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  1. We put ours in the trailer and headed for home. ...

    We put ours in the trailer and headed for home. Checked to make sure he was upright when we stopped for fuel and that's about it. Long day, yes. Alive and well at the end, yes. No problems.
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    I think she was confused by the production of the...

    I think she was confused by the production of the show and how to balance what she wanted to say/do with the timing of it all. She was so quick to stop him when he went for the ring, I think she...
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    Our NSH could put in 40 miles in a day in the...

    Our NSH could put in 40 miles in a day in the mountains and then pace all night long at camp. There was no wearing him out to make him calm down. In fact, he was very much like the OP's horse,...
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    Ah, the universe told you that you were on the...

    Ah, the universe told you that you were on the right path, Grasshopper! :)
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    I so totally disagree. Her SO is being...

    I so totally disagree. Her SO is being supportive of her and he didn't create the passive 'just say yes' situation.

    OP has this handled, she doesn't need to shove her SO into the middle of it...
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    Yay! Reclaim your life, you're going to be so...

    Yay! Reclaim your life, you're going to be so much happier!
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    I think for the OP baby steps are recommended at...

    I think for the OP baby steps are recommended at this point. Otherwise, what Coanteen said is going to happen and OP is going to crack and go ballastic and not choose her words as carefully as she...
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    Would your husband help you with this? If he...

    Would your husband help you with this? If he will, have him do some role playing with you. Have him ask you to run an errand for you, anything, and you practice saying no. Honestly, it does get...
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    I think you're on the hook for tomorrow, just...

    I think you're on the hook for tomorrow, just spend the whole time renewing your vow to learn to say no! :lol: You're more irritated at yourself than anything so just suck it up, feed him too much...
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    He has behaviorial and health/soundness issues. ...

    He has behaviorial and health/soundness issues.

    Over and over people on COTH have been encouraged and supported in choosing euthanasia for such a thing.
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    How about some magnesium for him too? And...

    How about some magnesium for him too?

    And shove some rescue remedy up his nose instead of ping pong balls! :lol:
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    red mare you were right: you weren't nice. OP,...

    red mare you were right: you weren't nice.

    OP, I think you should list him, you can target people like Crabby Red Mare that think he's wonderful and don't waste any time agonizing over showing...
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    Having had a minor one, I think experiencing a...

    Having had a minor one, I think experiencing a major health issue WITH health insurance is a whole different experience than having an issue WITHOUT insurance.

    Like it or not, the fear of...
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    A good friend of mine with terrible allergies...

    A good friend of mine with terrible allergies wants to move to Alaska. She is happiest during our nine months of winter in MT.
  15. Actually the person with the child for half its...

    Actually the person with the child for half its infancy has enormous influence.

    Read up on Child Development; most of it happens by age three to five, long before a child goes to school.

    Being...
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    I've found some good prospects on craigslist too,...

    I've found some good prospects on craigslist too, in fact the house I'm living in right now was found initially on craigslist.

    We're half-heartedly looking for new property now and the very first...
  17. Agree with ginandtonic, you have some valid grief...

    Agree with ginandtonic, you have some valid grief going on. You have to go through it to get to the other side but keep checking in with yourself to make sure you're not tipping into depression.
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    I am a different person in the summer, completely...

    I am a different person in the summer, completely different. Winter me is depressed, cold, slow-moving, irritable, sleepy... Summer me wakes at 5 AM and goes outside, keeps busy, happy, easy...
  19. You can feed a rabon block to help with what is...

    You can feed a rabon block to help with what is on your end, though of course it would be a much bigger help if the cattle owner fed it to the cows too. Even though it's into the cycle it's supposed...
  20. You just can't help but be insulting, can you? ...

    You just can't help but be insulting, can you?

    Maybe your parents should have used their spare time from not teaching you anything about your very few BC options in the 70's and taught you some...
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    Little Bighorn Battlefield in MT is the same way...

    Little Bighorn Battlefield in MT is the same way for me.
  22. OP, you're doing fine. Crockpot as usual your...

    OP, you're doing fine.

    Crockpot as usual your pot is half full of BS. :lol:
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    I think some Boston Terrier in there... the face,...

    I think some Boston Terrier in there... the face, the eyes, the head shape, the defined b/w color. BC/Heeler wouldn't have that face and pits have more of an almond eye shape, in general.

    I see...
  24. A few beers and a really cute guy can take away a...

    A few beers and a really cute guy can take away a lot of judgement and assertiveness (toward wearing a condom) too.

    I was pretty shy and reclusive when I went to college but freshman year is...
  25. Arapaloosa, you better get your flame suit from...

    Arapaloosa, you better get your flame suit from the cleaners :lol:
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