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Forum: Gentle Discipline   03-05-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,021
Posted By rickyshot
My worst parenting is on days like that. Her...

My worst parenting is on days like that. Her life is like that!


What beautiful empathy you exibited there. How can we possibly walk in someones shoes. I am sure she feels judged by you whether...
Forum: Racism: a moment of reflection and healing   03-05-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,789
Posted By rickyshot
I am so vex I missed the first two exercises. ...

I am so vex I missed the first two exercises.

I am Jewish who is born in Canada, moved to the US when very young to the South (Georgia) and identify with the South. My grandmother was considered...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-08-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By rickyshot
Rachel OMG your kids are gorgeous. And you want...

Rachel OMG your kids are gorgeous. And you want another. Stair step. Are you orthodox Jewish? My cousin is and she has 7 of her own. She is amazing and put herself through school and has a home...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-07-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By rickyshot
I have always found that trying to reason with...

I have always found that trying to reason with people with eating disorders and body image problems is like going in circles. You know what you have to do but you rationalize yourself out of good...
Forum: Breastfeeding   12-05-2006, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By rickyshot
HI. My daughter in law has extremely sore...

HI. My daughter in law has extremely sore nipples. She says when the baby nurses it feels like paper cuts. The baby is six weeks old and no improvement yet. She feeds on demand. She has tried...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-05-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By rickyshot
Don't let haters get you down GF. I found out...

Don't let haters get you down GF. I found out with weight loss people get very intimadated and I have seen friends (drop the R) actually lost over this. Even divorce. You would be surprised how many...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-05-2006, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By rickyshot
I find the best popcorn is Orville redennbachers...

I find the best popcorn is Orville redennbachers (sp) smart pop. It comes in a single serving bag for 2 pts and is really good. No guess work there and really comes in handy for a carb craving. I...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-05-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By rickyshot
Hi. I am Ricky and 52 years old. I have 3 grown...

Hi. I am Ricky and 52 years old. I have 3 grown children and one new granddaughter 6 weeks old. I lost 25 lbs on WW six years ago and maintained till I broke my foot four years ago and then my...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-04-2006, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By rickyshot
Yeah sugar is an addiction alright. You just...

Yeah sugar is an addiction alright. You just need to detox. Make sure you get quality carbs such as whole grains and allow yourself 1-2 fruits per day. I also found that eating extra protein helped...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-04-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
  Hoodia?
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Posted By rickyshot
Hoodia is an herb in Africa that certain tribes...

Hoodia is an herb in Africa that certain tribes use to combat appetite because they are nomadic and go long periods without meals. It is a natural appetite controller and known to be safe....
Forum: Allergies   12-04-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By rickyshot
I am a new grandma. My little granddaughter was...

I am a new grandma. My little granddaughter was being breastfed totally by her mom but lately she had been getting some formula when mom goes out. I was not happy with that but I digress. Well my...
Forum: Parenting   01-10-2005, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By rickyshot
Points well taken. I am not sure if she would...

Points well taken. I am not sure if she would have listened to any advice no matter how given as she was obviously determined to get her perm and hair done. She may have been inexperienced and tried...
Forum: Parenting   01-09-2005, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By rickyshot
She never really reacted. She just gave me a...

She never really reacted. She just gave me a dumb smile. The haidresser (I had been going there for 10 years) asked me to ignore her. I said. George I have been coming here for many years and say...
Forum: Parenting   01-09-2005, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By rickyshot
First of all let me say that I don't usually...

First of all let me say that I don't usually force my ideas on other people especially when it comes to raising kids but I was flabbergasted at the hairdressers the other day. This young woman had...
Forum: Parenting   11-05-2004, 03:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,333
Posted By rickyshot
Who does not like Sponge Bob. Must be a...

Who does not like Sponge Bob. Must be a communist or something. My family does not watch the Simpsons. We ARE the Simpsons.....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-27-2004, 03:22 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 6,273
Posted By rickyshot
I am not a vegetarian but do eat many vegetarian...

I am not a vegetarian but do eat many vegetarian meals per week. I like variety and like meat. I train and eat a lot of protein. Broiling a chicken breast is quick and easy for me with my fave...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   10-27-2004, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By rickyshot
Cajun black eye peas and rice. Soak your...

Cajun black eye peas and rice.

Soak your black eye peas as usual. Saute an onion in olive oil. Add peas and water. When cooking them, wait till they are almost done (3/4) of the way. Put in...
Forum: Life With a Baby   10-06-2004, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5,047
Views: 454,815
Posted By rickyshot
This was the most interesting thread ever. My...

This was the most interesting thread ever. My children are grown and I remember the baby days. I was not a fully "crunchy" mama. I really do not get into sterotypes but you could say I was mainly...
Forum: Religious Studies   09-22-2004, 04:15 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 7,489
Posted By rickyshot
Great points made here. But I do not see what...

Great points made here. But I do not see what natural living and AP has to do with religion and politics. Most people regardless of their background love their children and want what is best for...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   09-22-2004, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,210
Posted By rickyshot
I like the ideas given here. Wish I had some of...

I like the ideas given here. Wish I had some of them when my kids were young. When my kids were older (over 10) if they did not feel like helping with dinner (I was a single mom then) I did not fix...
Forum: Personal Growth   09-22-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,709
Posted By rickyshot
Ann Marita I feel for you girl. I too was stuck...

Ann Marita I feel for you girl. I too was stuck in poverty, real poverty for 10 years when I was married. The trouble started when we starting having kids. I left my career to parent and worked...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-14-2004, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,165
Posted By rickyshot
HI. Ladies. I am here to tell you there is hope....

HI. Ladies. I am here to tell you there is hope. I am 50 years old and my kiddies are grown. I too was five foot two and 112 lbs of muscle going to the gym. I even went all through my first...
Forum: Homebirth   08-30-2004, 10:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,580
Posted By rickyshot
I had my first naturally and unmedicated. So I...

I had my first naturally and unmedicated. So I wanted to try the homebirth thing with my second. Well she was breech. The midwive said she would not deliver a breech if she did not turn. The backup...
Forum: Parenting   08-25-2004, 11:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,245
Posted By rickyshot
:bf If you never ever wanted to leave your kids...

:bf If you never ever wanted to leave your kids with anyone else, that is your decision and your business. It is nice to have a supportive family but the immediate parents are usually the most...
Forum: Preteens and Teens   08-25-2004, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,297
Posted By rickyshot
What great posts. My kids are grown now. All...

What great posts. My kids are grown now. All three (two boys and one girl) went through it. Teenagers either cry or get very angry. Mostly hormones and self discovery sort of like the terrible twos...
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