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Forum: The Mindful Home   12-08-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By bookwitch
Hey folks. I have a question. Our washer is...

Hey folks. I have a question.

Our washer is broken. It is the landlord's responsibility to fix it, but hubby doesn't want to call him because we're behind on the rend and the landlord is being...
Forum: Mental Health   12-08-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By bookwitch
So I've worked 6 days in a row. Very tired, was...

So I've worked 6 days in a row. Very tired, was a very frustrating day (and to beat it all, I hit a rabbit on my way home from work tonight, at midnight. Didn't kill it, but well, let's just say I...
Forum: Mental Health   12-02-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,893
Posted By bookwitch
You're not the only one, luv. I will always...

You're not the only one, luv.

I will always go for herbals and/or homeopathics first. I use them for pain, for colds, for just about everything.

However, the one thing that has never seemed to...
Forum: Women's Health   12-02-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 502
Posted By bookwitch
As it's gotten colder...

As it's gotten colder http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/cold.gif, I've tried more and more herbal help.

I have fibromyalgia as well as spinal stenosis, etc (I won't give you the...
Forum: Pregnancy and Birth Loss   12-02-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 635
Posted By bookwitch
I really hate it when people project their own...

I really hate it when people project their own fears onto you...or don't understand something and therefore feel they need to blame or suggest.

I have had a couple of miscarriages (two that I...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   11-28-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 292
Posted By bookwitch
Just back after being gone from this forum...

Just back after being gone from this forum forever!http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif
Wanted to re-introduce myself.
36 yo mom to a 7 yo DD.
More to post...but for now I'm...
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   06-23-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By bookwitch
Hey all. It's been ages since I last posted, so...

Hey all. It's been ages since I last posted, so I thought I'd re-introduce myself.
I am the mother of a wonderful 5 yo (soon to be 6 yo) girl who is the light of my life. We just finished a...
Forum: Women's Health   12-22-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By bookwitch
My child has had strep a couple of times, and...

My child has had strep a couple of times, and I've had it too. I know that antibiotics are overused these days, but strep is a serious condition that might call for it. If you're really concerned...
Forum: Women's Health   12-22-2006, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 355
Posted By bookwitch
Hello all. Warning: this might get long, and...

Hello all.
Warning: this might get long, and this might get graphic with some medical procedures so if you're squicky you might not want to read this.

I've been absent for a while; many health...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   12-22-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By bookwitch
My daughter did this, too...and I think my best...

My daughter did this, too...and I think my best friend's son did it for a while, as well. I think you're right...it's just an age thing.

My daughter now does this thing where she pulls at the...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-12-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,132
Posted By bookwitch
Quote: Originally Posted by Ravin try...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ravin
try www.mymessyhouse.com (http://www.mymessyhouse.com)

Thank you for this!
Forum: Organize & Declutter   04-12-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,132
Posted By bookwitch
You can go digest and only get one email a day. ...

You can go digest and only get one email a day.

I can't seem to get with the flylady program, though.
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-12-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,085
Posted By bookwitch
I re-wear bras unless I've gotten very sweaty. ...

I re-wear bras unless I've gotten very sweaty.
Shirts, sometimes.
Pants or even skirts, never. I'm just too messy for that.

but no, I don't think it's gross at all. Unless you'res smelly, I...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-12-2006, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By bookwitch
Hi ladies. I am horrible at planning. Really,...

Hi ladies.
I am horrible at planning. Really, really horrible. I also work in retail, which means I have an extremely variable work schedule, and that just overwhelms me trying to plan around.
...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-12-2006, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 129,074
Posted By bookwitch
Yay, spiritmomma! It's wonderful to hear about...

Yay, spiritmomma! It's wonderful to hear about the victories. It gives me hope.
Forum: Working and Student Parents   04-12-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By bookwitch
I had a sort of built-in break tonight that was...

I had a sort of built-in break tonight that was cut short. On Wednesdays Punkin usually goes out to dinner and then to church with the in-laws (who take care of her while I'm at work.) Tonight they...
Forum: News and Current Events Archives   04-12-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 569
Posted By bookwitch
You know, it's things like this that make people...

You know, it's things like this that make people unwilling to help others out.

Grrrrrr.
Forum: Personal Growth   04-12-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 14,586
Posted By bookwitch
I'm waiting for SA, too. Not enough posts or...

I'm waiting for SA, too. Not enough posts or enough time at this point, but hey, all in good time, I guess.

I've read this entire thread and it makes me want to just weep with grief and anger and...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-12-2006, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 129,074
Posted By bookwitch
Quote: Originally Posted by peacefulmom i...

Quote:
Originally Posted by peacefulmom

i have so much rage....i am mad at h
made that she is so disrespectful
i just suck lately

I know it must feel like you suck. But it seems it's the...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-12-2006, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 129,074
Posted By bookwitch
Quote: Originally Posted by DecemberSun I...

Quote:
Originally Posted by DecemberSun
I had a hard day today...

My three year olds are sick with a cough. My 9 year old is home from school because of some major drama involiving her teacher...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-12-2006, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 129,074
Posted By bookwitch
Knittermama: hang in there!

Knittermama: hang in there!
Forum: Personal Growth   04-11-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 129,074
Posted By bookwitch
Quote: Originally Posted by sweetbaby3 I was...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sweetbaby3
I was raised in a good loving home. The adored child of two great parents.

But your thread struck a nerve and wanted to say I can see your point.

I...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-11-2006, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 129,074
Posted By bookwitch
I have felt rage, too. And every day I'm...

I have felt rage, too. And every day I'm learning to deal with it in new ways. My current lifelines? MDC and wonderful women like you, and (please don't laugh), some parenting books I discovered at...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-11-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 688
Posted By bookwitch
Quote: Originally Posted by Boadicea I am...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Boadicea
I am starting a gratitude journal as a way of helping to retrain myself to think positively and with an attitude of abundance. I thought, perhaps, there might...
Forum: Personal Growth   04-11-2006, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,861
Posted By bookwitch
I'm afraid I have no suggestions about how to go...

I'm afraid I have no suggestions about how to go about this.
I did, however, want to wish you luck and congratulate you for being true to what you know is best for your family and the new baby. It...
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