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by Ashlah
Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

PAstrychef wrote:When the sex comments got really bad and the pictures of naked or scantily-clad women became really a bit much, I put up some shots of naked guys. A week later the shop got repainted and a no-pictures policy put in place.

That is fantastic.
by Ashlah
Thu Apr 26, 2012 12:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

FWIW, I've been on the Pill for five years now (since I was 16). I lost weight when I started, but given the timing, it's hard to say whether it was directly attributable to the BC. That's around the time lots of people sprout up and lose weight. There's also the possibility that I had/have a very m...
by Ashlah
Wed Apr 11, 2012 7:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Is there anyone you could contact to see if answering those questions are necessary for your application?
by Ashlah
Fri Apr 06, 2012 1:49 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

<3 I'm really starting to think that "Fuck 'em I'm happy" is a logically defensible worldview. Absolutely :D Reminds me of this quote: “Realize that anyone who tries to put you down about your appearance is assuming that it is your job to please them visually. Once you realize that it isn...
by Ashlah
Thu Apr 05, 2012 8:09 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Lucky you. I stank when I don't wear deodorant. Plus I just hate the feeling of wet pits, so I always wear anti-perspirant, and hope the chemicals aren't killing me. I do shave my legs when I'm going to wear something that shows them. It's how I feel most comfortable, but I couldn't care less about ...
by Ashlah
Sun Apr 01, 2012 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

my friend Catherine once went missing for six months near a busy freeway, and then returned. There's still hope. Best wishes for you, I know how hard that can be.
by Ashlah
Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Living alone: anecdotes and such
Replies: 69
Views: 13574

Re: Living alone: anecdotes and such

After moving out of my mom's house, I lived alone in a studio for one year. Then I moved into an apartment with my boyfriend. I don't know if I have a strict one-or-the-other answer to this question. I love living with my boyfriend, and don't like being at home alone when he's gone. BUT when I lived...
by Ashlah
Tue Mar 06, 2012 9:20 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Gotcha. I don't typically get them, I've only ever had one, but that's good advice. Just don't want to pay a $50 in copays if it can be avoided!
by Ashlah
Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:57 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

If caught right away, is it really possible to fight off a UTI with cranberry supplements? I felt the possible beginnings of one last night/this morning, and started taking those. I've got some of those numbing pills from last time in case I start feeling pain, but I just don't know if I should call...
by Ashlah
Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:22 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Taxing!
Replies: 5
Views: 3869

Re: My 2012 Tax Return. (Help Please)

Seems to me you should have seen it by now. I got a $2,000 refund a few weeks after filing through Turbo tax. I'm not sure what steps you should take, if any. Did you get theit email that the feds accepted your return? Does the refund search page have any instructions for what to do if yours doesn't...
by Ashlah
Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:01 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What to make of this job listing?
Replies: 7
Views: 1274

Re: What to make of this job listing?

Anecdote: I got my current job after responding to a craigslist ad for a "Financial Services Office Assistant." Nowhere in the ad did they say the name of the place or where they were located. This is a pretty common tactic for the business to avoid unwanted phone calls from applicants. Th...
by Ashlah
Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:12 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Camera Recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 2579

Re: Camera Recommendations

A point-and-shoot camera tends to have better close-up capabilities and a higher depth of field than any DSLR without a dedicated macrophotography lens. Unless you're willing to spend the money, an average point-and-shoot will do a better job of photographing your miniatures than a DSLR. But for $1...
by Ashlah
Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Abortion Essay
Replies: 202
Views: 35296

Re: Abortion Essay

I think that article is pro-life trolling.
by Ashlah
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

They gave me an anti-nausea med (Phenergan) to take after my extraction. (Along with an antibiotic and two painkillers). I never felt nauseous, maybe it was the pills, maybe not, but I was very glad. Puking afterwards was a big fear of mine. The anesthesia didn't really affect me much at all (other ...
by Ashlah
Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:54 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I got my wisdom teeth out Friday morning, and they gave me antibiotics to take. I know that they reduce the effectiveness of birth control, so we'll definitely be wrapping it up, but do they decrease all aspects of the pill, or just the baby-preventing part? What I mean is, does anyone know if there...
by Ashlah
Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:52 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Virginia's New Restrictive Abortion Bills (Trigger Warning)
Replies: 129
Views: 11564

Re: Virginia's New Restrictive Abortion Bills (Trigger Warni

Also, wasn't there another bill like this a while ago? One that got shot down because even those who felt that abortion is morally wrong saw it as being a stupid bill? Yeah, I'm pretty sure there's a group trying to go around the country and pass personhood laws in a number of them. Then of course ...
by Ashlah
Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

PhoenixEnigma wrote:
Hope you feel better soon :)

Thank you, advice appreciated :) Still fighting the cold, but I actually think the stomach issues were because I might have "over-dosed" on vitamin C yesterday... Whoops :oops: Didn't know that was possible, but I've learned an important lesson, I suppose.
by Ashlah
Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

What do you do if you are starving, but have no appetite, and are throwing up anything you force yourself to eat? I have hunger pains, but I can't eat. It's an awful, helpless feeling. This cold (/flu?) came on so incredibly fast. I was fine last night, had a tickle in my throat this morning, conges...
by Ashlah
Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: I Shouldn't Have To Say This
Replies: 2609
Views: 391969

Re: I Shouldn't Have To Say This

And look utterly disgusting. A toilet can look so gross inside that I would be uncomfortable shitting in it.
by Ashlah
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:18 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Just to provide a counter-story, the first time I tried tampons, I thankfully had a pretty easy time of it, and I couldn't believe I had gone so long without them. I found them to be so, so, so much more pleasant than pads. I'm almost able to forget I'm on Shark Week, which was never the case with p...
by Ashlah
Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:48 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15151
Views: 2664629

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

Someone reprimand this lawmaker. I will not have another Freedom Fries incident. Hey everyone, it was satire: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501704_162-57375904/miss-lawmaker-gulf-of-america-bill-was-a-joke/ I'm loving this trend of Democrats putting forth satirical bills/amendments to highlight the s...
by Ashlah
Sat Feb 11, 2012 11:56 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I enjoy stfusexists and stfuconservatives on Tumblr.
by Ashlah
Sat Feb 11, 2012 3:11 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

When you say you don't use anything, do you mean you don't use shaving cream/gel? Because that's an absolute must for me. If I didn't use some sort of lubrication like that, I would be totally irritated down there all the time.
by Ashlah
Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:41 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cats and the Weird Things They Do
Replies: 69
Views: 11840

Re: Cats and the Weird Things They Do

Aw, Blue sounds like he was a wonderful cat. We recently adopted a part Siamese kitten, and she does a lot of similar things as Blue. Meows constantly, seemingly at nothing, and runs through the house. Our other poor cat gets so confused by her sometimes. She tears things up like a dog would. My mom...
by Ashlah
Sat Feb 04, 2012 5:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

So I decided to try skipping my periods for a while. I successfully skipped one, and went the whole three weeks after without spotting, until today. Spoiler for slight TMI: Sexy times coaxed out some old brown blood. Tomorrow is the start of a week of placebo pills, and now I don't know whether my b...
by Ashlah
Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Do you mean that they actually don't pay you anything at all? And you've worked there since October? Or they just pay you very little? Because if it's the former, it sounds rather illegal. Either way it sounds like you need to be looking for a new job.
by Ashlah
Wed Jan 11, 2012 7:35 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

I'm not Shro, but that is definitely a Thing. People often don't like pictures of themselves because they're used to seeing their reflection in a mirror. The You that you're used to seeing is not the you the rest of the world sees. I imagine this is part of the reason people often leave their webcam...
by Ashlah
Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:15 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

You might also want to remember that that exact sentiment has been drilled into your head since you were a child ("women are crazy/impossible to understand"), so when you see "evidence" of it in your own life, you're much more likely to attribute it to their sex. Whereas when me...
by Ashlah
Sun Jan 08, 2012 6:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

You might also want to remember that that exact sentiment has been drilled into your head since you were a child ("women are crazy/impossible to understand"), so when you see "evidence" of it in your own life, you're much more likely to attribute it to their sex. Whereas when men...
by Ashlah
Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:05 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Cetaphil daily wash with a 3%-10% peroxide cream before bed. I've seen this regime do miracles. Of course, make sure to do a controlled trial . I wonder what would happen if you did differing strengths of peroxide cream in stripes on one's face... I'm a chemistry major... but I'm not about to subje...
by Ashlah
Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

It won't help if you're looking for one right away, but keep an eye on department stores as it gets closer to the end of the season (and remember that in retail, the end of the season is sooner than the actual end of the season), and you can often find some really good clearance deals. I bought a re...
by Ashlah
Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:02 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: HE>i
Replies: 7
Views: 4896

Re: HE>i

I've never seen the bumper sticker, but I saw someone with a tattoo of HE>i on a blog...
by Ashlah
Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751695

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

I thought it was pretty hilarious the first time I saw it. Why not just have her sit up rather than put a disclaimer that you might choke to death on the bottom?
by Ashlah
Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

^My mom has that same issue. But it's more like she has a horrific cold, sometimes for a few days. She's talked to doctors about whether there's some sort of "allergy" to physical exertion, or if it could be some sort of weird type of asthma, but they all tell her she's just out of shape (...
by Ashlah
Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.
Replies: 4973
Views: 751695

Re: Logical fallacies/douchebaggery in commercials.

My boyfriend shaves in the shower every morning, and finds it much easier than at the sink. The skin gets less irritated when it been under warm water for a while, in his experience. The same is true for me shaving my legs, and I think that's actually why he tried it in the first place.
by Ashlah
Fri Dec 02, 2011 7:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

I Am Raven wrote:
Ashlah wrote:Bought my boyfriend a banjo for either his birthday (7th) or Christmas.

Your boyfriend is currently 6 years old? trollface.jpg.

Haha whoops! Didn't even consider that interpretation. That's what I get for trying to be brief.
by Ashlah
Fri Dec 02, 2011 3:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Bought my boyfriend a banjo for either his birthday (Dec 7th) or Christmas. Turns out it's backordered, likely until after the New Year. And why did I not realize this before? Because the site where I ordered it says "Arrives by 12/12!" on the page, and has a big check mark next to it. But...
by Ashlah
Tue Nov 08, 2011 1:45 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

The only UTI I've had (in recent memory) came on very fast. Went from nothing, to having to pee a lot, to incredibly painfully peeing blood. All within the course of a few hours. At work. My mommy came to my rescue and called my gyno and brought me medications on my lunch break. It was amazing how q...
by Ashlah
Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27389
Views: 3483893

Re: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.

Mini rant: I just got on my new job's insurance plan, which made me ineligible to stay on my step-mom's plan. Fine. Except the new plan only covers one month of birth control at a time, and it's three times as expensive. I am, of course, incredibly grateful to have insurance at all. I'm just used to...
by Ashlah
Wed Oct 19, 2011 12:42 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Hype your ripe snipes 'n' gripes
Replies: 28619
Views: 3529698

Re: Pant Thread (because we need more panting)

Working for the 1% kind of sucks when you are part of the 99% and have to listen to them run their mouths about OWS. Really, the Wall Street Journal is your go-to source on this protest against Wall Street? It's no wonder you have no idea what the fuck you're talking about. I promise you they do kno...

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