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    I Showed My Butt...again

    My ex, Kass, had a stroke in 2006 that left him handicapped.  So, when I started taking care of him three years ago I had the tub in my bathroom torn out (it was about to fall out anyway -- yes, I'm trailer trash) and I had a shower built in it's place that I designed...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2010

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    That Booger'snot Funny

    I was freaking out over the fact that I had just gotten a $616. power bill for one month's service and I was not a happy camper.  So in the spirit of not getting another bill that there was no way in hell that I could pay, I suggested that maybe the kids ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2010

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    They Call Me Captain Sugarbritches

    For a little more than six years I worked offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, out of too many ports to recall, between Aransas Pass, TX and Venice, LA. Like most of the crossroads that I've come to in my life, I made a sharp turn away from one lifestyle full speed ahead into...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2010

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    Momma's Mind Movie

     This is my sweet Momma. She is about to turn 84 and her back is acting ugly and won't let her stand up straight. Will anyone who watches this video please join me for just a minute sending out thoughts into all creation that her health will return and be as strong as is her...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 19, 2010

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    I Cuss Like A Sailor

    I cuss like a sailor.  I'm not proud and I'm actually the last person that my old friends from past lives would expect to let the expletives fly. Yet, sadly, I'm afraid that I do have a bit of a rep for colorful language on strenuous occasions. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 11, 2010

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    One September Morning

    When I crawled out of bed that morning I'd noticed that I had much fewer aches and pains  than had been the case lately.  I was thinking about what a nice morning it was shaping up to be.  Lucky and Champ, my sleeping chamber roommates, stirred around and both started...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Sep 24, 2012

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    Lonely

    These wee hours of the morning -- when I wake up and have guilt free time to myself-- are my salvation.  I remember not so long ago when my only real problem was finding new ways to fill my time and feeling lonely. It took a while for me to learn to be consistant...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F May 30, 2010

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    Damn That Dam

    The stupid dam broke today.  It was so unexpected and I  was shocked at myself as I was doing it.  I cried like a fool and couldn't stop.  I was having a nice morning.  I'd just finished three days of painting Momma's bedroom and repairing the...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Lifes Little Challenges

    Life's little challenges, or are they big challenges?  Is it really freedom from fear? Are we tamed and domesticated as woman  to accept situations that ought to be challenged?Who fears the consequences of controversy?   I've been knocked down time after time...
    beachpixie beachpixie 46-50 1 Response Jun 23, 2010

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    I'm Not Liking Myself Much Right Now

    I'm just so angry and it's hard to live like this.  All of my life I have chosen to let anger go and forgive whatever needed forgiving and try harder or move on.  I truly can't do that this time.  Twenty years is too long and I don't have another twenty left in...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 1 Response May 25, 2010

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    Larry's Love Lesson

    Life goes on as to a song... One foot leads the other A steady beat to move your feet One day after another It's a slow and rythmic dance you do You can do it in your sleep It's just so there.... Just like air A simple pace to keep Then, WHAM! You're slammed Against a wall You...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    The Prayer

    Life was sucking like it had never sucked before and I was dealing with the hardest thing that I have ever dealt with in my life.  That's including death in the family, divorce, single parenthood, etc, etc.  In other words this was not my first rodeo. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 20, 2010

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    I'm That Woman With The Skinny Legs

    I have ugly leg issues.  Back in the 70's every time I heard Jerry Reed sing 'Who'll take that woman with the skinny legs...'  I felt like he was singing about me.   I remember the first time that I was made aware that my legs were an eyesore.  Daddy was stationed in...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 8 Responses May 29, 2010

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    My Little Girl Fell Asleep On The Couch

    Tonight she was down --- she wasn't feeling good and though it's been a while since she came to Momma with a tummy ache it felt just like yesterday.  My little girl was weary of fighting all of her battles on her own.  Of raising a family by herself. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 5 Responses Apr 19, 2010

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    I Did It For Love

    It was the summer of 2005 when I did what I NEVER thought that I would do.  I was raised never to do it and it was vigorously stressed to me by my mother throughout my entire childhood that it was wrong, and nasty, and that she would be very disappointed should I choose to...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 27, 2010

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    I Didn't Go To College

    Back in 1977 I was deep-down-can't-live-without-him in love with Bill.  He was a divorced thirty year old metalurgist and I was a divorced twenty-five year old legal secretary.  My neighbor across the hall at my apartment complex where I lived with my two...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    Amy Is A Star

        I  call nine-year-old Amy the Mouth of the South.  When she enters a room she takes over without even the tiniest speck of awareness of whether or not anything else of interest or importance to anyone else may have been taking place.  I call it...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2010

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    The Best Present Ever

    On the Friday just before Mother's Day 2009 Raef rushed over to my house right after school to let me in on his wonderful new secret.  His second grade class had made beautiful jewelry for their mothers and his had turned out far better than he'd dared to dream. His...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Apr 21, 2010

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    Throw Open The Doors Of Opportunity

    When opportunity comes knocking in the form of a brilliant idea or new invention it's pretty hard to open the door to it if you're poor.  That's why poor people who 'make it' also make the news -- there's just not that many of them.  One problem is the...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 13, 2010

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    The Mindset Of The Masses

    This is what I believe.  I believe that whatever you believe will come to pass.  If you believe that you are a victim, you will attract those who will victimize you.  If you believe that you are loved and wanted, you will attract those who will love and want you...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 7 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    Spreading Some Happy On My Slice Of Life

    I'm pasting a new label on my jelly jar. I'm going to call it 'Happy'. I'm re-naming my bread as well. I'll call that 'Life'. I'm going to spread a little happy on my slice of life every morning and gulp it down -- with milk.
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Jun 29, 2010

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    Smile For Becky

    Becky (my daughter) is having a hard time dealing with the scars from her wreck when she went through the windshield of her car on Sept. 17, 2010.  Please send out your prayers for her that she will find peace and happiness.  Thank you to all who pray for her!
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F Oct 19, 2010

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    Momma, Can I Call Sue 'Mom'?

    I slapped a big fake smile on my face when my daughter asked me the question that ripped at my heart.  I tried to hide the pain and pretend that my answer was a no-brainer when in fact I felt as if I'd been stomach punched.  I'd hoped she couldn't see my...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 11 Responses Jul 3, 2010

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    I Miss Larry

    When Larry died I thought that I would too.  But before he died he said that I could only be sad for five minutes and then I had to promise to always feel happy when I think of him and how much he loved me.  He was my big brother, number two of the five of us. ...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2010

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    No Second Date For Me

    I've never been known for learning life's lessons the easy way and learning how to date again back in 1975, when I was 23, was no exception.  I married my preacher's son when I was 17 (almost 18 and he was 22).  Five years later he left me to be with a dispatcher at the police...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 12, 2010

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    My Empty Heart

    I walk alone for miles and miles My empty vase upon my head Because I thirst I journey to the well Where there I fill my vase and sip water from the cup of my hands I fill the cups of all who ask along my way back home And give water then to all of those I love Yet...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2010

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    I'm Going To Learn To Get Happy And Stay That Way

    I think that when I'm miserable it is because I've been thinking about mysery.  It's a given that when things go wrong most people tend to think about them -- it's really kind of hard not to.  Thinking about setbacks in life and dwelling on difficult...
    honeybit honeybit 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    All I ever want is to feel good about myself because I have a very low self esteem. And it seems like no one likes me. No one appreciates me. All these made me feel like I am and...
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    I appreciate my life, period. I once saw an old tramp with his grey skin, thick with ashy dirt, long matted grey beard, long matted grey hair, dirty track pants, dirty shirt not...
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    I am very much an honest woman and individual. I appreciate my friends to be honest with me too. If not, I will terminate any relationship and move on with my life.
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    I was once at a bus stop waiting for my ride home, outside a Methodist church. A cute-in-geeky-way guy came up to me and invited me in for a service as it was an open day and would...
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    I'm in therapy to work out feelings I still have about myself after my divorce. Feelings of "I want to ensure that my boys are always happy" and "how do I deal with issues that are...
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    I think everyone needs to feel loved and appreciated to some level.
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    I appreciate intuition. No matter how distorted those feelings maybe, our intuition is usually telling us EXACTLY how it is.
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    But I don't appreciate being treated like an idiot or something you have just scraped off your shoe but then again ppl find it easy to do by text
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    The Problem With Therapy (in my opinion) -part 1 I’ve come to realize that therapy is horribly flawed. I can’t really blame the industry, however, because it was created by...
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    I think we all need more love and appreciation is often underrated! we could all be more thankful and appreciate those in our lives.
    4iron174 4iron174 66-70, M 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I indeed do appreciate the little things in life...like having a special friend in my life that will not judge me for who I really am. It is nice and refreshing.
    abbydallas abbydallas 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 18

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