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  • Poor doggie! And poor you for having to get up with her. At least she didn't barf all over the place. My fat cat loudly announces his intention to barf no matter what the hour.
  • That is absolutely terrible - so sorry he's a jerk. You deserve to be treated with love and respect. Big hugs to you.
  • Thank you. You are absolutely right. I tend to be a bit hard on myself sometimes.
  • Thanks for the understanding both of you - it makes me feel better about sometimes feeling like I'm weak for not being able to handle everything perfectly. I know that's not true but it's what it feels like sometimes. We keep going, one step at a time, one day at a time.
  • Thank you both. I was having a bit of a pity party earlier but I think sometimes I just need to go ahead and feel angry and sad for myself and then I can just get onto the next thing I need to do.
  • Thank you, you are so sweet. We are taking it a step at a time, a day at a time. I will always be grateful for the extra time I've already had with him.
  • I have had a seriously sucky week. My step-mother died last weekend. She had been in failing health for awhile and was 89, but I am very sad to lose her and sad for everyone who loved her. Yesterday we got bad news about my husband's cancer and the doctors are basically doing a "hail Mary" round of chemo but are not…
  • Probably a stupid question, but did you check the Where's My Refund website to see if you can at least get a status on it? They have a similar tool for stimulus checks.
  • Enjoying the first chance I've had all day for some down time and watching baseball.
  • I was in a small shop this morning and 2 of the 3 employees weren't wearing masks (I was the only customer). I have to admit, it made me kind of nervous. Even though I am totally vaccinated and my husband got his 2nd shot this week, I have spent the last year begin super cautious because my husband's immune system is…
  • Being irritated with doctors and pharmacies. 1 1/2 hours wasted getting prescriptions straightened out and now waiting for them to actually get filled.
  • That legit made me tear up. What a happy reunion, you're so great to make it happen.
  • Pricing battery operated lawn mowers. Yikes those things can be spendy.
  • My mother's recipe box, some brown paper bags, a couple of lanterns, cat toys and one of those retractable metal back scratcher things (I use it to retrieve cat toys that get under the fridge).
  • That was a pretty condescending reply Reenie. You have every right to be irked. I guess us oldsters aren't supposed to be worried about things like that - just go play with the grandkids. Right, hun? (how come I can never find the rolling eyes moji?)
  • I don't think you have to necessarily have to have a grand goal or mission to make a difference. I figure it's a lot of little things that ripple. You pick up trash on your walks because it's the right thing to do and a way you can make a difference. Someone sees you doing that and thinks "hey, I could do that on my walks"…
  • I told my husband very early on that if he ever referred to me as "my ole lady" we were through. So he started referring to me as "my lady" - I kinda liked that!. Of course, then we got married and he started referring to me as "my wife" (which I also like but wasn't quite as special as "my lady").
  • The lawn fairies visited my house today.
  • When my boss wants to tell me all about the book tape he's listening to. I'm only in the office a couple of days a week, if that, right now and THAT'S how you want me to spend my time?
  • I don't have any answers for you, but wish I could give you great big hugs. I know the feeling of it all being just too much sometimes. I keep telling myself I'm a strong, capable woman, why can't I handle absolutely everything? Then I remember I'm human. Your kids are lucky to have a mom who loves them so dearly and…
  • I am pretty sure the corner of my house isn't supposed to look like this.
  • She has been delegated to the list of people one of my other sisters is in charge of updating. There are some people I just can't deal with right now.
  • Thanks all for understanding why that upset me. This particular sister is known for her totally inappropriate comments and lack of filters. Usually I can laugh it off but this was so totally awful especially since she lost her husband three years ago and I expected a little more empathy from her. The idea of getting a DNA…
  • Nah, not better. I mostly do it for my own peace of mind - it's a way to let it go and not carry it around. And maybe it will help them. Can't hurt, might help. I am amazed constantly at people's lack on sensitivity and empathy. I told one of my sisters that my husband was starting radiation again because a lot of new…
  • I have come to realize that some people are just awful human beings and the internet just gives them cover to do and say things that they would never be brave enough to say in person. What sad lives they must lead. I always pray for people who have been awful to me because I really hope they find peace in their soul and…