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    Okay, I DID end up with salad on the monitor....

    Okay, I DID end up with salad on the monitor. Lady Putt Putts!!! LOL!!!!
  2. Our springer is blind and deaf. She has good days...

    Our springer is blind and deaf. She has good days and bad days. Some days she seems to be okay and other days she seems very anxious. She gets around okay. She's very stubborn about going where SHE...
  3. Thread: Hot Flashes

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    So far nothing I've tried (non-prescription) has...

    So far nothing I've tried (non-prescription) has worked on the power surges. I use estrace cream for the vaginal dryness. That works well and is minimal.

    IMHO, menopause is WAY worse than puberty...
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    I use the Digestive aid b/c my boy periodically...

    I use the Digestive aid b/c my boy periodically gets diarhea. It seems to help. He also gets the Total Performance with joint support b/c he had an OCD lesion as a 3yo. He looks great. I'm not much...
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    According to what I've read, the hot water causes...

    According to what I've read, the hot water causes your body to release antihistamines. That's why it works.

    Don't mow the crap and if you pull it you have to get it all. It spreads on runners and...
  6. The only consolation is that the years of joy...

    The only consolation is that the years of joy make up for the moment of sadness. Hugs for you.
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    Okay, having had 3 bad cases of PI-the doc said...

    Okay, having had 3 bad cases of PI-the doc said if I ever get in it again, I'll be in the hospital I'll give you my advice on what works for me.

    For the itch-hot water. Yep, I didn't believe it...
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    I listened to the entire Game of Thrones series....

    I listened to the entire Game of Thrones series. Every.last.second.

    It's long and they keep killing off the "good" characters. That's what I didn't like and eventually got bored with. The read...
  9. You have my sympathy for such a difficult...

    You have my sympathy for such a difficult situation. I can't figure out from the conversation how close you live to your parents. During the last several years of my Mom's life, I didn't visit her...
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    A dietician is not a magician. I've partipated in...

    A dietician is not a magician. I've partipated in three rounds of WW, seen a dietician both in groups and in individual sessions and I can honestly say that none of them have been successful and none...
  11. You know, one of the things I've learned over my...

    You know, one of the things I've learned over my life so far is that nothing is the way you thought it might be. If you like them and they like you, then stay in touch if they're willing.

    I spent...
  12. My only advice-never, ever teach them a simple...

    My only advice-never, ever teach them a simple change first. This is advice from a top-notch reining trainer. It makes them too confused.

    Flying change and only flying change right away.

    I'm...
  13. It goes right along with people helping...

    It goes right along with people helping themselves to your raincoat and your horse's rain sheet at the last show I was at. The Irish anti-sweat sheet that disappeared at a show 2 years ago. The use...
  14. My answer? Stouffer's family meals and bagged...

    My answer? Stouffer's family meals and bagged salad on paper plates with plasticware. If they don't like them, then tell them to do it themself. As regards eating out? Tell them to order in-and-btw...
  15. I ran a winter riding program at a camp, worked...

    I ran a winter riding program at a camp, worked as a groom on the h/j circuit, worked at a QH breeding farm and a TB breeding farm. Then, I decided I needed a job with decent hours, decent pay and...
  16. cast iron

    I season mine by heating it on the stovetop, then spraying with veg oil. Wipe out the excess. cooking bacon works too and is pretty tasty to boot!

    I wash it with soap/water all the time.

    I've...
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    No, my barn is not closed on any day. That said,...

    No, my barn is not closed on any day. That said, however, the BO/BM takes Mondays "off". It's in quotes because he's frequently there anyway! LOL! The rest of the work still gets done and you can...
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    Never, ever-repeat-Never, ever get into debt. The...

    Never, ever-repeat-Never, ever get into debt. The only loans allowed are home/car. Otherwise-save up for it first or just do without it.
  19. I've boarded my dogs for years. Find a good SMALL...

    I've boarded my dogs for years. Find a good SMALL kennel where they'll get individual attention. The same groomer I use has a small kennel. They get walked 2 times a day, get fed, get treats. They...
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    Mine knows the difference between a leather...

    Mine knows the difference between a leather halter and a nylon one! If you put a leather halter on him, I can guarantee you he'll break it within a week. Nylon? he sits on it the first time and it...
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    The VA isn't a single payer system. It's a...

    The VA isn't a single payer system. It's a national healthcare system for a group of specific people.

    Sigh. Please learn the difference. In a single payer system, the providers (doctors,...
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    Tough to define a living wage since the cost of...

    Tough to define a living wage since the cost of living varies from state to state. However, my "pay a living wage" means that the business should provide a decent wage and not expect customers to...
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    Actually, what I believe is ever more...

    Actually, what I believe is ever more controversial. There are way too many people in the world-we have exceeded the world's capacity already. Therefore, I think that no couple-the world over-should...
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    I don't tip anyone except waitresses and I wish I...

    I don't tip anyone except waitresses and I wish I didn't have to tip them!

    I hate the whole tipping thing.
    1. I certainly get charged enough for everything! People who want to charge like a...
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    I work for a large university that keeps getting...

    I work for a large university that keeps getting larger and I can tell you that most of the changes have not been "for the better". to me, Big=don't much care anymore.
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