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Forum: Children July 14th, 2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,007
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Letting go ... DS & me

This is the right thing to do. If his dad gets too pushy in his greed, he'll push his son away. Be positive and enjoy the time with DS, and he'll be happy to see you.
Forum: Step-families July 14th, 2019, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,021
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: DSD and me

Ha! That's funny! She didn't share them, so she's keeping the specialness for herself That's a huge compliment, too. :)
Forum: Open Chat July 3rd, 2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,210
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: I think my give a d* broke

I'm glad her behavior was addressed. I hope that improves things for you!
Forum: Parents June 26th, 2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Am I a monster for hating my mother?

Mr Eko, I am so sorry for your pain. You ARE in a state of emergency and you should not wait to get help. I am not qualified, but there is help available. Right now.

Call 1-800-273-8255

or go...
Forum: Parents June 25th, 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Am I a monster for hating my mother?

Sometimes two people just don't get along. Being related by blood doesn't change that. Recognizing that fact does not make you a monster.

At the same time, I am concerned about your own...
Forum: Other June 10th, 2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Common House Sparrow

I found a little nest in one of houseplants. I was excited, then I saw the eggs.

It's the Common House Sparrow. It's considered invasive, and I'm supposed to destroy the nest, eggs, and the...
Forum: Open Chat June 8th, 2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Album: Weight of these Wings, Miranda Lambert

Music is very healing, and it speaks to the soul. The controversies in the singer's real life often add to the authenticity of the music.

I'm glad you found this consolation.
Forum: Parents May 28th, 2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,307
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Mum fell

That's good news! How is she adjusting?
Forum: Parents May 27th, 2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: I am insane

So far the fallout has been nil, because I'm on to her games.

DM told me yesterday that, while she really appreciated my inviting everyone to dinner, she didn't want me doing anything more...
Forum: Parents May 27th, 2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: I am insane

The real rope is with DM. I dropped it. The dinner was supposed to be yesterday. My nuclear family enjoyed a nice day together. DM stayed home.
Forum: Parents May 20th, 2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By LucyVanPelt
I am insane

According to Dr. Phil, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting a different result.

And that's what I do.

DM is turning 74 this week. I thought it...
Forum: Other friendships May 16th, 2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,056
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Work relationships

We had a bittersweet conversation this week.

She said that I had a really great year and she knows I don't need her. She knows the work will continue and it's mine, not hers, now. She was sad,...
Forum: Open Chat May 16th, 2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: "Hosting" for someone else and special requests

So, I opted for the individual meals at the dinner, with GF appetizers and individual desserts at the buffet to limit the possibility of cross contamination. The GF desserts were clearly marked GF,...
Forum: Open Chat May 9th, 2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: "Hosting" for someone else and special requests

I decided to add some apps and desserts that are GF, and label them as such. Other entrees will also be labeled so they won't stand out, but hopefully make others aware to avoid cross contamination....
Forum: Open Chat May 2nd, 2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By LucyVanPelt
"Hosting" for someone else and special requests

Part of my position involves "hosting" dinner to thank employees and volunteers on behalf of the big boss. I send the invitations, manage the caterers/food orders, set up, tear down, etc.

I...
Forum: Other friendships April 24th, 2019, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Think my friend now hates me

I think the right thing to do is to respect her request. It doesn't sound like you did anything to provoke that kind of response.

Change your vacation plans. Go somewhere else and make new...
Forum: Parents April 21st, 2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: My mom vent

Yep. That's why my mom is in her own apartment and still working and being self-supporting.

One thing I am trying to understand is every age comes with its own emotional challenges. I'm...
Forum: General Health April 21st, 2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,834
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: What is a "false sense of well being"???

I'm doing okay, snafu. My stomach got used to the meds. I am still waiting for that "false sense of well being," but no stomach upset will do! :)
Forum: Parents April 18th, 2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: My mom vent

Wow! That's fast! Where is she going?
Forum: News and Current Events April 6th, 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Unplanned

I went to see it tonight. I thought it was very well done.

I do not agree that it should have an R rating, though. There was a depiction of medical procedures, but I see more on My 600lb Life. ...
Forum: News and Current Events April 5th, 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: Unplanned

This is good to know. I don't watch a lot of that stuff. I don't sleep well.
Forum: Parents April 5th, 2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: My kids, My mother and Step Dad... ugh

I'm sorry, but I know you'll do what is best for your children. God bless!
Forum: Other April 1st, 2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,331
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: empty nest

You really need this time to connect as a couple. :)
Forum: Parents April 1st, 2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Re: My mom vent

I agree that you've done a lot for her. It would be better for her to be with other people, too.
Forum: News and Current Events March 31st, 2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By LucyVanPelt
Unplanned

This is NOT a pro-con thread over the topic of the movie.

I'm curious what people think of the way the movie itself is being treated.

There are arguments that it should not have an R rating;...
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