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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-17-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By Queen of Cups
Whenever we're at the doctor's office we talk...

Whenever we're at the doctor's office we talk about how only parents and our family doctor are allowed to touch your private body, we started this at probably their one year well child visit.  We...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   02-12-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 659
Posted By Queen of Cups
My dad is in the horse business so the smell of...

My dad is in the horse business so the smell of a horse barn smells wonderful to me, reminding me of trail rides when I was a kid.
 
I wore the same perfume from the time I was 12 till I was about...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-28-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,450
Posted By Queen of Cups
I have a picture of my kids (aged 2 and 4)...

I have a picture of my kids (aged 2 and 4) walking naked on the raised stone flowerbed in front of our house, framed and hung in our playroom.  It always gets compliments! My son is six and half...
Forum: Spirituality   01-16-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,900
Posted By Queen of Cups
I didn't read all the replies, but the church I...

I didn't read all the replies, but the church I went to when my kids were little had a "cry room" that was at the back of the sanctuary.  Parents could take kids there and there were large glass...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-04-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,529
Posted By Queen of Cups
I'm 5'4" and weigh around 162 right now, I'm a...

I'm 5'4" and weigh around 162 right now, I'm a size 8-10.  I work out almost every day, for anywhere from 30-90 minutes, making sure I'm keeping my heart rate up somewhere between 70-85% of my MHR. ...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-04-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,529
Posted By Queen of Cups
Yep, I have an app for my phone and I'm tracking...

Yep, I have an app for my phone and I'm tracking _everything_. (Calorie Counter in the Android Market)  I am feeling a bit better this morning. Yesterday was a tough day all around.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-03-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,529
Posted By Queen of Cups
I'll check for that book next time I'm at the...

I'll check for that book next time I'm at the library, thanks.
 
The thing is - I am healthy.  I work out - hard - every day.  I can bike 30+ miles in an afternoon and hop out of bed the next...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   01-03-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,529
Posted By Queen of Cups
Ugh.  Feeling so down.  Feel like I'm constantly...

Ugh.  Feeling so down.  Feel like I'm constantly depriving myself and not making any real progress.  5 lbs down, 5 lbs up, seemingly at random. I look in the mirror and can't even recognize myself. ...
Forum: Personal Growth   12-30-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,309
Posted By Queen of Cups
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by tinuviel_k http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-28-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 658
Posted By Queen of Cups
Working on posture is a great idea!  I used to...

Working on posture is a great idea!  I used to have perfect posture (marching band and baton-twirling), but since having kids I realize I don't walk around with my abs tight and shoulders back 100%...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-16-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By Queen of Cups
My kids are supposed to help me unload the...

My kids are supposed to help me unload the dishwasher, practice their musical instruments, and do their homework every day in order to get allowance.  My daughter is 5 and my son is 6.  They...
Forum: Natural Body Care   11-30-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Queen of Cups
My mom's advice is to always use a heavy...

My mom's advice is to always use a heavy moisturizer before bed.  I don't think she's ever used pricey brands - usually Oil of Olay - but even in her late 50s she was still getting carded when she...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-26-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,529
Posted By Queen of Cups
How are the holidays going for everyone?    ...

How are the holidays going for everyone? 
 
I'm so proud of myself - yesterday I ate very light all day, worked out, then had Thanksgiving Dinner at my in-law's house.  I had small portions of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-26-2010, 10:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,452
Posted By Queen of Cups
   Quote:Originally Posted by...


 
Quote:Originally Posted by Greenmama2 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1279097/classism/60#post_16072769)


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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-24-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,452
Posted By Queen of Cups
Yep, people treat you differently based on how...

Yep, people treat you differently based on how you are dressed.  I wear makeup and nice clothes (all from thrift stores, though!) and my hair is always styled (pixie cut - it takes 30 seconds!) and...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-23-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,529
Posted By Queen of Cups
Who am I?  I'm a mom to a six year old and a...

Who am I?  I'm a mom to a six year old and a five year old, I work part-time, and my husband just started a new job so he's working out of the home for the first time since before we had kids. This...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-13-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,552
Posted By Queen of Cups
We live close to family - only four miles from...

We live close to family - only four miles from my parents, and the kids' schoolbus goes by their house, too.  I've had a TERRIBLE cold this week (I was worried it had turned into bronchitis, but now...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-10-2010, 05:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 629
Posted By Queen of Cups
These are hilarious!  A couple years ago I was...

These are hilarious!  A couple years ago I was trying to get a formal picture of the kids in front of the Christmas tree and my son started picking his nose and then his little sister copied him.  I...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-09-2010, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By Queen of Cups
Thanks! Here's some of the pics...

Thanks! Here's some of the pics (http://g2.photogrove.com/v/album_015/album/), I think they turned out great! Whew!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-08-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,333
Posted By Queen of Cups
Before I had kids, people used to stop me and...

Before I had kids, people used to stop me and tell me I was beautiful all the time. I totally took it for granted. After having kids, I noticed that it stopped. Now that my kids are in school,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-08-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By Queen of Cups
I'm so excited! We have a photographer coming...

I'm so excited! We have a photographer coming this afternoon to do family portraits at our house. We have an American Chestnut log cabin and we'll be doing most of the pictures in the yard with our...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-03-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 98
Posted By Queen of Cups
Quote: Originally Posted by ChristyMarie...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChristyMarie http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/16013529)
I always look up a local florist and...
Forum: Personal Growth   11-02-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,620
Posted By Queen of Cups
My in-laws kept their dog alive for years after...

My in-laws kept their dog alive for years after I would have had it put down. When they finally did have her put down, she was 17 years old - crazy old for a lab mix. It opened my eyes to how...
Forum: Personal Growth   10-29-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,319
Posted By Queen of Cups
I called my in-laws by their first names until...

I called my in-laws by their first names until we had kids, even though I think they expected me to call them Mom and Dad. Now I call them Grandmommy and Pop-Pop, just like the kids - so much more...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   10-29-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
Posted By Queen of Cups
When I was in high school I dated a boy who...

When I was in high school I dated a boy who lived a couple hours away. I was spending the weekend with him, but was sleeping nights at his grandparent's house a couple miles down the road from him....
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