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    I call bullshit on your mama. It's y'all's farking party/ wedding. There is no point in having anyone there that you don't want there. This is one of those cases where you are every inch in the right and your mama should back the hell down. You deserve to be happy, most of all on a day like that, and having them there won't help make you happier.
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    Ditto. Its a day for and about you and hulky ONLY. If someone makes you uncomfortable they most definitely should not be invited. Don't feel bad about it either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by geostump View Post
    I agree with everything that everyone else has said. This is your day and your decision. Even if they are blood related, you are not obligated to invite them.
    ^This.

    ^5 on the raise! My 3% off-set the increase in taxes and gave me an extra $2 per pay period, if that helps you determine how it'll affect your salary. 5%... nice! *tinybitjealous* lol
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    wow - what a lovely ride to work! If I had a ride like that I'd be leaving the car at home too!
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    Congrats on the raise!

    I'm chiming in with everyone else. You're an adult, so you're allowed to have adult opinions. Which includes saying that you don't want them there without having to excuse your choice.

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    May contain triggering material *suicide references*

    Everyone turned out okay with the guest list drama. It was really only drama to me, I guess. My dad called last night and opened with a joke about inviting 37 of his former classmates and then so, "No, really, it's your party. Invite who you want!"

    That was powerful, E. Thanks. Not really related: we swung by an Arrest Development party with friends on Sunday night (and learned that we don't care too much for the show). I forget how it came up, but a friend made a "dyke" joke, essentially. I was so surprised, I had to have them explain it a little. "You look butch." I just thought, "No...I don't...?" Short hair does not equal butch. Hulky and I make jokes about being gay & lesbian eye-candy (both having been the target of same-gender flirtations), but this was different. I'm not mad that a friend would make a joke about me being a lesbian. I'm not, but it's not insulting to me if someone thought I was. I'm mad that he thought it would be insulting. Apparently now I'm making semi passive-aggressive posts about it on Facebook. Oh well.

    It's a good thing I got this raise now. I think I'll get the catch-up pay with my next paycheck [[fingers crossed]]. Hulky stayed home again today. I had to take him out to get cold medicine last night, poor guy. think he can make rent on Saturday. At least I have some savings now. I would hate to have to fall back on them, but the fact that they are there at all is incredibly relieving. Dude needs to stop getting sick!

    Saturday is my 9 year alive-a-versary. I don't know what else to call it. It's 9 years since I overdosed on Tylenol PM in a suicide attempt. I didn't recognize it as a suicide attempt for many years, probably not until a few years ago. I want to do something nice for myself this weekend. I've been a bit mushy emotionally lately. Dramatic moments on TV shows make me tear up. It's definitely a hormonal thing because it started when I first tried Vitex. I guess my progesterone levels are better. Perhaps I'll buy us some steaks and asparagus.

    Holy Whatever, my legs HURT today. They nearly cramped up last night while I was driving when we went to CVS. I took some Ibuprofen this morning. 6.7 mile walk followed the next day by cycling commute was apparently not wise. Okay, I am probably not eating enough, on top of that. I think I'll go get a crappy breakfast at the cafe downstairs because I'm ravenous right now.

    I got more meat last night, including cube steak, which I've never cooked with. My cast iron pans are being stupid again so I hope I can make something decent with this. Tonight, I need to pick up more fruit. I want to try a new type of apples. I like ones that are not absurdly sweet. Suggestions? I like Braeburn, McIntosh, and Gala.
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    I'm eternally grateful that failed. I've grown accustomed to having you around. I am happy that out of something so negative, you're able to draw something positive. I have yet to make that connection with a similar point in my past.
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    I am grateful that you have an alive-a-versary to celebrate because getting to know you has enriched my life.

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    Happy 9 years That is awesome.

    As for friends and stupid jokes, eh, wtf are friends for if not making you feel superior by association at times? Also, if it makes you feel better, I've had short hair for years and have never been a lesbian. Not that there is anything wrong with that. I just can't pull off the outfits.


    Pink Lady apples are supposed to be pleasant, though I think Jazz (scifresh) are the best apples on the market right now. Though, they tend to be sweet, which might not be up your ally. Honeycrisp also tend to be good but sweet. Honestly, I like apples more for their texture (both honeycrisp and jazz are firm apples - not that horrible mealy crap that you get in others) more than the sweetness so perhaps my suggestions are totally off. That said, grab one of each and give them a try.

    Edit - cube steak - tends to be very tough. Generally, it is used for country fried steak as it holds up well. I'd suggest doing it in the crock pot with some sort of mushroom gravy...cream of mushroom soup maybe tossed on it - simple if you can find one without added crap.

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