"While being over 35 is arbitrary (if one is 35.5), fertility does start dropping quickly (especially in women) after that age.
It is standard to see a fertility specialist after 6 months of regular sex if the couple is over 35. I speak from…"
Hey now! I'm back but typing on an iPhone. When does that stop sucking? Question for Hive Mind: anyone have or can share/pass on experience conceiving after testicular cancer? BFF has been married for a yr. Hubbie has had clean bill of health for 2-3 hrs and he banked some of his little friends before treatment. I think they've been trying for a yr without success and both are over 35 (arbitrary, I know, but germane to their situation).Isn't it standard to see a fertility specialist after 6…See More
"There's research stating that developmentally we go thru a resurgence of taste bud activation at ages 3 & 7, common approx. ages for food battles. It's physiology & sensory development ganging up on you for a big ol dopeslap.
"There's nothing wrong with being a mom. For me, it's about not letting myself go. I've always cared about my appearance and I know my husband loves me no matter what, but he was first attracted to me when I was dressing well, not when…"
"I came into my style as Mo and Max were born. It was about finding a style that was more mature than my high school look but rejecting the "mom jeans" and crappy maternity selection out there. Lots of ballet flats (the best dressy-ish…"
"I have three holes in each ear and I've let the two top ones go. It just seemed like too much work to put that many earrings in every morning when I work in a lab full of men or stay home with my toddler.
I recently tried to put earrings in the…"
"I'm just going to throw this out here because I don't give a fuck about being fashionable but why is "mom" anything an insult? Like if I go out and I look like a mom it's probably because I fucking am one.
Of course, I grew…"
"I can't stop thinking about the negative effects of friction. The fairly subtle lace and small seed pearls on the bodice of my wedding dress gave me rash -like abrasions where my arms rubbed against them. The Glamgina and Dicsodick sound…"
"Funny. ..cancer has made me seriously consider getting a tattoo. Possibly a sword near my right shoulder blade for "strength to your sword arm." I haven't even looked for actual designs I like. It's just in the idea stage. My…"
"Yes. I'm too fat to fit into my gorgeous leopard print, fitted winter coat. It occured to me that when I lose weight and can fit into it again, it will still be terribly out of fashion. I'll still keep it.
I'll be that hip old lady…"
"Lady Grey - I've kept my uneven earrings. I'm not sure it dates me. I don't care though.
I will say although I am not a 'hipster' by any stretch of the imagination I feel as though my look is up to date using classic pieces…"