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  • Originally posted by jenn26point2 View Post
    One word: www. redtube .com (without the spaces)

    It's like the youtube of erotica. Any category you could ever wish to view. All free.
    taking at looky-lu right now!

    fwiw....... I didn't mean to say my body is void of hormones! makes me laugh thinking about that!!!! I just meant to say my hormones have "flat lined" as my doctor says. I was tested about a year ago just to confirm I am absolutely post-menopausal.

    I talked to doc once about it - she said "yes, its really tough for women our age". She's not a fan of HRT - neither am I. I'd prefer to let mother nature do her thing. I just need a boost in the sexy department...........

    excuse me now - I have a website to look at! and we have a big screen - with a usb connect! wooo hooo! suprise to hubby tonight!

    oh gross................. no thanks! Maybe I need "soft porn" ................. I need a brain bleaching!!!!!
    Last edited by tomi; 01-25-2013, 07:09 PM.
    1. Love ME no matter what noises are screaming at me, or who is trying to tear me down.
    2. Eat to heal
    3. Move to live
    4. Embrace today
    5. Live with intention
    6. Respect my body
    7. Cultivate joy
    8. Find my passion
    9. Meditate on peace in my soul

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    • hahaha I can't help you with soft core... Maybe reading is more your cup of tea...
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      SW: 221 | CW: 204 | LPW: 166 | UGW: 140 (80 lbs loss)



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      • I prefer soft core myself. Sorry, should have warned you.
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        • You said you were told to watch erotica... you didn't specify that you prefer soft core...
          Primal since March 5, 2012
          SW: 221 | CW: 204 | LPW: 166 | UGW: 140 (80 lbs loss)



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          • well, hubby and I have watched "those" movies a few times........... I have always requested that they at least have some kind of story line - not just .......... well, you know. THAT stuff! I guess I was just SHOCKED at the website! I'm not real comfortable with that sort of thing. Maybe I will try some books. I need to do something............ pour hubby!!! I think I could just totally live without - not hubby, he's still raring to go at the slightest hint! UGH! If there is anything I ABSOLUTELY HATE about menopause its this. I feel DEAD in the libido department - and honestly, I MISS that part of myself! ITS JUST NOT FAIR!

            Okay - on to other things..........

            I have been thinking about my successes over this past year of changing my diet and being more active. I'm will try to list the things that I feel good about:

            1. Eating this way has removed fibromyalgia from my life!
            2. I've learned to love vegetables, not just choke them down!
            3. Food no longer controls me!
            4. I have become more active - walking, biking, hiking. Things I wasn't able to do when fibro ruled.
            5. I'm losing weight when I absolutely couldn't on a SAD.
            6. I have energy!!!
            7. My mind is clear
            8. I'm sleeping much better
            9. I'm more in tune with my body - and can recognize when food or "drinks" do not set well.
            10. I know I will eat this way for the rest of my life!
            11. I no longer crave anything made from grains (except for the occassional cookie craving)
            12. I've learned to be a better cook.
            13. I'm learning to love my body again - not hate it because being sick all the time severely limited my life.

            I think those are good things! I'm trying to focus on the good things in my life - my gains and successes - and learn from but not focus on my pitfalls and failures.

            anyway.......... I'm off to Lowes to see if they have the 1/4 round needed to do some remodeling thats going on in my livingroom!
            1. Love ME no matter what noises are screaming at me, or who is trying to tear me down.
            2. Eat to heal
            3. Move to live
            4. Embrace today
            5. Live with intention
            6. Respect my body
            7. Cultivate joy
            8. Find my passion
            9. Meditate on peace in my soul

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            • One author I like is Nora Roberts. Her later stuff more than her earlier works. Really good stories with just the right amount of fantasizing thrown in with no talk of hard throbbing members!
              Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.

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              • ^ sounds like a good place to start! thanks!
                1. Love ME no matter what noises are screaming at me, or who is trying to tear me down.
                2. Eat to heal
                3. Move to live
                4. Embrace today
                5. Live with intention
                6. Respect my body
                7. Cultivate joy
                8. Find my passion
                9. Meditate on peace in my soul

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                • I'm reading on the use of vitex for libido in women. I might get some today and see what happens. Also looking at how to boost my testosterone naturally. any suggestions?
                  1. Love ME no matter what noises are screaming at me, or who is trying to tear me down.
                  2. Eat to heal
                  3. Move to live
                  4. Embrace today
                  5. Live with intention
                  6. Respect my body
                  7. Cultivate joy
                  8. Find my passion
                  9. Meditate on peace in my soul

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                  • Julie Garwood
                    Judith McNaught
                    Should be able to get both at used bookstore. Both authors have good story lines and just enough detail in the romance parts.

                    The only other suggestion (I'm in the same boat), is I've explained to DH that it takes me a bit to start the motor and that women are more mentally stimulated versus visual. So a bubble bath, back or foot rub, watching a chick flick, writing me a love note all go a long way to getting me to the starting point. Hope the suggestions help.

                    You know me, I love roasted Brussels sprouts!
                    Last edited by Pedidoc; 01-26-2013, 03:40 PM.
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                    Starting wt: 198, Goal: 135, Current with PB: 165
                    Started at a size 16 down to loose 10

                    With PB my asthma has improved, low back pain is gone, & I've got more energy

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                    • +1 to the above suggestions, I'd like to add Jude Devereaux. "A Knight in Shining Armor" is a classic.

                      I love your feel good list.
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                      • Love her too!
                        Female 55
                        Starting wt: 198, Goal: 135, Current with PB: 165
                        Started at a size 16 down to loose 10

                        With PB my asthma has improved, low back pain is gone, & I've got more energy

                        My Primal Journal: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread60175.html

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                        • Ah, yes! Jude!!

                          I always enjoyed her stories. The good thing aboutreading a book vs watching a film is that you can take your time to savor the parts that interest you.
                          Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.

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                          • thanks, Ladies! Made note of the names and will be sure to hit the bookstore near my work on Monday!

                            I have explained to hubby that we need to adjust our "methods" ............ and he needs to learn that I'm not in bunny rabbit mode any longer. I told him "slow and steady wins the race"!! But, you know men......... ready in 60 seconds! The wonderful thing (well one of them) about my husband is that he is LONG in the patience and understanding department! He will just wait until I give the green light ......... but then he floors it! Silly man.....

                            I looked up some stuff on increasing menopausal libido........... a few things show promise, but nothing is clinically proven to show a significant increase. I won't stop trying.
                            1. Love ME no matter what noises are screaming at me, or who is trying to tear me down.
                            2. Eat to heal
                            3. Move to live
                            4. Embrace today
                            5. Live with intention
                            6. Respect my body
                            7. Cultivate joy
                            8. Find my passion
                            9. Meditate on peace in my soul

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                            • Count your luck. I am married to a man who once told me foreplay isn't necessary.
                              Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.

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                              • honeybuns............ my sympathies

                                Reminds me of that line from Mrs. Doubtfire....... "Mr. Doubtfire's idea of foreplay was to say, 'Effie, brace yourself!'"

                                Men......... strange creatures, the lot of 'em!
                                1. Love ME no matter what noises are screaming at me, or who is trying to tear me down.
                                2. Eat to heal
                                3. Move to live
                                4. Embrace today
                                5. Live with intention
                                6. Respect my body
                                7. Cultivate joy
                                8. Find my passion
                                9. Meditate on peace in my soul

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