break in between.  I don't know what the reasoning is for this, but whatever.  Tell your little one happy birthday from me and Poppy tomorrow.

Netta, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!  I'm glad you found us.  You're a nice lady, and it's nice chatting with you.

Andrea, I hope you have fun on that field trip.  And I hope it stays dry.

Tendai, a jungle, aye?  What are you going to do with it?  I'm not good at those kinds of things.  I lose patience pretty easily with stuff I can't master within the first 15 minutes.

Yesterday was my best friend's son's 21st birthday.  We went to a casino (it was my very first time at one).  First, we ate at the buffet and OMG, was it delicious.  Everything was very tastey.  Anyway, I ended up playing the quarter poker machines.  I played the machines that have the handle you pull, but I was losing money very quickly on those.  I took only a certain amount of money with me, and walked out with $2.75 (hee).  Everyone who went, though, left with almost nothing. My friend's son took all his birthday money and said he's never going back there. :D  I had a lot of fun.  I told my friend we're going to have to do that again someday.

Today I'm supposed to ride to Ft. Wayne with my friend.  She got a new car last year and the lugnuts have this certain type of lock on them that only the car dealer in Ft. Wayne has the key to.  I think she's going to have them taken off, or some such.  Ft. Wayne is only about an hour and 1/2 from here, so it won't be too bad.  Other than that, of course I have homework.  You all have a good day.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #55 on: March 16, 2009, 06:45:33 PM »
Happy Birthday, Netta!  Yes, I noticed the MAN in the pic, congrats on tying the knot, GF!

I am just skimming the past few days ofposts, I really need to sit down and read all of the threads since January.  I feel like crap tonight.  Stomach starting feeling weird this afternoon and I am burpy, lol.  Guess I'll be green in time for St. Patrick's Day.   :(

More soon!

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #56 on: March 17, 2009, 09:57:52 PM »
Hey everyone. Just a quick drop by. The field trip went well. The weather was beautiful, but very cold at night and pre dawn. The kids had a good time and were exhausted when we returned to school. I barely made it. I just got out of the shower and I want to go to bed. Talk to you all later!

Andrea  :)

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #57 on: March 17, 2009, 10:15:21 PM »
Gems,

just stoppin in to say HI!!

Mum- I am so happy that the Lord has been moving in you life!!

Netta- happy belated 21 birthday!!

BT- WaZZUp!!

All my other sisters!! I think the world of y'all!!
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #58 on: March 17, 2009, 11:58:29 PM »
Quick drop in.

Andrea, I repeat: better you than me!  LOL...we tried camping when #6 was 14mths old.  We have a big ol' 3 room tent that sleeps 12.  We fit 6 air matresses and a playpen.  2 girls were in one room, the 3 boys in the other room, hubby, #6, and I were in the middle.  I ended up sleeping in the car.  We planned on staying 3 days.  We left the next morning.  Next time, we take the RV.  Did I say "next time" ???

TreDai, thanks hun.  I feel like things are finally headed in the right direction.  9 days and counting....

I'm exhausted.  We've had a crazy busy couple of days.  When #6 got up this morning, we all sang "Happy Birthday" to her.  She screamed bloody murder, yelled "I QUIT!", went back to her room and slammed the door.  Funny, I did the same thing when I turned 30 ;).  Needless to say, we didn't celebrate today.  My parents are coming over tomorrow for dinner, cake, and gifts.  Hopefully, #6 will be in a better mood.  Oh, about the whole "you're-five-and-now-must-go-potty"...yeah, well, let's just say Hubby bought her another box of diapers last night. :-\

Tomorrow is supposed to be 70 and sunny.  Thursday, we'll be lucky to hit 50.  After lunch, we're kicking the kids outside for some solar therapy.  Hope you all are having a great day.  Tomorrow is hump day - take advantage if you can ;D

Much love!
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #59 on: March 18, 2009, 01:12:33 AM »
Hi everyone.
Vivyt - I'm glad you survived your camping trip. ;D
Mum - Happy B-Day to #6 :). I'm praying new PID can help min. Thanks for the suggestion for patching. I decided to cheat a little. Lucas has sunglasses that I popped the lenses out and had put Oppenheimer lines on. They curve to help block light on the side, so taping the whole left side is very similar to patching. Lucas really likes "Bob the Builder" so I tell him he can watch if he wears his glasses ;).
Netta - Happy belated Birthday! :)
Betty - Any time you leave a casino with money in your pocket is a good trip ;). If you go again make sure to get a casino card if they have one. They figure if you go to the casino they'll win so they give away money, meals, shows, etc. to try to get you to come often. As long as you stick to your "budget" it can be a great time. Before Lucas, we use to go to A.C. several times a year. We would spend the weekend and our room, meals and drinks were comped. Also show tickets when we wanted. 8)
Cristy - Thank you, Lucas had a great time on his playdate.  :)

We had a nice visit with our families this weekend. I love this picture of Lucas and Mykayla my Goddaughter (cousin's baby).
Well, I better go. It's suppose to be 70 tomorrow. We'll go to storytime, then picnic at the park ;D. I'll need my rest  ;).

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #60 on: March 18, 2009, 07:42:59 AM »
#1 - what a sweet picture. have a great time at the picnic :)

betty - have a safe trip.  well it will be a jungle soon if nothings done. you know, the place could be so pretty if only someone maintained the yard properly. i guess they're too old to be able to do it themselves or something. i sure cant do anything since its not my place but i wish they get someone to at least just mow the lawn and hack at the foliage.

mum - lol, isnt she a bit too young to be hating her birthday. have a great party

andrea - glad you had fun on the trip. cant wait to do it again?  ;)

cindy - hope the tummy's better now...

i feel like crap, got this awful cold and i cant stop blowing my nose and coughing even though i got pills from my boss. i think the dosage is too low or something, those pills used to work quickly. i hope thats got nothing to do with my damn virus or i might start panicking. oh well. i noticed that a lot of times i catch colds or get the runs  just before or during my period, even before i was diagnosed. Coincidence? or does menstruation affect the immune system? ???





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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #61 on: March 18, 2009, 08:55:16 AM »
Morning ladies,

Cin, I hope you're feeling better.

Andrea, I'm glad the trip went well.  I was hoping there'd be no disasters.

TreDai, hey!  What's going on with you?

Mum, I'm sorry, but I had to chuckle after reading #6's reaction to people singing to her first thing in the morning.  I'd probably do the same thing if I didn't realize what was actually going on.  Anyway, I hope the party turns out well and that she does alright.  You sound like you're getting our weather a couple days late.  Yesterday it was 72, today it's not supposed to get above 56, then tomorrow, not above 48.  It's the strangeness of spring.

#1 mom, I loved that picture!  That's the sweetest thing I've seen in a long time.  Oh, I have a casino card.  And it won me 5 cents (hee).  Everyone who plays in the casino, has to have a card to put in the slots in the machines or games they're playing.  I don't know when I'll go back, but maybe if I do, I'll win one of those things you were talking about.

Tendai, I used to get sick all the time before my period, especially sinus problems.  I'm sure menstruation affects the immune system.  I hope you get to feeling better.

My online class is driving me absolutely insane.  It's getting very detailed and it's really made for people who have advanced math minds.  I'm trying to look at just one task at a time, instead of looking at everything I have to do, which might really push it over the edge.  I just want to pass; I don't care what grade I get, as long as it's a passing one. 

Today I'm meeting one of my Native American friends at McDonald's for coffee (yeah, McDonald's coffee is that good).  I also have to clean the bathroom and go to the store.  Then tonight is my Anatomy class.  We're having an exam. :-\    And, of course, there's homework to keep me busy in between.  I hope you ladies have a good day.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #62 on: March 18, 2009, 02:20:23 PM »
Nothing much going on with me, Just stopping by to say Hello, Hope all is well.
No.1 mom- that is a very nice pic of your son!!
Betty-  i hope the online class gets better, don't let it rack your nerves.
Tendai- girl I hope you can get somebody to cut the grass, thats probly why you have snakes, sulfur is supose to keep them away, get some and put around your house.
Hope all is well, beautiful weather here.
Mins Mom - your little one is so funny, you can write a book, with some of the things kids say!!! ((((((hugs)))))) for MIn.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #63 on: March 18, 2009, 07:24:09 PM »
My parents just left after #6's little "party".  It was just them and us.  We had cake and dinner (in that order  ;D)  She was a little better about her birthday today.  She still tells people she's 4 - oh, well, sometimes I tell people I'm 20..lol. 

The kids were outside most of the day.  We had early dismissal and had a weather day. ;)  It was way too pretty to be cooped up inside.

#1: whatever works, hun!  At least it got him to wear it.  When does he go back to the eye specialist?

Betty: I'm glad you had a good time.  I'm nost sure I'd do well with an online class either.  Computers and I don't get along well enough..lol. An anatomy exam, huh?  Do you get to pick who's anatomy you want to examine?

Our ENT called today. The Appointment Nazi struck again! Mim goes in to see the neurologist Monday morning at 9am.  That's earlier than the original appointment.  So, we'll be able to see neuro before we see our new Doc and both before we see the ENT again on April 7th.  It'll be a nutso, crazy week, but if it gets us some answers, I dont' care. 

Hope everyone is having a good day!
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #64 on: March 19, 2009, 01:22:02 AM »
What a beautiful day! ;D I wish today's weather would stay rather than be a tease. :P
It's exciting watching Lucas learn to use the playground equipment! We had a great day. ;D

Mum - Wow, I was 25 till I wanted to shave years off my age. #6 is starting early ;D. I'm glad mini will be getting in to see doctors soon. I hope they can give you some answers. Lucas goes 3/30 to the vision therapist and 4/1 to his eye surgeon, so we'll see how he's doing then.

Cindy & Tendai - I hope you feel better soon.

Betty - I hope your exam went well!



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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #65 on: March 19, 2009, 07:05:30 AM »
Morning all,

Netta, what's going on?  Did you find out anything from housing yet?

Mum, I'm glad the party went well.  And I'm glad Min's got some appointments coming up to hopefully determine what's going on.   

#1, that's a really cute picture of Lucas. I think it's neat that you're posting pictures and sharing your son's life with us.  Thanks.

The exam last night wasn't too hard.  We're having a quiz next week over the bones in the skull (which includes everything, like the face, etc.).   One of the reasons I don't do well with the online class is that it's a science class, and for those types of classes, I like a teacher I can actually conversate with.  I don't understand every question we have on our weekly assignments, and it takes a few days to get a direction in which to go from the instructor.  And she asks us to do these things to post about, like looking up in the sky and telling what kind of clouds we saw that day, which direction they were going in, and how many feet above the earth they were (now, how are we supposed to know that).  We have three or four things like that to do every week and post about, plus the questions we have to answer, which takes me four written pages, plus weekly quizzes.  There's more work in there than my other two classes.  Anyway, after this week, there's only five weeks left (I think it's five, maybe it's only four).

Today, my therapist comes over, tonight's my independent study class, and the HIV support group.  In between will be homework (what else is new).  I hope you all have a good day.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #66 on: March 19, 2009, 09:39:46 AM »
HI!!

BT56-Do you ever just do nothing LOL....you go girl I am rootin you on!!

Mum- I am happy everything is falling in to place

Tendai- Don't worry I do the same thing on my cycle the runs and cramps and feeling down right bad....I was diagnosed with pmsd. (i have the whole head spinning,moodines angry for no apparent reason easily aggravated thing on top of being sore with cramps and headaches and nausea)... you body is already aggravated because of the cold.... Do not panic just relax...I found relaxing does wonders.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #67 on: March 19, 2009, 03:19:41 PM »
Good gravy on my mashed potatoes! :o  What in the name of all that is good and pure ever possessed me to teach a research writing class?  And worse, what in the name of every high mountain made me think it was a good idea for my procrastinating, OCD, if-he-doesn't-have-a-stressed-related-illness-by-the-time-he's-12, 11yr old to take it?  Everything is an argument.  Our class is tomorrow morning and he is JUST now deciding to change his topic.  Which means that he's JUST now doing his research and JUST after that will be doing his notecards - which JUST so happen to be due tomorrow.  How bad would it look if the teacher's kid showed up without his work?  I need a V-8, Calgon to take me away, and and a kit-kat bar.

Just wanted to share the insanity that is my today.

Mum

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #68 on: March 19, 2009, 05:39:01 PM »
Hi all!

Betty - I don't know how you get it all done. Good luck with your quiz. Thank you for the compliment. I know I'm biased, but I think Lucas is a handsome little boy. He is my little miracle. When I'm feeling down, his smile lifts me up. Sometimes I just feel the need to share ;D.

Mum - Good luck with the class. You always seem to pull through, and I have faith you'll pull this off also ;). I'm not sure what you have available in your pantry. When we've had a houseful and I wanted a no fuss, feel good meal spaghetti with meatsauce, salad and garlic bread did the trick ;). (Too bad Lucas will only eat the garlicbread ::). I miss having pasta.)
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #69 on: March 19, 2009, 08:58:00 PM »
BT- Good Luck with your homework and your quiz.

Mom#1- Thanks for sharing the pic of Lucas, he is too cute.

Mum- Sounds like you need take out ;D I hope that Min is feeling better.
 
Hi Tre- Nice to see you!

Ann- Nice to hear from you! Hope things are going well on the rock. Great title!

Ten- I hope that you are feeling better.  I am not sure about period and getting colds thing, my period has been kicking my ass lately, I feel like I get hit by a truck.

Viv- Glad your field trip went well.

Cin- Congrats on the move and the pay raise.

Hi Keeping  ;)

I have been trying to keep up with what is going on with everyone but have not been posting because I just feel like crap!  How do you know if you are depressed? I was talking to the therapist and she asked if I had ever thought about going on wellbutrin but I checked the side effects and they look awful.  Then to make me feel worse, the lady that I help out, her daughter is in the hospital with liver failure and I have been taking her back and forth to visit.  She just found out today that there is not much that can be done and that she is not eligible for a transplant.  I feel so sad for the both of them.

Hope everyone has a good night.  Thank goodness that spring is finally here!  Sorry if I missed anyone. Hey Queen!!

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #70 on: March 19, 2009, 10:21:48 PM »
Life improved about 8:30.  Which, coincidentally, coincides with the time that the last munchkin drifted off into happy-happy joy-joy land. ;D

I dug through our freezer and found a bag of boneless / skinless chicken, monterrey jack cheese, and some spaghetti sauce.  I was going to make some parmesean chicken, but as I was making dough for bread sticks, I added some sauce, chunked the chicken and threw it on top, a bit more sauce, smather in cheese, bake for 25 minutes and VIOLA!  Chunky chicken pizza ala Mum.  It wasn't half bad and there's no leftovers.  I added some green beans seasoned with onions and garlic sauteed in olive oil.  Now my pantry is officially empty.  I've got a 2-page list for tomorrow.

My dear eldest son, after sitting and complaining for nearly 3 hours, decided that he'd be better served if he bucked it up, admitted that he wasn't listening for the hour and a half that I spent explaining over and over what he needed to do, and got to work.  Unfortunately, he has 2 tests tomorrow (Science and Constitutional history) so he had to study after dinner.  He'll spend his gym time tomorrow working on his notecards. 

#1: our youngest is the pickiest eater I've ever met in my LIFE.  All she ate today was a piece of the pizza I made, sans the chicken.  I don't know how she makes it - she might eat 1 thing a day and that's it.  She turned 5 on Tuesday and only weighs 35lbs.  She doesn't even have a favorite food.  What she eats today, she won't touch tomorrow.  I wish I had that problem - I love chocolate all day everyday.

That's it from this side of the Mason-Dixon.  The crew must be up and ready by 7:30 so we can drop off the Honda to get the brakes changed before going to co-op.  I'll talk to you fine ladies tomorrow evening.

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #71 on: March 20, 2009, 08:37:16 AM »
Good Morning!
Not much to report here. I am looking forward to next week so things can get back to normal. Last week we had early release because of parent conferences, this week was the the field trip, and today we have Jump Rope for Heart. That's all... :)

Have a good day!

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« Reply #72 on: March 20, 2009, 09:44:35 AM »
Morning all,

TreDai, thanks for the encouragement.  I try not to be idle for too long (idle hands and all that).

Mum, I'm glad your day improved.  I hope the eldest gets caught up.  You know, my daughter, when she was little, would never eat anything except cheese on her pizza.  And the only way she used to eat eggs was if they were scrambled with cheese in them.  I'm with you on the chocolate-I could eat it for meals three times a day, plus snacking on it in between.  Good luck today with the shopping.

#1mom, Lucas is a doll.  I have to tell you, when you were mentioning Lucas' bringing you up, I was thinking about how my cat does that to me sometimes.  I can be in a bad mood, and talk to her, and she just looks at me and blinks her eyes, and that makes me feel loved.  And that's a good feeling.

Hey Snow, miracle of miracles (us hearing from you). ;D    I take Welbutrin for depression.  I don't think I've had any horrific side effects from it.  I try not to read up too much about the side effects of medication, because if I do, I'll either develop one of the more "serious" side effects, or I won't take something I need.  Of course, I'm not saying everyone should do this.  We should all make informed decisions.  But, there are other antidepressants to choose from, if you don't want to take the Welbutrin.  I hear a lot about Zoloft working for people.  Have you ever tried that?  And I don't think anyone's heard from Drag.  I wonder about her also and pray she's alright.

Andrea, when do you guys get spring break?

Today I have some things to finish for that dreaded online class for this week, and the new HIV women's support group is this afternoon.  Keep fingers crossed that that goes well.  Last night, after my independent study class, I went to the regular HIV support group.  The coordinator was telling us that the ASO is only funded through the end of this year.  If they close down, I'd have to drive more than an hour to get to the next closest ASO.  Hopefully the one here will pick up funding, so they can stay open.  Usually once word gets out in the community about them needing money, donations come in. 

So, it's going to be homework all weekend.  I have an exam on the bones of the skull in my Anatomy class next week, a lot of homework for the online class, and a paper to write for my independent study.  I hope all you ladies have a good day.  What's everyone up to this weekend?  OH, and happy 1st day of Spring! :)
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« Reply #73 on: March 20, 2009, 06:17:10 PM »
I've got to catch up on some reading. I have been real sick. I was bedridden most of last week. Some kind of viral infection. I'm mostly better. I still have a little cough and I'm tired more than I was but I'm doing good.

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« Reply #74 on: March 21, 2009, 08:20:20 AM »
Please take care of yourself and feel better, Wendy. :-*
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« Reply #75 on: March 21, 2009, 08:32:16 AM »
Wendy, hun, I hope you feel better. 

Today is baseball tryouts.  Both our older boys will be trying out at 11 and 12 today.  They'll be put on a team regardless.  The reason for the try-outs is so the coaches don't grab up all the "good" kids and stack their teams.  The kids are "ranked" 1 - 5 for overall skill (batting, catching, and fielding) then each team draws an equal number of 1's, 2's, 3's, etc.  It makes the teams more even and fair. 

Mim and our 3 t-ballers don't have to try out.  They only try out kids who are going to be in little league (not coach's pitch or t-ball).  Once our middle son tries out, we're declaring him ineligible for little league so that he can go back to coach's pitch.  He's not ready for little league, but because he's already 9, this is the way we have to do it. 

Anyway, we'll take the crew over to the park and have a picnic lunch.  The high today is mid-50's but with tons of sunshine.  The kids will be running around so they'll be fine.  I'll be the one sitting and freezing to death.
 

The forum is making me crazy.  My entire post is shaking while I'm typing and I'm getting a bit motion sick.
Not sure what's up with that.  Anyone else having thisi problem?

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« Reply #76 on: March 21, 2009, 11:01:42 AM »
Win- Sorry to hear you haven't been feeling well.

Mum-  Have fun at tryouts.  My screen isn't doing anything strange this morning.

BT- I usually don't read the side effects either but I guess I don't understand how it works/helps so I was trying to read up on it. Is it cold there today?  It is chilly here, so much for the first day of spring yesterday :-\
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« Reply #77 on: March 21, 2009, 09:46:39 PM »
thank you ladies. Hope you are all having a nice weekend

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« Reply #78 on: March 22, 2009, 08:59:20 AM »
Mum, I don't have problems with my screen shaking.  That sounds like a computer issue.

Snow, yesterday it got up to 57.  Right now it's 39, but it's supposed to get in the low 60's later.

Wendy, I hope you're doing better.  How are you feeling?

I hope everyone's having a good weekend.
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« Reply #79 on: March 22, 2009, 11:59:27 AM »
Good Morning.

Betty- Hang in there...you're almost done!  ;D

Wendy- Get better soon!

Mum- My screen is ok.

Hello to all my other lady friends!

Today is rainy. It seems odd since we have been getting up to the high 70's and 80's. Oh well, we need it. I have been sick this weekend. I think it might be some kind of cold thing. It has settled in my chest, head, and nose. It's more annoying then anything. There's really nothing going on. Next Sunday I am going to a brunch for HIV + Heteros. I have been wanting to go and I finally went ahead and RSVP'd. It is in Los Angeles. I'm nervous about going by myself but I know it will be a good thing to be around people in the same situation. That's about all.... :)

Have a good day everyone!

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« Reply #80 on: March 22, 2009, 07:28:52 PM »
Hello----

Sorry, I haven't checked in lately. The past week or so has been really messed up and I have been depressed. I am sure the Atripla is exaggerating things but I am still taking my meds. All the men I have been talking to are now gone. It kind of happened one after the other. Rey, he just stopped communicating with no explanation which bugs me the most because I like to have closure. Dennis, the poz guy who I was really digging, ended up going to jail for beating up his daughter's bf for disrespecting him. His daughter is 17 and pregnant by a 21 year old who pretty much is a bum, no job and not trying to find one. The baby is due next month. I was thinking he would bond out but I don't know how severe the law is in NY. But his cell is now off and his yahoo account closed out so I am thinking he is going to be in there for awhile. And Orlando has just gotten so busy that there is no time for me anymore. It once was raining men now it is a damn drought once again. Story of my life, so I have been depressed and sleeping like crazy.

I can't seem to stop thinking about Dennis though. I have tried getting the number to Riker's. I guess that is where you end up if you live in Queens. But no one answers the damn phone. They have a website for prisoners, checked that but can't seem to find him. Not sure how long it takes to put a prisoner in the system. He hasn't been in trouble in a very long time but am just wondering how long can you get for whipping someone's ass? Here, you usually see the judge the next day and if you can you bond out. You usually only sit if it is the weekend or the beating was bad. The bf did have to go to the hospital though. I think the bf pressed charges just to seperate Dennis from his daughter so he can control her.

Sorry so many of you are not feeling good. You can add me to the list.Besides the depression I have been getting killer headaches the past 4 days. My sister says it is prolly my allergies which I am still not use to dealing with.

Betty, my case manager has been trying to find me other PCP's, none seems to be wanting me. I feel like I have been black balled. And now it seems like every doctor wants you to fill out an application. I am like geez. I am waiting to hear back from one. Everyone is worried that I will run out of insulin. I am well stocked on my hiv meds but down to 2 boxes of Lantus at 50 units. So that may go quick.

That's about it for me..... :-\
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« Reply #81 on: March 22, 2009, 09:05:28 PM »
Queen, I wonder if you go to a local health clinic and see a doctor there, if he would refer you to one who would see you?  You sure don't need to be running out of your Insulin.
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« Reply #82 on: March 23, 2009, 08:16:09 AM »
Hello Ladies. sorry it has been a while since I last posted. I have been  just getting back into the work routine and being lazy.                           Lucas'mom, I am biased when it comes to Robert, too. I think he is a handsome little fellow.  Lucas is a cutie also.                                             Minismum, we had the same problem with my oldest being a picky eater. Finally our pediatrician told us just to feed him whatever he would eat.                  You will do a great job teaching the creative writing class.                                                                                            Snow, sorry you are feeling down. Maybe if not wellbutrin, then something else might benefit. Not everyone gets all the side effects and a lot of times they go away after a short period of time. Hope you get to feeling better. Sorry about your friends daughter. I am glad spring is here, too. It is my favorite time of year.                                                                                              Betty, Hope you got lots of homework done this weekend but found time to have a little you time as well                                           Queen, That really sucks about your friend, hopefully the judge will be able to see the whole situation and cut him a break. Hope you find a new PCP soon.  Hopefully the  Atripla blues will ease up.                 Nothing new here.  Stopped talking to the new guy, too self centered for me and he acts too much like my brother. No time for that shit. Robert is good. His teacher thinks he is hyperactive and I think she might be correct. I don't like it at all.  But I did get some books, on the advice of a good friend , and am reading up on it. I am going to talk to his doctor when we go in April for his year checkup.  Now it is time to catch up on house work.  Andrea, Wendy, anyone I neglected to write to, hope you all have a great day.       Later,    Cristy

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« Reply #83 on: March 23, 2009, 09:22:42 AM »
Morning all,

Andrea, I'm sure you'll enjoy yourself at that HIV+ hetero get-together. 

Cristy, if you think about putting Robert on medication, please see a psychiatrist who works with children.  I see too many times (with my friends who have kids) outside people saying the kid's "hyper" and they need to go on medication, when that may not be the case.  Maybe there are alternatives to the medications.  Anyway, good luck with that.

My brain is still dead from all the studying.  Today I have to do laundry, and that's about it.  I'm going to do a little studying, but not much.  I'm tired; didn't sleep well.  I kept having bizarre dreams.  Well, I always have bizarre dreams, but last night was more than usual.  Have a good day ladies.
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« Reply #84 on: March 23, 2009, 02:06:25 PM »
Betty, I am against putting Robert on medications if only because I feel like that is a part of the reason my oldest son is like he is. The books I am reading may suggest some alternate ways to handle it even if he is hyperactive or I will get a referral to a psychiatrist if his pediatrician thinks Robert is hyperactive. I'll let you know what the Doc says after his appointment April 20th.                                                  Hope everyone is having a great day.    Later,  Cristy
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« Reply #85 on: March 24, 2009, 08:00:04 AM »
Where is everyone?
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« Reply #86 on: March 24, 2009, 08:29:06 AM »
I'm here!  ;D My life has been so boring, I have nothing to report...LOL! I have been sick since this weekend. I think it is a cold. I pretty much lost my voice yesterday and am stuffed up beyond belief.
I have also been on the Lexapro for almost 2 weeks and I definitely notice a difference in regards to anxiety.

Betty- How much longer for school? Can you believe that you are so close? YAY!

Cristy- I agree with you. I see too often that parents and some educators are quick to put a label on children when it could be something else entirely. Wait and see.

Queen- I'm sorry about the men....I wonder what happened with Rey?

Wendy- Feel better soon!

Everyone else...HELLO!!!  :) :)

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« Reply #87 on: March 24, 2009, 08:42:39 AM »
I'm here, too.  Long, crazy, stressful week.  So what's new, right?  Neuro appointment went well yesterday.  No answers, but at least a willingness to look.  Mim has an EEG scheduled for April 4th, with neuro right after.  Still on for our trip Thursday to her new specialist.  I had all MIm's records yesterday changed listing Dr. Frazier as her new primary and signed releases for all reports to go to him and NONE to go to our now ex-PID.

Our youngest son turns 6 on Sunday and I'm trying to figure out what to do.  I think my parents are coming over for lunch after church.  We'll have a cake and he can open his gifts then.  I can't believe that it's been 6yrs already.  Time has FLOWN!

Hubby has to go out of town to see clients, so I'll haul everyone to dance class then on to #1's baseball practice.  Somewhere in there I guess we'll eat dinner.  Just another day.

Time for school.  Talk to you all later!
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« Reply #88 on: March 24, 2009, 12:15:56 PM »
Hi Ladies, have been feeling krappy lately, so I have not been online. Sinus, alergies, headaches and stomach aches along with nausea. I don't know why but everytime I eat something I have nausea,bloating and gas. My Dh made me take a laxative Sunday, so this helped some. Seems like gingerale is the only thing working. Today I am taking mylanta, generic brand, between meals. it helps some.
Good news,
My DH got the job!!! He started work Monday at the university. He is a maintnance contractor for a company connected with the university. The pay is not much but greatful to be working . His hours are great, 4am to 2pm, M-F ,which means he can keep his doctor appointments. My sister in laws are teasing him saying now I can get a break from him, lol, its true. he was miserable when he wasn't working.!
Hope everyone who is sick is feeling better.
Minsmon- I would sure like it if you post a pic of the kids !
god bless you, yes start writting that book on parenting, you are a pro. It would be a bestseller, just with the darnest things kids say !
Betty- You are on a roll ! blessings to you !! proud of you girl
Queen, don't worry about the dry spell, things will pick up, its spring, time for love!
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #89 on: March 25, 2009, 12:09:12 AM »
Hey EveryOne---

Netta---Congrats on hubby getting the job. I bet that eased up some stress. I am still trying to keep hope alive when it comes to love but I am getting doubtful.

Vivyt--Not sure what happened? The only one I am sure about is the poz guy who went to jail.

I have been trying to snap myself out of the depression by getting out the house some. Now I am low on gas til check day. It was nice today so I went out and checked things on the car like the oil, power steering fluid and tightened up the hubcaps since I lost one already. I also put air in the tire. I haven't been smoking as much as usual but with this depression going on, it seems to have mellowed me out. So, I am not complaining. ;)

Got a raise on my food stamps which was nice, part of the Stimulus thing. I heard that those on disability is suppose to start getting checks in April? Anyone else hear anything?Well, my landlord finally sold the apartment or house that me and my sister live in. Our new landlord lives in California.

I watched some of Obama's speech last night but a friend came over so I didn't hear it all. That's about it for me, I am chatting on Yahoo and watching Carlito's Way with Al Pacino. Have a good night...
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« Reply #90 on: March 25, 2009, 08:16:53 AM »
Morning everyone,

Andrea, I hope you get to feeling better.  After this week, there's only four more weeks until I'm done with school.  Yeah, it's all a bit surreal right now.

Mum, I'm very anxious to hear what the docs have to say about Min.  I hope they figure something out.  I'm anxious to hear about her new PID doc as well. 

Netta, I hope you're feeling better.  Nothing much worse than an upset tummy.  I'm having sinus trouble right now also.  And when they drain into my throat, that makes me nauceous.  Anyway, I hope you or the doc can find something that works to take care of that. 

Queen, we on disability are supposed to get $250 besides our usual money with our check in May for our part of the stimulus.  A friend of mine called social security, and he's the one who told me.  Someone else told me also, and he works at SS, so I'm hoping they're right.  When it comes to money the government's supposed to give away, I never believe it until I see it.  And yeah, I got a $2 (yes, two) dollar raise in my food stamps as part of the stimulus thing.  Unbelievable. 

I watched part of the President's speech last night.  I'm pretty disgusted right now with Democrats as well as Republicans.  It seems like everyone's been on the take these past few years and I've had it with politics for awhile. 

Today's just another day.  Going to do a little shopping, then school tonight.  We have a quiz over the bones in the skull/face.  And in my awful online class, it's midterm time.  I really hope I pass that class.  Anyway, you all have a nice day.
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« Reply #91 on: March 25, 2009, 09:04:27 AM »
hie ladies

betty - four more weeks hey, at least your're almost thru. good luck on your midterm.   i dont blame for you for sick of politics. even here im not paying attention to politics, its just a circus. after Tsvangirai's wife died in the accident (which we dont believe to be an accident) i just stopped listening to the news and all. you guys have the benefit of being an old democracy so u have a lot of history and have gone thru the worst i think whereas we only know Mugabe's rule so its going to be hard.

netta - sorry u're feeling crappy. get better soon hey.  congrats on your man's new job thats great news..

snow -  sorry u're down. and about your friends daughter. that must be awful.  i heard from Drag a few weeks ago. she's ok.

queen - dont sweat it much about the guys, if it wasnt meant to be it wasnt meant to be. they just werent the right guys.  i hope u feel better soon and manage to get a PCP. hang in there girlfriend

viv - hope your cold's better. im finallly just recovering from mine, just the last bits of a cough to get rid of.  i hope u like the hetero-group and meet lots of great people

cristy - im with you about not medicating Robert. to me it just seems a bad idea to be giving children so young medicine, feel it will mess up how they grow and develop. i dont know..

nothing much going on here. we went to court about the stupid theft case that silly girl laid against my landlord. the magistrate wouldnt let me testify as a witness coz it was my landlord and not his grandson who called me. I mean WTF? they're both accused so what does it matter who actually says the words "we have a witness".  Anyway, im hoping they'll finish with this case once and for all next week friday. my phone rang when we were in there and oh my gosh they all glared at me and the magistrate goes "my dear i can lock you up until 4:45, didnt you see the signs? didnt the officers at the gate tell you no cellphones?" and i was like "oh shit shit shit". Of course i had to kiss her ass apologising. i think thats why she wouldnt let me testify, she then just hated me or something.
as for mr out-of-town i havent seen him for about 2 weeks now.  apparently he;s too broke to come to harare so im like "whatever dude". i know im not going to be begging him to come here no way. he does call everyday at work though and we chat for a few seconds. and airtime is expensive so he cant call on his cellphone. like i said, 'whatever dude' ::)

hugs and kisses to all you guys :-* :-*

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« Reply #92 on: March 25, 2009, 10:29:49 PM »
Evening Ladies--

Wow, I see the thread has gotten kind of slow. I guess we are all busy doing our thing. I have come to terms with the guy situation and put my focus elsewhere for now. I mean there still is one interest around and he's so busy doing positive things. He has gotten me motivated. I am going to get back on the ball with going to school. If I ever find a PCP, hopefully he will give me Chantix so I can stop smoking. And when that 250 stimulus comes, I am banking it even if it kills me. I went to a car auction tonight with my gay friend and I am determined to save up for a few months so I can go in July when I get my rent rebate. Which I still have to get done but I mailed it in the last week of March last year so I know I will get it in July. There were so many nice cars going for anywhere between 200- 700 dollars. I almost fainted. So, it may be a few more months without cable in my future...

It's been rainy and windy here today. Now they are talking snow but I guess not much. I hope you all are having a good evening. I am feeling renewed....
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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
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« Reply #93 on: March 26, 2009, 04:16:52 AM »
Morning Ladies

I have not been posting  lately.
It is hectic from this side of the world.

At work they have laid off 5500 employees and in our office alone they have laid off 23.
I thank GOD , I was not told to go home.
The people were told on Monday that tommorrow Friday is their last day.

The tension is too much and it is getting on me.

Enough about me, hope all you well and coping.

Will start chatting once my house / life is in order. ;)

With luv

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« Reply #94 on: March 26, 2009, 06:44:33 AM »
Happy, it's really good to hear from you again.  We can all relate to hectic life situations.  Be assured that when things settle down, we'll be here for you.

Queen, my uncle owns a used car dealership and I was like you when he told me how little he had to pay for some of the cars on his lot.  They were NICE cars with low mileage.  The place he goes is only for dealers and has bank repos.  There's even an airplane there for auction from an estate sale.  The benefactor didn't want to sell it outright because he has to pay taxes on the sale price.  So, he decided to sell it at auction hoping to get rid of it cheaply.

In about 2 1/2hrs we'll be off on our Meet-the-Doc journey.  I want so badly for this to work out.  It's going to be a rough road for a while, I know, with changing her meds.  That part I'm NOT looking forward to and pray hard that the side-effects will be minimal (non-existant) and depart quickly (never show up).  Mim's just excited for the trip.  She was, however, disappointed last night when she found out we weren't flying ;)

I'll try to let you ladies know something tonight.  If not, it will be tomorrow after co-op.  The trip is about 4hrs one way.  Long day, but a good day.

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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #95 on: March 26, 2009, 07:38:03 AM »
Morning all,

Tendai, good to hear from you.  In this newspaper magazine (the Parade) this past weekend, it listed the world's worst dictators, and do you know, Mugabe was #1.  He replaced the dictator from North Korea (I don't know how to spell his name).  I do keep hoping you all will get some relief soon. 

Queen, good luck with the school thing.  It really is worth it, all the studying.  I know I complain, but I'm glad I decided to go back.   And I only took the Chantix for four weeks, and it's been over two months since I've smoked.  So good luck with that also.  Will your ID doc give you a script for Chantix?

Happy, good to hear from you.  Unemployment is hitting everywhere.

Mum, good luck with the doctor today.  I'll be waiting anxiously to hear how it all went.

This morning, I have to be at this local church at 11:00 a.m.   They serve a lot of homeless people in the area, with referrals etc. and I'm supposed to learn the ropes.  I may have a temporary part-time job there working with the homeless.  I really hope it works out and that I do alright without panicking, screwing up real bad etc.  This is the work I want to do.  I want to do something where I'm helping people. 

Other than that, lots of studying to do, probably for the remainder of the four weeks.  That's alright, there's light at the end of the tunnel.  You all have a good day.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #96 on: March 26, 2009, 08:26:26 AM »
Good Morning  :)

Tendai- I feel like I need to research what is going on in your country.

Happy- Don't worry about not checking in. Sometimes life just happens. I hope everything works out ok.

Queen- I'm glad you are feeling better.

Betty- That job sounds like something you would enjoy. I picture you doing something in social work. I don't think you need to worry about messing anything up

Mum- Good luck at the doctor and good luck with the LONG drive.... :)

Well, my voice has been just barely hanging on for the past 2 days. The good thing about it that the kids are well behaved...I think they feel sorry for me  :) I have a cough and stuffed up nose but only in the morning and at night. I don't know what that is about. Other than that there really is nothing. Sunday is the day I go to my meeting which I am looking forward to. The only thing right now that looms ahead of me is going to the gym. I have got to lose some weight. I saw some pictures of myself from the field trip we went on and all I can say is Yikes! I told one of the kids to cut me out LOL! They asked what was wrong with it and I told them that I need to stop eating and go on a diet.  :'(

Anyways...that's all. Have a good day everyone!
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #97 on: March 26, 2009, 12:07:07 PM »
Everyone- keep my family in prayer, my brother passed today. Bernie his partner of 40 years is in need of special prayer. My mother is taking it real hard. We all knew it was comming soon, he had hep c and hiv. He died peacefully at home.
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
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Re: Ladies Thread #56 Marching to a Different Drummer
« Reply #99 on: March 26, 2009, 04:59:48 PM »
Netta--You have my condolences on your loss.

Wini--Uh, is it your birthday? If so, Happy Birthday. I am assuming it is since there was no name following the pic.

Betty--- Yeah, now that I have gotten motivated to do these things, my hearing aid went down. So, I am waiting on that to get back now. I just think I really have to much time on my hands and I do tend to constantly be thinking even when I am high... ;)

It's a rainy day here but I am still trying to stay motivated. I finally got off my behind and got my rent rebate done. I should get back 650, so that along with the 250 stimulus should be enough to get me a decent car from the auction in July. I am suppose to be going to Georgia with my sister. In the beginning, she was going to buy the tickets, now we have to get our own. I think it is going to be a problem though I told her I was getting a car. If I have enough for both, I will do both. I even offered to drive, I meant the new car that I am going to get. Cause the car I have now will not make the trip. Then she went on some rant about renting a car, though I don't know where that even came from. It was just weird.

I am still getting bit by Lucifer and it is starting to piss me off. I should've kept that appointment to the vet. He is going to be 3 years old next month but he is making me consider getting rid of him. He got me today while I was talking to my sister on the phone. I literally had to beat him with the phone to get him to stop. I felt bad but he was biting the hell out of me. And I am getting tired of it.

Well no plans for me tonight....How about you guys? Someone should be starting a new thread soon.
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