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Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   03-25-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,679
Posted By katydid317
I've been trying to lose weight while TTC which...

I've been trying to lose weight while TTC which I don't know if that's a great idea, but at this point the main goal is to improve my overall health. I've been going through IVF cycles since...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-24-2009, 11:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,008
Posted By katydid317
When DF and I first started dating I got asked...

When DF and I first started dating I got asked by ALL of my family and friends if I was sure I knew what I was getting into. DF has 3 kids, his 10 year old son lives with us and his 3 and 4 year old...
Forum: Single Parenting   01-06-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By katydid317
Quote: Originally Posted by bandgeek...

Quote:
Originally Posted by bandgeek http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/12926166)
This isn't a typical situation and I'd like...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-25-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,346
Posted By katydid317
I put so much more effort into my appearance...

I put so much more effort into my appearance when I'm single, partly because I feel like I have the time! Then I just feel good about myself. In my last relationship I stopped dyeing my hair and...
Forum: Single Parenting   11-25-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By katydid317
I love love LOVE living alone. You get to make...

I love love LOVE living alone. You get to make all the choices, nobody else makes messes or moves your stuff around. You don't have to accomodate anyone. You can go out or invite someone over when...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-14-2007, 09:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,216
Posted By katydid317
I think there are good guys on online dating,...

I think there are good guys on online dating, but there are losers too. It's the same as anywhere. Lots of people feel they are too busy. or don't go to the right places to meet people and so they...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By katydid317
It's a hard decision to make, but a temp...

It's a hard decision to make, but a temp separation would probably good just to give you some time to think and plan without him around. I did that at first with my ex and it made things easier. I...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,216
Posted By katydid317
I am still living with my ex and we are...

I am still living with my ex and we are pretending we are still a family. The kids don't know, we still act like we're together, even still sleeping together, but I am trying to save up to move out....
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 389
Posted By katydid317
A social network is definitely very important...

A social network is definitely very important when you're feeling that way, even if you kind of have to force yourself to stay in touch. A journal is helpful too. I don't really have great advice...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By katydid317
I would. And some days I think about doing it...

I would. And some days I think about doing it sort of soonish. But financially it would be unwise for me. I got so little support with my first baby and I was even married at that point, and I have...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-08-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 467
Posted By katydid317
I second griffin2004. it is easier to be a...

I second griffin2004. it is easier to be a single parent than parent in a bad relationship. It's not easy, but you figure things out as you go. Rely on your family, make sure you plan ahead for...
Forum: Babywearing   10-08-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,848
Posted By katydid317
We had one, because my ex-mil got one from...

We had one, because my ex-mil got one from somebody she worked with for cheap. It didn't get used much. we tried using it as a portable bed but ds always co-slept so it just got lugged around. When...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-01-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By katydid317
When my ex is too much to handle, he is...

When my ex is too much to handle, he is emotionally abusive and is not always subtle about it but is sometimes, I usually stop communicating with him directly. In the past we've arranged visitations...
Forum: Single Parenting   10-01-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,689
Posted By katydid317
my rings were my grandmother's so I gave them...

my rings were my grandmother's so I gave them back to my mom. I had an engagement ring from my ex though too and I pawned it. I just did not want to hold onto it.
Forum: Single Parenting   09-28-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,306
Posted By katydid317
exactly! he gave you his number, call it! if he...

exactly! he gave you his number, call it! if he is the kind of guy who wants to pursue you, he'd have asked for your number or at least not given you his. don't worry about all that bs about who...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-28-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By katydid317
I think too, if you are not used to living on...

I think too, if you are not used to living on your own, it can be sort of freaky being alone every night. When I first moved out on my own I was a little freaked at first too, and it sucked. I just...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-27-2007, 02:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 831
Posted By katydid317
I've been pertty happy lately that I cooled down...

I've been pertty happy lately that I cooled down on the baby fever, but I definitely want to have another baby someday. I was hoping it would be sooner rather than later, because I feel that...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-16-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 292
Posted By katydid317
I found plenty of fish was a good way to meet...

I found plenty of fish was a good way to meet people. And I go out dancing every now and then with my best friend and that seems to do it for me. I would also suggest taking a night class from your...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-16-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By katydid317
When I get to that point, I usually ignore him...

When I get to that point, I usually ignore him for as long as I can. It's not the most mature way, but it's the only way I can keep my sanity.

The difference is I only have one child, and I have...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-16-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,729
Posted By katydid317
Ugh. dating. I am back in the pool again, I...

Ugh. dating. I am back in the pool again, I guess, but not ready to date. I am still living with former DP and what's worse, I have no desire to move out. It's terrible. Our relationship just kind...
Forum: Single Parenting   09-16-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By katydid317
I second Viewfinder. You have to find out first...

I second Viewfinder. You have to find out first before you get yourself all crazy with worry. If you are pregnant, well, obviously that's when it's time to start with the thinking and planning and...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By katydid317
I thought my days were so long and tiring when I...

I thought my days were so long and tiring when I was in school and had no car...but it was nothing compared to your days. You are amazing.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 343
Posted By katydid317
I know with a nursing 4 month old it's not...

I know with a nursing 4 month old it's not really an option, but seek out your family and friends! With a little baby like that, you can just lay around and rest. When he is older, try to find some...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   08-14-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By katydid317
My parents did this, but the distance was only a...

My parents did this, but the distance was only a few hours drive vs. a different continent. My younger brother wanted to live with my dad, I wanted to live with my mum. But I missed him so much. And...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   07-15-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By katydid317
That sucks. I hate how frequently in my life I...

That sucks. I hate how frequently in my life I get the feeling I am fast becoming a Jerry Springer guest. It's weird dealing with the exes. You're not friends, but you have to be sort of friendly....
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