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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-22-2017, 07:50 AM
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Posted By SweetSilver
I used to weigh my ice cream. It worked for a...

I used to weigh my ice cream. It worked for a long time, especially since I knew I was going to get that ice cream every day after lunch. I haven't had that intense discipline for a long time, and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   04-04-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
Creeping the weight down, but it's stubborn. I've...

Creeping the weight down, but it's stubborn. I've been doing as much yoga and walking as I can. Saturday I walked 7 miles in the city, yesterday 7 more miles in the country, though some of that was...
Forum: Unschooling   04-02-2017, 09:13 AM
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Views: 1,243
Posted By SweetSilver
Subbing. Off to work. I will try to keep up a...

Subbing. Off to work. I will try to keep up a little better this month. March was insane!
Forum: Unschooling   03-30-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,420
Posted By SweetSilver
Today I get to contact the insurance to appeal...

Today I get to contact the insurance to appeal their decision regarding not covering braces for my oldest. She missed their scoring cutoff by a measly point! I'm not great at confronting established...
Forum: Unschooling   03-30-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,682
Posted By SweetSilver
I am learning to work with lists, or sticky...

I am learning to work with lists, or sticky notes. I like the format of sticky notes better, because i an remove stuf completely out of the way if they get deprioritized.

The hardest part is...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
AAAACK! Weighed myself this morning and I'm...

AAAACK! Weighed myself this morning and I'm several pounds up, even from my usual "up". I've been exercising as often as I can (spring break is too short) and I might be approaching my cycle, but...
Forum: Unschooling   03-27-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,420
Posted By SweetSilver
Phew! At the end of the month, I finally pop in...

Phew! At the end of the month, I finally pop in with an update of sorts. Hopefully I'll be around more in April. I got swamped with girl scout cookies and finals week all in a giant 3+ week blast.
...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-26-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
Overall, good things to hear, IsaFrench ! ...

Overall, good things to hear, IsaFrench !

Sorry, I've been absent here the last couple of weeks. We had girl scout cookie sales, then I had my finals week, then I went camping. Today I work, but...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-08-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
I miss it, too! I was just thinking yesterday...

I miss it, too! I was just thinking yesterday about a thread I wanted to post, and 5 years ago I could have had a lot of support and responses. Now, why bother? I miss the support I could find for...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-04-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
IsaFrench , this has been a weird *week* for me,...

IsaFrench , this has been a weird *week* for me, so I think I know the feeling! :dizzy
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-01-2017, 07:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
Oh my, browned cauliflower! Brown it! Brown it!...

Oh my, browned cauliflower! Brown it! Brown it! Yum. Sounds so much better than steaming. I don't think cauliflower steams as nicely as broccoli does. It's the mild flavor. Probably better to say...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-01-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
I'm going to need it. Thanks!

I'm going to need it. Thanks!
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-26-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
I get constant cravings the week before my...

I get constant cravings the week before my period, whether I am hungry or not, especially carbs. It's hard to know what is what, isn't it? You'll recover!

I'm entering into a few weeks of...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-24-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
I've been only half here, too IsaFrench . I'll...

I've been only half here, too IsaFrench . I'll check back in here today or tomorrow.
Forum: Parenting   02-24-2017, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By SweetSilver
Sex ed in a "new" non-binary world

This question is for parents who are already accepting of the idea of non-hetero and/or non-binary relationships, regardless of how you identify.

How inclusive are you when you talk on the subject...
Forum: Unschooling   02-21-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,682
Posted By SweetSilver
It does seem like it could be the next in line.

It does seem like it could be the next in line.
Forum: Unschooling   02-21-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,682
Posted By SweetSilver
I'm *shocked* at the insinuation, moominmamma!...

I'm *shocked* at the insinuation, moominmamma! That would be (gasp!) illegal! :bigeyes
Forum: Unschooling   02-20-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,682
Posted By SweetSilver
I've been learning about lichens and slime molds...

I've been learning about lichens and slime molds and fungus recently, but very slowly and haphazardly, mostly through facebooks groups. It's not unlike leafing through field guides, and I know that...
Forum: Unschooling   02-20-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,407
Posted By SweetSilver
Good morning, everyone! (Or whatever time you are...

Good morning, everyone! (Or whatever time you are here.)

Another day in my 4-day weekend. The girls spent some time in Seattle with their girl scout troop, and then with xh planning to work for...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   02-12-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,603
Posted By SweetSilver
Oh my gosh those sound like something I would eat...

Oh my gosh those sound like something I would eat way too much of. Those little tricks have almost zero effect on me. Yum!

My weight has been weird and I'm trying to adjust. I managed to level...
Forum: Unschooling   02-11-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,682
Posted By SweetSilver
Nazsmum Nice!!! I was a big fan of The Damned in...

Nazsmum Nice!!! I was a big fan of The Damned in high school, but that was in the '80s. I saw them live in 1986, and nearly got impaled on a saw horse nail after the pressure from the audience behind...
Forum: Unschooling   02-11-2017, 07:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,407
Posted By SweetSilver
My oldest attended a birthday party at the...

My oldest attended a birthday party at the bowling alley. I had their dad pick up a small Stablemates Breyer horse, but my daughter said she had painted rocks and made a rabbit hay toy for her, so...
Forum: Unschooling   02-10-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,407
Posted By SweetSilver
Daphne died. I don't know what was wrong. She...

Daphne died. I don't know what was wrong. She showed some symptoms of being egg bound, but not the most important ones. Egg perotinitis doesn't quite fit. It's not coccidiosis, for sure. I just don't...
Forum: Unschooling   02-06-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,407
Posted By SweetSilver
Best snow day in YEARS. I'm staying home from...

Best snow day in YEARS. I'm staying home from school, as campus is across the county and my little car can't handle it well enough to justify the drive. I turned some homework in via email, which I...
Forum: Unschooling   02-05-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,407
Posted By SweetSilver
Oh, and I think one of our chickens is egg bound....

Oh, and I think one of our chickens is egg bound. Treatment: hot bath. Middle of winter. Snowing. Which means heat lamp and box, and possibly placed indoors. More. Animals. Indoors. What a fiasco,...
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