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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Today, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By SweetSilver
If it's midday (11:30-1:30) and I'm feeling...

If it's midday (11:30-1:30) and I'm feeling hungry, I just eat. I try not to make it a series of snacks, I try to make a meal of it for sure. It is the time of day I can really allow myself to eat...
Forum: Unschooling   Today, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By SweetSilver
Is it April 1st? I am not equal to this day.... ...

Is it April 1st? I am not equal to this day....

:p
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   Yesterday, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By SweetSilver
Today I'm starting to try undoing a bad habit of...

Today I'm starting to try undoing a bad habit of associating eating with certain events instead of hunger. I'm usually hungry after yoga, but I've been eating a heavy snack/meal with lots of protein...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By SweetSilver
Yeah, ok.... 2 days early 134.5

Yeah, ok.... 2 days early

134.5
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 237
Posted By SweetSilver
:joy I started a new thread for us. ...

:joy

I started a new thread for us. Couldn't wait until next week. I guess that means I have high hopes for the next round.
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By SweetSilver
My goal for this round is under-130. That will...

My goal for this round is under-130. That will put me very close to my target (118-124) though it's been so long since I've seen this weight, and my body is decidedly older and less... um......
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By SweetSilver
April-May Weigh-in Thread

Another weigh-in thread that started as a check-in in between weight loss challenges that lilacvioletiris ran but now has seemed to get a quiet but enduring life of its own.

Each of us is...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-30-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 237
Posted By SweetSilver
Alright... some mixed results for us. I managed...

Alright... some mixed results for us. I managed to make my goal of 5 pounds down this month. I flirted with 133, but I seem to have bumped up to 134.5 (probably those potato chips I ate as my...
Forum: Unschooling   03-30-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By SweetSilver
My girls have been working hard on their...

My girls have been working hard on their presentations still. After an initial, vocal resistance, dd10 has taken to penciling in her lettering before using the marker. Her spacing is better and her...
Forum: Books, Music, and Media   03-29-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,224
Posted By SweetSilver
Nice one. This is the best kind of old...

Nice one.

This is the best kind of old thread, I think.

I haven't been reading much lately, but thanks for the Harry Dresden reminder. I had been wanting to pick that one up.
Forum: Unschooling   03-28-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By SweetSilver
And I'm reminded today of a family favorite:...

And I'm reminded today of a family favorite: running around on all fours. DD10 has all the horse gaits perfected, and can do some very good jumps over obstacles--a skill that her gymnastics strength...
Forum: Unschooling   03-28-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By SweetSilver
My oldest daughter for the last few years has cut...

My oldest daughter for the last few years has cut out paper dolls from clothing catalogs and calls them "fairies" She rotates her collection, giving tired ones to her sister so while she might have...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-23-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 238
Posted By SweetSilver
:Hug

:Hug
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-23-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 237
Posted By SweetSilver
I am interested. Shake it up, Isa! Sorry...

I am interested. Shake it up, Isa!

Sorry about the weight creep. That is so frustrating.
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By SweetSilver
Complain! Complain! I mean, we can overdo it,...

Complain! Complain! I mean, we can overdo it, but a little complaining now and then is something I feel we should be entitled to. We have an attitude of "complaints=bad" and "let's talk...
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By SweetSilver
Random thoughts for overthinkers: Self-doubt...

Random thoughts for overthinkers:

Self-doubt over having so much self-doubt? Been there several times today. Yes indeed and it is a strange feeling. Ah, the joys of human consciousness....
...
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By SweetSilver
newlizzy, I'm surprise the face thing worked as...

newlizzy, I'm surprise the face thing worked as well, and it opens up new possibilities for me, and apparently you as well. Check back with how it's working.

Sorry you get bogged down so much. ...
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By SweetSilver
Ummm.... I made that up :p Damned useful term,...

Ummm.... I made that up :p Damned useful term, though isn't it?
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By SweetSilver
Yeah, music is something I won't give up. It...

Yeah, music is something I won't give up. It gives me a safe space to experience those emotions. It was mainly at the beginning, after years of not having this music to suddenly have access to all...
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By SweetSilver
My best advice is to take a vacation. Stop...

My best advice is to take a vacation. Stop trying to unschool or anything. Spring has only just begun, and it might not look like it everywhere. You are tired being pregnant. Take a breather and...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   03-22-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By SweetSilver
There have been some mamas in and out of this...

There have been some mamas in and out of this forum that "roadschool" (I like the term!)

In the meantime, giving this thread a little bump.
Forum: Unschooling   03-22-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By SweetSilver
Hell yes. Not pregnancy-tired which just floored...

Hell yes. Not pregnancy-tired which just floored me, but still very, very tired. I haven't been posting much because I've been in that state, but believe me, when I post it can very often be filled...
Forum: Unschooling   03-17-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 484
Posted By SweetSilver
Gorgeous work, Miranda! Yesterday I learned...

Gorgeous work, Miranda!

Yesterday I learned a few things that I had been wanting to get to, but it has a sad ending.

I learned about prolapses in chickens, how to (attempt) to treat it. It was...
Forum: Unschooling   03-14-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By SweetSilver
Thanks, littleblackdress.

Thanks, littleblackdress.
Forum: Unschooling   03-14-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,118
Posted By SweetSilver
Almost done with cookie sales-- last booth today....

Almost done with cookie sales-- last booth today. The girls' goal was waaaaay too high and we are wiped out. Last night the girls broke down over a f***ing toothbrush, screamed and very nearly got...
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