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by Artemisia
Tue Oct 06, 2015 7:13 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 187133

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

Jplus wrote:So would I!

jplus, are there many more of us? my last meetup was planned in FaiD in London.
by Artemisia
Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:21 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28276
Views: 2410929

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

Echo244 wrote:Good luck!

Thanks. I failed the exam for the second time after a crappy night's sleep & remnants of my throat infection. CRAP. CRAP CRAP CRAP CRAP
by Artemisia
Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Blistering blue barnacles
Replies: 28276
Views: 2410929

Re: Rant Thread : For all your obscenity screaming needs

driving exam tomorrow. eep! I should be fine. but that only increases pressure, because I really should be!

urgh expectations.

I will be fine.
by Artemisia
Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

e_e: do you have a hormonal IUD or non hormonal? Non-hormonal. There are a lot of genetic things in my family that make me a bit wary about even localised hormonal things. I should read up again and check the risks. Hormonal IUD's have proven to lessen the monthly bleeding for most women who use it...
by Artemisia
Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:23 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cat Care (II?)
Replies: 27
Views: 6206

Re: Cat Care (II?)

The "wet food is bad for the teeth" thing for cats has almost entirely been debunked. Dogs might be different, I didn't look in to them. that sounds great! Do you have further reading available? I happily stand corrected. Though I may not raise the frequency of wet food, it's still good t...
by Artemisia
Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Cat Care (II?)
Replies: 27
Views: 6206

Re: Cat Care (II?)

my 0.02 : fountain = brilliant scratching post s = absolute necessity to keep furniture in reasonable condition play time = YES: laser, paper balls, boxes. litter boxes = always 1 per cat + 1 extra. make sure they're in relatively quiet places so the cat is not disturbed when going. dry food vs wet ...
by Artemisia
Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

echo'd. no judgement on feelings Moo. they're honest feelings and deserve validation.

you should really read Emily Nagoski's book. I experienced that book as one big hug.
by Artemisia
Wed Sep 09, 2015 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Actual Drnukenness!
Replies: 1324
Views: 250976

Re: Actual Drnukenness!

im a lightweight - so I dont actually know what proper drunk feels like but I've downed a glass of mede wine and im pretty tipsy. dont feel any better and i hope i will finally get some decent sleep.

i needs a good sleep.
by Artemisia
Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Parenting - Gushes, Rants, Advice & Worries
Replies: 141
Views: 27442

Re: Parenting - Gushes, Rants, Advice & Worries

Moo, you have such a beautiful boy. He looks like a perfect mix between you and hubby. it's really cute.
by Artemisia
Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

completely unrelated to above post so sorry for the double post, but I just read through the London meetup thread and found out I *nearly* met Sungura and *actually* met e_e and I feel so bad for not remembering! I'm also sad for having left London. It's a bit bittersweet to be remembered of my life...
by Artemisia
Wed Sep 02, 2015 6:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

So...does the book address any of that? I would say from what I've read so far that it likely does address lots of that, but just in case Artemisia doesn't get back to you feel free to pester me in a couple of weeks once I've had a chance to read the whole thing and I'll let you know for definite. ...
by Artemisia
Tue Sep 01, 2015 9:13 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

[= did I mention the book really hit a nerve? I'm extremely rational and don't have an awful lot of patience with my own feelings. Emily is having none of that and explains simply and factually why that kind of attitude is not helpful. I had to put the book down at times because I was a bit overwhel...
by Artemisia
Tue Sep 01, 2015 8:28 pm UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 187133

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

Zamfir wrote:Hmm. Clearly I never use the central hall. The arrival board has been removed.

replaced with something digital, right? There's still a central meeting point in any case.

Glad you guys had fun. I'd be up for another meetup in NL, which is incidentally where I live.
by Artemisia
Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:25 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

By happenstance, I ended up in a strange three some. (pervs; stop now;) I was confused and amused by your story. Sounds like an experience at the very least. and yay for not being stuck there. The opening line was especially funny, as if you casually walked into a threesome. ...as one does... Did a...
by Artemisia
Tue Sep 01, 2015 7:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5111
Views: 691153

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

I was laid off from my job recently. Nothing to do with performance. They just didn't get the money they budgeted for. About a month after that, I landed a new job with 70% higher pay, much, much better benefits, and doing work for a good cause. Layoff turned out to be a blessing in disguise. With ...
by Artemisia
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:48 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5111
Views: 691153

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Nope, literally in the shower! There is nothing quite like a nice breeze while showering. I have that. The bathroom was an en suite but the place was done up and they decided to relocate the door to the bathroom so the shower was moved to the far corner where the window is. It's not frosted glass b...
by Artemisia
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:38 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: What is in Your Clipboard?
Replies: 3252
Views: 444430

Re: What is in Your Clipboard?

62191

heh, I was just in the "count to a million" thread
by Artemisia
Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:36 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: Count to a Million
Replies: 72947
Views: 4255692

Re: Count to a Million

62192?
by Artemisia
Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:04 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

Thanks addams! I get it now (:
OH means Other Half. I think the fora uses SO, Significant Other more frequently.
by Artemisia
Sun Aug 16, 2015 5:19 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Recommend a book
Replies: 462
Views: 199344

Re: Recommend a book

I have a recommendation! A book I didn't think I needed until I read it and my mind is blown. Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life , by Emily Nagoski Ph.D. So the first thing I like is that it's really well-researched, scientific and written by an expert: htt...
by Artemisia
Sun Aug 16, 2015 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

thanks all. We had a good talk yesterday, turned out I misinterpreted his signals, he's backed down on a few variables and said he's definitely on board, it just shows in a different way than how I am preparing for it. For those interested: here is my lengthier explanation @addams: I am unsure what ...
by Artemisia
Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:12 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Parenting - Gushes, Rants, Advice & Worries
Replies: 141
Views: 27442

Re: Parenting - Gushes, Rants, Advice & Worries

I like this thread. I'm childfree but genuinely interested in how parenting works. @whizbang somehow your description/pics of your eldest made it click how it must be as a parent and what it means to have an actual extra human being added to your life. That's kinda baffling and amazing. I don't know...
by Artemisia
Sat Aug 15, 2015 7:26 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

@Moo: hope you recover well! @related doc discussion: I've not had the best experience with docs the past few times, but apart from hassle I have no complaints about the overall quality and as we have mandatory health insurance, I do pay 110 Euros or so per month but I never have to worry I have to ...
by Artemisia
Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

Kind of late to the age discussion, but right now at 28, I feel ancient. I don't mean that I think of 28 as being actually ancient, quite the opposite, anyone in their 20s is still very young in my book...but I feel old. My skin is super dry, I'm getting wrinkles and gray hairs, and I'm exhausted a...
by Artemisia
Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

Irritable Bowel Syndrome indeed. I have experienced that an overload of bread-like substances can cause bloating, but cutting down on wheat and associated products is a far cry from "don't eat anything that has any wheat traces". IBS also triggers on vegetables (in fact, I once ate a 5 cou...
by Artemisia
Mon Jun 22, 2015 6:57 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

Thanks addams (: Spoilered for off-topic (about gluten-free) I did GF for a while and I felt a lot better and I think I made a big deal out of it and looked like one of "those people". I'm a little embarrassed about it now. I think the real issue is that I eat way too much sugar, and b...
by Artemisia
Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:13 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

Coeliacs disease really sucks. There is an upside though, thanks to the rise of the self proclaimed gluten-intolerant, actual coeliacs have a lot more, and better, gluten free food options. On another note, I like Hanners (: certainly is catchier. Do you have an opinion on those who claim to be glut...
by Artemisia
Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:34 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD
Replies: 10844
Views: 1843216

Re: INTRO THREAD THE THIRD

Welcome both newcomers on this page Tarascon and Liri! I read both your intros but it's late here so I don't have much of a response other than: I love reading too! Despite not thinking I was into fantasy, I was eventually persuaded to read Harry Potter and though the first 50 pages or so I had to p...
by Artemisia
Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:17 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

whilst I think addams is pointing out something very valuable, I think I have sort of experienced the same as studyinserendipity - I am 31 now and I certainly do feel more "off" nowadays where I used to only experience cramping. It could be that I just notice other things more now, but I c...
by Artemisia
Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: The "Thread Necromancy" Game
Replies: 17058
Views: 1216592

Re: The "Thread Necromancy" Game

22. Artemisia: 439:49

and I return muhahaha! 443:33
by Artemisia
Fri Jun 19, 2015 5:11 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

(: hello also kinda feels as if fora have sort of had their best time too. It is a significantly slower medium than other things out there and the social circles do tend to be closer these days than they used to be. Then again, I may just be projecting as I am getting older, have a full time job in ...
by Artemisia
Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:00 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

Glad to hear it. I've been better. Have the fora died down a bit?
by Artemisia
Thu Jun 18, 2015 7:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

hello WT! It's Shark Week for me and it's just drained me of what little energy I have left. Ugh. I never realise how cranky, constipated and altogether dreadful I am with PMS until Shark Week arrives and I'm like "ah, right that explains". Recognisable? Maybe I should have put my little w...
by Artemisia
Thu Aug 07, 2014 7:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5111
Views: 691153

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

Artemisia wrote:passed a third stage interview process for a new job that sounds in line with my career objectives. Last stage on Wednesday, I'm excited!

Ultimate awesome: I got the job! :D
by Artemisia
Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:45 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

That's awesome, thanks for sharing!
by Artemisia
Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:42 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Most excellent times
Replies: 5111
Views: 691153

Re: Awesome Thread: awesome

passed a third stage interview process for a new job that sounds in line with my career objectives. Last stage on Wednesday, I'm excited!
by Artemisia
Mon Aug 04, 2014 4:39 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: What is your current housing situation?
Replies: 150
Views: 45553

Re: What is your current housing situation?

I'm 30 now, live alone + 2 cats in an unfurnished rented 2 bedroom apartment with my own furniture and decorations (floors, drapes etc). Previously lived in London in a rented fully furnished maisonette (not really an apartment, but not really a house either) with others (London was otherwise unaffo...
by Artemisia
Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:33 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

I'm also really bad at talking about things that bother me the most and asking for support. I recently suffered a burn-out and I had the weirdest irrational fears about people's responses. I just withdraw and bottle it up (hence also the burn-out). I'm out of practice putting my inner most thoughts ...
by Artemisia
Thu Jul 24, 2014 7:10 am UTC
Forum: General
Topic: [SAFESPACE] Woman Thread - All Things Women. Period.
Replies: 27354
Views: 2425416

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

I'll spoiler my response as well: wow... that's just awful! Well fwiw: I'd be in exactly the same boat and would have made the same choice as you. So you have my full support and agreement. I am truly sorry to hear that you had to make that judgement call on your own and you must have felt p...
by Artemisia
Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:42 am UTC
Forum: XKCD Meetups
Topic: [EUR] Continental Europe!
Replies: 205
Views: 187133

Re: [EUR] Continental Europe!

I'll be more active on irc. good call

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