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OT - Secret Addictions?

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  • #21
    Bubble baths *with* romance novels.

    And of course my horse. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]


    • Original Poster

      ATTN: DMJ

      <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>
      Ice cubes. I eat them as if they were candy. I am aware that this is not normal
      *Go Bruins*

      This is a symptom of an iron deficiency! I had the same "problem" - to the point I was driving my family nuts. I was also eating a bag of microwave popcorn every night along with a glass of ice cubes. I heard on the radio that eating ice was symptomatic of iron deficiency. I thought, "What the heck, let's experiment." Started taking vitamins w/iron and believe it or not, the craving completely disappeared - almost instantly. My teeth are very happy now. So is my family!

      "The simple truth is never simple and rarely true."
      -Oscar Wilde
      "My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world." ~ Jack Layton


      • #23
        Cheesy romance novels.
        Japanese food.
        Godiva chocolate.
        This BB. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


        • #24
          Tall Riding boots. (I can't even tell you how many pairs I already own, but one of the *best* parts of getting my colors, was getting new boots - yes, I could have put tops on any of a dozen pairs I already have, but...but......Oh, and I MUST have brown field boots too....

          Receiving *every* tack catalog out there and knowing who has what. (and okay, ordering way more then I need)

          Email, but perhaps that's not so secret.

          Buffy the Vampire slayer.

          [This message was edited by HelenD on Oct. 25, 2001 at 03:41 PM.]
          (S)He doth nothing but talk of his horses.
          ~William Shakespeare


          • #25
            Yowza. Thanks Hitch, I will look into that. Strangely enough, my dog likes them too. We are quite the pair sitting there munching together!

            *Go Bruins*


            • #26
              Sushi and chocolate... When I went to a new orthopedic surgeon last month I knew he was perfect because when I found his office it happened to be right across the street from a sushi place I used to frequent when I lived in civilization. Now, when is that next appointment...?


              • #27
                It's all about the white rice...cooked with cheese and butter.....SO GOOD!! (I think I want some now before Lexi gets here [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] ).

                Then there's always:

                Shopping for horse goods I simply cannot have!!! That Edgewood would look nice...OOOO, open-front boots!!! I love Konig - BEVAL BEVAL BEVAL BEVAL!!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img]

                ~Linds [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gif[/img]

                "One time, at Band Camp...." ;-)
                \"Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self esteem, they provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls, they give us hope.\"
                - T. Robinson


                • #28
                  Checking my E-mail to obsessive amounts

                  Reading in the shower, yes, in the shower

                  Chewing ice cubes

                  Billy Joel

                  A good deal



                  • #29
                    Bookbinder's New England Clam Chowder

                    crab rangoon (even when the crab is merely imitation!)

                    the James Bond 007 videogame for Nintendo

                    the Real World, Road Rules, and other inane MTV shows designed for thirteen-year olds.

                    And, (this is really embarrassing, as my roommate is currently the one person who knows this): Animal Planet's afternoon programming, especially "Breed All About It" (2 and 2:30 EST), and "The Planet's Funniest Animals." ACK!
                    "Men tended to discount the capacity of animals to enact, often with considerable panache, the foulest of crimes and the most daring stunts." --Michael Chabon

                    Smile! It won't mess up your hair!


                    • #30
                      Coronation Street, this BB, ebay (unbelievable deals), paddock boots (9 pair) breeches & show shirts & show jackets and I don't ride particularly well - now that's a slap in the face.
                      \"If you are going through hell, keep going.\" ~Churchill~


                      • #31
                        Bath tub soaks instead of showers.

                        Ditto on the ice cube symptom. Look at iron supplimentation.

                        Why do the dogs do it? I dunno, just weird dog.
                        -- * > hoopoe
                        Procrastinate NOW
                        Introverted Since 1957


                        • #32
                          I forgot a very important one
                          Buffy the Vampire Slayer (the show not the movie)
                          I freak out if I miss an episode.
                          JO--how the he## do you read in the shower????



                          • #33
                            Hot Tubs!!!

                            Too bad I can not have one at my condo. Love it when I pet sit and the owners have a hot tub!!

                            Tater-my Western Sport Horse


                            • #34
                              Sushi (Gofer-how are we going to survive without it on the barge next month????)

                              The internet & e-mail
                              Bud Light
                              Healthy Choice Pralines & Carmel ice cream
                              (Gee, only one thing on my list is NOT food related [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img] )


                              • #35
                                This **** BB !!!

                                Irish horses (I won't say how many...)

                                BOOKS (uh, 25,000 or so...)

                                Show shirts (for some odd reason)

                                Cashel blue cheese & apples

                                PEANUT BUTTER
                                co-author of 101 Jumping Exercises & The Rider's Fitness Program; Soon to come: Dead Ringer - a tale of equine mystery and intrique! Former Moderator!


                                • #36
                                  oh gosh, well get ready for a list because I'm addicted to many many things

                                  -Milli cakes
                                  -peeled baby carrots
                                  -ice cubes
                                  -horses (of course)
                                  -checking my e-mail (some times I get up at some obscene hour of the night to check them)
                                  -this BB
                                  -neopets (shut up, it's kind of fun)
                                  -Buffy and Angel
                                  -second hand smoke
                                  -background noise
                                  -pita pit!

                                  <It's all part of my ninja training [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif[/img] >
                                  ~ they tease you cause they like you ~


                                  • #37
                                    Hey, don't you all know what they say about people who chew ice?? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]. Sorry, but it IS off topic day.
                                    My addictions really aren't so secret. I have a weird obsession with shoes and belts. I don't even know how many I own of either. When people tell me they only have one belt or worse even, no belts, I pity them. I actually feel sorry for these people. And yet, they don't seem to mind. Very strange if you ask me.


                                    • #38
                                      What do they say - something besides the anemia thing?

                                      It is kinda odd that a bunch of us mentioned that we do it! I like mine straight outta the tray! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

                                      *Go Bruins*


                                      • #39
                                        Thanks for reminding me about belts! How could I forget? I have a HUGE belt collection, 20 of which are needlepoint.

                                        I fear I am also becoming addicted to bit buying. I've purchased 6 (for one horse!) since June. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img]


                                        • #40
                                          I'm addicted to

                                          The clearance rack....I rarely buy something if its not on sale. I will buy things because they ARE on sale.

                                          This BB...almost to the point its sick.

                                          Another ebay-er here. (I just got brown field boots!)

                                          Hot sauce.....goes on about 75%-80% of what I eat.
                                          **Before you can be old and wise, you must first be young and stupid.**