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[ - ] At what age do most children make their own plans with friends? My son is in 5th and parents still do the organizing. A friend just told me that was strange. Is it? Definitely how it happens at dc's school 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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DD is in third and makes plans and then asks if it is doable. I then confirm with the parent and we go from there. [ Reply | More ]
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snowflakes, freshman year of college; regular people 3rd grade. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I need to get out of this town. 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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[ - ] poll: do you lock the bathroom door if you are alone with your dh? or can he enter at any time? 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I don't lock it, I just close the door. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] I asked my DH to send me a dick pic and he said no. :( 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I took a picture of something sexually suggestive on the Internet (basically someone not understanding that the thing they were using was a sex toy) because I thought it was funny. DH texted back "that is obscene." End of transmission, [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] 32yo and have been TTC for almost a year. When/how do I ask doctor for clomid? 5 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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-ttc #2 [ Reply | More ]
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At your next visit, tell him you'd like to explore your fertility options. [ Reply | More ]
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they have to diagnose that the problem is with your ovulation first. it could be something completely different, or even a problem with your husband. also, since clomid makes you release lots of eggs, you're more likely to end up with twins or even triplets. [ Reply | More ]
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This. Don't ask for Clomid, say that you've been ttc for a year with no pregnancy. Let the dr be the dr. [ Reply | More ]
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This. Set up an appointment with a RE. Clomid may not even fix your problem. What if your tubes are blocked or your husband has no/low count? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] How many books do you read per year? And are you a SAHM or a WOHM? 29 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I read about 2 books a month. SAHM. [ Reply | More ]
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+1. WOHM. [ Reply | More ]
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+2 WOHM [ Reply | More ]
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SAHM maybe 15-20. When I was younger and there were no computers it was more like 100 [ Reply | More ]
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4 a month. Stay at home girlfriend. People will probably call me fake like they always do when I post about being a SAHG, but ya. I've actually posted a similar thread on this topic before. [ Reply | More ]
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Why would you SAH and rely on a guy to support you when you're not even engaged yet and he could easily leave you with no consequences? [ Reply | More ]
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It's funny that they only thing you see wrong with this situation is that she's not legally entitled to his stuff. Because if she were married, then fuck it. Sit at home and read as many books as you want, because you know you're getting paid. [ Reply | More ]
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You seem to be missing the obvious point that if she were married then she would have legal protections in place [ Reply | More ]
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And you seem to be missing the more obvious point that if she had a way to support herself those legal protections would not be necessary. [ Reply | More ]
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This. If she were married and he left her for someone else, she would get half of his money. If she's just a girlfriend and he dumps her, she gets nothing. Kind of risky position to put yourself in. [ Reply | More ]
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Well apparently she has her own money so I guess she doesn't really care about the legal protections [ Reply | More ]
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You're just trying to be obtuse. Even if she worked, the prospect of divorce is very real and just because someone has an income doesny mean they can support kids on their own without lrgally entitled payments from the ex husband. [ Reply | More ]
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She doesn't have kids! [ Reply | More ]
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Well presumably she wants kids or else she wouldn't be on a parenting forum. Use your extrapolation skills. [ Reply | More ]
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No, you don't get "half his money" if you marry a guy. Jesus you people are desperately delusional. [ Reply | More ]
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Half of the money and assets made during the marriage, yes you do. [ Reply | More ]
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Why do you assume he's supporting me? Kind of sexist to assume a SAH can only survive if supported by a man, no? [ Reply | More ]
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if not him it is your daddy; then which male are supporting you? [ Reply | More ]
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Apparently UB thinks women are incapable of having savings or making their own money [ Reply | More ]
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Because she self-identifies as a Stay At Home Girlfriend, not as someone with enough money that she doesn't have to work. [ Reply | More ]
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^^Meant this for the other comment [ Reply | More ]
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One a month, SAHM. With kids in school next September, hope to read more [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.21.15, 06:48 PM Flag
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Varies year-to-year. I read about three novels within the last year but also reading a lot of literature on trades (like typesetting and papermaking within the past several months). Spend a lot of time reading periodicals on the subway. WOHM [ Reply | More ]
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Probably about 5 - 6 books a year. WOHM. [ Reply | More ]
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30-35, and I listen to another 4-5 during commutes. WOHM. [ Reply | More ]
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i don't judge people on the number of books they read in x amount of time. it's the quality of reading material, not the quantity that counts. [ Reply | More ]
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About a dozen, with my book group. WOHM. [ Reply | More ]
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2-3 a month. WOHM who reads on the train. [ Reply | More ]
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Bazillion. Sahm (former book editor). [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Yesterday Israel passed a law that classifies the Armenian-Ottoman conflict as a ham sandwich. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Must have involved a NY jury [ Reply | More ]
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Can you please explain? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] vba: i'm about to control the lights in my house with my voice :) 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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That's kind of awesome. Do they get lower if you speak in a low voice, and brighter if you go high-pitched? [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, I'm curious too. What if you are screaming? Do the lights explode? [ Reply | More ]
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op - i'm going to find out, trying to get the sunrise and sunset effect as well [ Reply | More ]
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Simple minds, simple pleasures [ Reply | More ]
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op - yep little silly things make me happy [ Reply | More ]
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Like your dh dck? [ Reply | More ]
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nasty but lol [ Reply | More ]
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Big deal, my grandma has a clapper. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] We offered the full price the seller was asking for, but the seller goes with the cash offer. so sad, too many rich people here. Has been looking for a while. We had put a bid on 3 houses in the past, each of them filled with problems. 12 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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Happened to us too. Put in offer for full ask, 25% down. Lost out for an all cash offer. [ Reply | More ]
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Syosset for us [ Reply | More ]
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Did you find the house at the end? I nearly want to give up. [ Reply | More ]
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where is this? city or NJ? [ Reply | More ]
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Forest Hills [ Reply | More ]
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Can you hear the shhhhhh of the bubble inflating? [ Reply | More ]
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Not just rich - it's foreign money hot to get out of whatever country of origin. [ Reply | More ]
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then you should know you need to bid above ask on the next one. [ Reply | More ]
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Would it be too late now for me to offer $50k above the price? [ Reply | More ]
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By the way, the house is 1.36 mil. [ Reply | More ]
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We offered the full price with 50% down. [ Reply | More ]
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If they are not in contract, yet, then no, you can make the offer. That one you definitely need to put a quick expiration on before they use it to get the cash offer higher. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] My mother taught me that the proper term for jews was "high-functioning gypsies" is that correct? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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sure, Einstein is just a high functioning gypsy [ Reply | More ]
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Why would your mom even talk about that? [ Reply | More ]
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lame [ Reply | More ]
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Flyover mom? [ Reply | More ]
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Is your mom eva Braun? [ Reply | More ]
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The Romani would disagree. [ Reply | More ]
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lol. fwiw, i think the bigoted posts around here are the best. [ Reply | More ]
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Gypsies are Indian, so no. [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] For those students in Stuyvesant with average gpa, what colleges do they apply to? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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What is the average gpa in Stuy? [ Reply | More ]
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High 80s is much assumption. [ Reply | More ]
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with or without $ ? [ Reply | More ]
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without [ Reply | More ]
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cuny/suny [ Reply | More ]
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large state schools. university of [state] or [state] university, the only good publics. [ Reply | More ]
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So it's a delusion that an average Stuy student will go to top colleges?! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] s/o fake tranny post...last week a tranny gave my dd the stink eye because she was staring at him. i know it's not polite to stare and i told my dd so at home, (the old "some people are just different" talk) but she is 5 so what do you expect when you go out of the house with a 5 o'clock shaddow wearing heels, an ill-fitting dress and clown make-up? it's hardly appropriate to make a mean face at a very small child who is simply confused. 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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ayup, lots of crazy people give small children the stink eye for lots of dumb reasons [ Reply | More ]
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Transvestite/Transsexual women are some of the meanest people you will ever meet. It's a mental illness. For someone who thinks he is a woman, you'd think he'd have more of a maternal instinct and not glare at a child, but smile and compose himself with more ladylike grace. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.21.15, 06:44 PM Flag
[ - ] I posted a few days ago about our PT nanny. Her mother threatened us because we wrote a negative review about her daughter. Well, she contacted me again saying we ruined her daughter's reputation. NO, your adult daughter ruined her reputation herself! Who are these people? Now I think is should file a police report. This is insane. 13 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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I remember you a very angry and not nice person you try to ruin girl good name you are Albanian of disgusting glass and vile! I would ensure you are not allowing to have nanny again raise own kids lazy woman! [ Reply | More ]
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amend your review to include the fact that her parents threatened you. [ Reply | More ]
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+1, I just edit the review and paste the nasty email in (address redacted) [ Reply | More ]
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this! [ Reply | More ]
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Op: do you think I should?? No wonder this girl is such a flake. Her mom is a helicopter nutjob. She obviously was coddled all her life and has no direction or accountability! [ Reply | More ]
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Please out these nutjobs. Who are they? Initials or last name and location. Thanks! [ Reply | More ]
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How old is the nanny? Did you get her through agency (would definitely tell the agency about that). [ Reply | More ]
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Yes. I called the agency. They have it on record but it won't be in her background check which is odd. [ Reply | More ]
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Sounds like care or sittercity. [ Reply | More ]
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Are they good sites? Wouldn't they do something? Maybe remove her account? [ Reply | More ]
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She's an adult. Over 21 years old. [ Reply | More ]
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I would amend your review to include this information. Critical for other people to know they are harassing nutjobs. [ Reply | More ]
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I don't know. I don't want her attacking my kids! [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Growing up, my mother would use the plastic bags from the grocery store as small trash bags for the smaller cans in the bathroom and around the house. WT? NOKD? Just curious if anyone else did this. 21 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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We would use the grocery bag on the back of the door handle. [ Reply | More ]
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Not WT. I do this. I think it's easy and efficient. [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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I always do this. Thought everyone did [ Reply | More ]
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This. Are we supposed to throw out the white plastic grocery bag which we bring home (for free), and instead purchase white plastic trash bags for $3.49? [ Reply | More ]
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+10000000 [ Reply | More ]
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Everyone does do this. [ Reply | More ]
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+1. [ Reply | More ]
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I use them for the kitchen trash can. [ Reply | More ]
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I totally do this, why not? [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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I always do this. So annoyed at the do-gooders getting the bags banned for retail purchases. [ Reply | More ]
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This. I use them to scoop the cat litter and picking up dog poop [ Reply | More ]
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+1 [ Reply | More ]
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Oh yes, that too. Invaluable little items. [ Reply | More ]
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No,but I use them to pick up dog poo. [ Reply | More ]
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.1% here and we do that [ Reply | More ]
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Yes, I do it and so do a lot of other people. Repurposing is not trashy. In fact, it minimizes trash! [ Reply | More ]
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We do this. [ Reply | More ]
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I still do this and couldn't care less if it's WT or NOKD (both of which sound obnoxious to me when posted). [ Reply | More ]
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Do people not use them? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] WHERE IS THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE, OBAMA? THE REAL, VALID ONE. YOU NEVER REVEALED IT. 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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cruz was born in canada [ Reply | More ]
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He is not running, why do you care at this point? [ Reply | More ]
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Obama needs to be retroactively stricken from the presidential records and jailed. [ Reply | More ]
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Tonight we're gonna party like it's 2009? [ Reply | More ]
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Better Obama than Jew president that is fact! Not racist! [ Reply | More ]
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You're a couple years late. [ Reply | More ]
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Isn't it too late for this now? [ Reply | More ]
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[ - ] Just had lipo on my flanks and back -- no more back fat for me! Yay! Feeling great and taking care of the kiddies, who have no clue...Any questions? 17 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
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LOL flanks. [ Reply | More ]
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Where is a "flank"? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 04.21.15, 06:32 PM Flag
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same as on a cow [ Reply | More ]
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the back, below the waist. Sometimes called love handles or muffin top -- the part on me that USED to blob over my waistband.. [ Reply | More ]
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i'd just call that the midsection [ Reply | More ]
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Retard [ Reply | More ]
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I have several questions: Did they tell you what recovery will be like? Will it hurt like hell tomorrow? Did you ask them to inject any of the fat into other parts of you body or face? [ Reply | More ]
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I got a little bit of fat injected in my face -- just a touch -- and it is swollen, but icing has brought that down alot. I was told that the pain would be the worst tomorrow (we'll see!) but Tylenol or Advil will do the trick, if I am sure to take it regularly. Mostly I will be stiff, and my biggest problem right now is alot of fluid leaking, which I have to keep on top of by changing the pads often. It is tinged wtih blood so I need to keep on top of it. Not supposed to be particularly painful so I am not at all worried, and I came back from the proceedure and immediately went to the grocery store and did school pick-up, so... [ Reply | More ]
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I am surprised you are not sore as hell. [ Reply | More ]
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Honestly, not one bit, but if you want me to, I will post tomorrow and let you know! But I am so excited that even if it did hurt, I'm not sure I'd notice.. [ Reply | More ]
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Yeah, check in tomorrow. I don't think your anesthesia has completely worn off, and your swelling has not yet set in. You'll be ok soon, but not tomorrow or Thursday. [ Reply | More ]
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Bingo. You sound way too chipper from someone who just had surgery! [ Reply | More ]
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Were you fat all over or thinnish w fatty parts? [ Reply | More ]
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Slender and fit, with persistent bulges and that horrible "under bra" roll that seems to appear spontaneously at menopause [ Reply | More ]
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How old are you? This hasn't happened to me yet, but I when it does I would totally do lipo if it's this easy. How much $? Will the fat come back? [ Reply | More ]
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How much did you spend? What type of lipo? Why no belly? (I want flanks and belly done) [ Reply | More ]
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a bit on the belly but not too much, as at my age (57) the results are not the best -- lots of wobbly and bumps. Costs 5,700 all in. Just normal tumescent [ Reply | More ]
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