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[ - ] I hate to admit this but recuperating for surgery for two months is not so boring - It is a twisted luxury to have to lay here. Just saying. 1 Reply [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:47 PM Flag
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I spent two weeks in the hospital when my appendix ruptured and it was the best vacation ever! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:48 PM Flag
[ - ] How long does it take pros to paint a 2,000 sf. apt? 2 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
New York City 10.01.16, 06:39 PM Flag
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2 days [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:43 PM Flag
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With trim and baseboards much longer, plus 1 person or 4 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:47 PM Flag
[ - ] Thoughts on this house? Would definitely do some cosmetic updates (paint, light fixtures, etc.) and probably add a mudroom off of the back door. 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:32 PM Flag
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Very charming. I love homes that have the staircase in the back instead of right when you walk in. The dining room is a bit snug and so is the third bedroom on the second floor, but that's workable. Really comes down to location and convenience for you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:45 PM Flag
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Also, if you do the mud room, add a powder room there as well. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:47 PM Flag
[ - ] Does anybody ever feel an overwhelming, immediate but temporary feeling of fatigue sometimes? I feel momentarily super drowsy not dizzy. I will tell the doctor when I see her but in the meantime, any body have any guesses/thoughts/suggestions? 3 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:32 PM Flag
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Narcolepsy? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:34 PM Flag
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Yes, but not so temporary. Lasts for about 20 mins. or so. I usually fall asleep when this happens and it's usually right after I've eaten. I'm hypoglycemic. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:35 PM Flag
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I have this and I suspect it's anxiety related. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:48 PM Flag
[ - ] Anyone had experience with medication for depression that doesn't cause weight gain? 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:22 PM Flag
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Doneaxtsomuch is supposed to work well [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:24 PM Flag
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Say what? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:32 PM Flag
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You will only gain weight if you eat over 2000 calories per day. It's math [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:26 PM Flag
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Unhelpful. Meds do cause weight gain. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:28 PM Flag
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Science and math say otherwise, but carry on [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:29 PM Flag
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Are you a doctor? If not STFU [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:36 PM Flag
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Meds may cause you to eat more, have less energy to exercise. They don't cause weight gain in and of themselves. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:37 PM Flag
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They mess with your metabolism. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:39 PM Flag
[ - ] DC received invite to the take the hunter HS test? Would you bother if you liked your ongoing school? We do. 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:19 PM Flag
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I thought we liked it until I realized we hated it. Didn't prep DC so didn't get Hunter. Without prep your DC stands no chance anyway (IME) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:23 PM Flag
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Yes, agreed. We could prep I suppose. Just not sure if we should bother. We like our school. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:24 PM Flag
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is it a citywide? If not, how do you know you love it just 1 month into it? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:37 PM Flag
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Does your ongoing have a high school? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:26 PM Flag
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are you in private? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:26 PM Flag
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Yes, HS. And no, public. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:27 PM Flag
[ - ] Would you consider sending your dc to Canada for university? 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:18 PM Flag
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Absolutely! McGill is on ds wish list. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:21 PM Flag
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What does he want to study? I think it depends on what the child is studying? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:22 PM Flag
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Right now it's engineering but who knows what it will be in a couple of years when it is time to apply (ds is only 13) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:28 PM Flag
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Yes. She has Canadian citizenship [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:23 PM Flag
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Actually limiting them to Canada unless they get at least 70% scholarship in US. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:35 PM Flag
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DD wants to do business and film, and she is Canadian, but I think for those fields, it is all about the contacts so she is better off here in the US. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:46 PM Flag
[ - ] Do you consider a child with OCD, "special needs?" 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:17 PM Flag
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Does it impact behavior or academics in a way that they need special accomodations? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:22 PM Flag
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No. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:33 PM Flag
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Then I say no. Yes, they *have* a special need, but I wouldn't classify the child as "Special Needs" (capital letters) any more than I would a child with asthma, diabetes, sensory issues, etc. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:43 PM Flag
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If dx yes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:25 PM Flag
[ - ] Would your husband have married you if you were an NP instead of a lawyer, md or finance person (super high earner) 6 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:11 PM Flag
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What is NP? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:15 PM Flag
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Nurse Practioner [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:27 PM Flag
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I doubt it. My DH and I are very similar, and being professionally ambitious is something we find attractive in each other. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:37 PM Flag
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Thanks for the honesty [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:38 PM Flag
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Which field are you in? DH the same? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:40 PM Flag
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Yes - think my Dh did not care at all what I am. And by the way I am a lawyer and not necessarily super ambitious. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:48 PM Flag
[ - ] Town Mayor Beaten Unconscious By Locals After Announcing Plan To Welcome Migrants 9 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:10 PM Flag
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Yikes [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:11 PM Flag
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General Topics 10.01.16, 06:12 PM Flag
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That says a lot about the locals. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:19 PM Flag
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What do you mean? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:20 PM Flag
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BREITBART !!!!!!!!!! LISTEN AND BOW DOWN TO YOUR NEW OVERLORDS !!!!!! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:35 PM Flag
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Actually, most of the crime in Germany is now committed by right-wingers. Crime from the alt-right is up 70% and far outstrips the crime rate for migrants. 1930s again. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:36 PM Flag
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Crime rates in Germany have NOT increased due to migrant population, but only due to increase in population in general. Fewer than 1% of crimes among tthe migrant population in Germany involve sexual crimes. http://www.dw.com/en/report-refugees-have-not-increased-crime-rate-in-germany/a-18848890 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:41 PM Flag
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Washington Post publishes "HOAXMAP" to pinpoint all the false stories about refugee crimes/sex assaults made up by Trump supporters and the alt-right. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/02/17/the-lies-told-about-refugees-city-by-city/ [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:43 PM Flag
[ - ] What is top of the market in NYC for $/sq ft? 4 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:08 PM Flag
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For a single apt? There are some in the tall tall buildings asking $10,000 per sf. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:14 PM Flag
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That's what I thought. Have there been any sold at 10K/per? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:19 PM Flag
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Yes many. Didnt the penthousebor close to it at 432 Park go into contract in the last month for above 10k per? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:30 PM Flag
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[ - ] Women who are under 30: have you planned your lives to be pregnant before a certain age? 7 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:56 PM Flag
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Lilly again. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:02 PM Flag
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Yes, Lilly, women should plan their lives so they get pregnant. In the past they had now choice. Move on. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:02 PM Flag
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My mom encourages me to start having children in my twenties. She had me at 45 [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:03 PM Flag
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Actually, I collapse "Lily" posts. Op here. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:05 PM Flag
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Yes. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:06 PM Flag
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So much to think about, career, family. Lots of pressure. And when do you get a chance to discover who you really are? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:08 PM Flag
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I definitely want to be pregnant before 35. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:39 PM Flag
[ - ] Anyone see this story? What on earth? http://nymag.com/thecut/2016/09/seychelles-police-reveal-annie-robin-korkki-cause-of-death.html 8 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:54 PM Flag
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Really said. Sounds like toxic drink?? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:58 PM Flag
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That is bizarre. I have no idea what to make of that. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:01 PM Flag
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Drugs. They looked like swanky people. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:10 PM Flag
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I was wondering if this has been discussed here. What in the world would cause that?? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:04 PM Flag
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insecticide, poison, stonefish or other venomous creature. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:07 PM Flag
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Drugs. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:19 PM Flag
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But to both of them at the same time? That's more than a little weird [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:45 PM Flag
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Yes.Really bizarre! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:36 PM Flag
[ - ] Favorite part of your week? 10 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:50 PM Flag
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Friday nights- remove my nail polish, cut my nails and I can practice my guitar! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:51 PM Flag
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It changes but right now as a SAHM it's Monday morning when dcs and DH have just left and I finally have a quiet moment with db. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:52 PM Flag
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I like Saturday mornings. DH and I go to a tennis clinic together. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:53 PM Flag
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+1 but it's because it's the beginning of the weekend and I still have tomorrow with my kids [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:01 PM Flag
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I do tai chi 6 mornings a week with locals in one of the neighborhood parks. Then we all take a walk through a wooded area together. Great way to start my day [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:01 PM Flag
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Do you have kids and a job too? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:13 PM Flag
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No. Not now after 40 years of working. :) my daughter is grown. Going to the park and meeting up with friends reminds me of being a kid again [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:31 PM Flag
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Sounds awesome - I'm envious and ask because I'm not able to devote that sort of time in the morning. Someday! Enjoy it! [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:44 PM Flag
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I have too many kids and our apt is too small. Monday mornings sitting at my desk with a coffee is the only peace I get. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:25 PM Flag
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Aww. ;) [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:32 PM Flag
[ - ] Researching boarding school for DD. What should I be looking for in a boarding school? What should I be considering? Any school recommendations? 15 Replies [ Reply | Watch | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:47 PM Flag
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how old is dd? [ Reply | More ]
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13. So this will be for Grade 9 next year. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:06 PM Flag
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Cast a wide net and have an open mind [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 05:55 PM Flag
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Shit. I can't believe that women send their daughters to boarding school!!! How fucked up is that? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:03 PM Flag
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I don't agree with your statement (i am a boarding school mom), but I do find it strange that people used to send their dd to boarding schools where they rode horses all day [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:25 PM Flag
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Why did you pick boarding over day school? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:26 PM Flag
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What are you looking for? Exeter and Andover are tops academically. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:05 PM Flag
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These are the two we are looking at. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:10 PM Flag
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Why are you thinking of sending your dc away for school? [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:20 PM Flag
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What are you looking for? Probably the next tier is St. P, Groton and Deerfield. Those are much preppier but that may be fine with you. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:21 PM Flag
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Ignore the snark. I have a DC at Exeter. Post any questions. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:22 PM Flag
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Why did you pick Exeter? My oldest went to a day school but I am open to considering boarding for my 2nd dd. What are the advantages of boarding, in your opinion. Thx. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:26 PM Flag
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Picked between Exeter, Andover, and Choate. Liked course selection and discussion heavy classes at Exeter. [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:27 PM Flag
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I would also apply to Deerfield, Groton, Hotchkiss [ Reply | More ]
General Topics 10.01.16, 06:22 PM Flag
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Look at college confidential. The prep school boards are very active. I am in love with Thacher. [ Reply | More ]
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