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A Playfullkitty Update

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Well...things are still crazy...been putting in 10 hour days at work... and today and tomorrow is split shifts...so most likely it will be more than 10 hours... my eye is still bothering me...though i can't threaten to rub it on anyone anymore...i've been on meds long enough now not to be contagious... the fact that my allergies are at an all time high isn't helping the pink eye at all...uhg... and now a migrane to top it all... i have been resting though... taking benedryl at night and naps during the day... which is why i'm not posting much... to busy sleeping...and as much as kitties normally love naps...i'm just going stir crazy...this kitty is too hyper to lay around that much...lol... oh well...if this is what it takes to get better, i'll do it...darn it...

thank you all for your love and understanding...each comment brings a smile to my face knowing that all around the world, someone is thinking of me...as i think of each of you...hugs to all.

  
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MARTINIGAL413 6/13/2008 6:27PM

    Kitty - I hear ya. I've been out for 3 days and have felt like I'm neglecting my SP duties. Sometimes you just have stuff going on that you have to take care of first. I completely understand that. I look forward to the next "Kitty wants to know" when you get back in the game. Until then, take care of yourself, get to feeling better, and have a fabulous weekend!!!

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KASHMIR 6/13/2008 5:45PM

    Come back to us when you can! I tried calling out "HERE! Kitty kitty kitty!!!" on the kitty wants to know thread, but now I know why our Kitty hasn't been back to visit us! Take CARE of yourself!

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TREPPILS 6/13/2008 9:00AM

    Naps. Oh how I would love one.

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ISAWAPUTTYTAT 6/12/2008 12:01PM

    Go playful kitty go you can do it we have all the faith in you so lets rumble ok?

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KYLIEMC8 6/12/2008 9:40AM

    emoticon Glad you are getting better my friend! Don't ya just hate those curve balls life throws at ya..but you're strong! emoticon

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KATPRIEBE 6/12/2008 2:50AM

    Glad to know that you are okay. Was getting worried about you. Haven't heard from you in the "Kitty wants to know?" emoticon

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WILDCARD1 6/12/2008 1:33AM

    Kitty, I am glad that you are not contagious anymore! Pink eye sucks! Take care of yourself, and enjoy your naps! Even PlayfullKitties need a break now and then!

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FROGSTYR 6/11/2008 5:43PM

    Kitty, I am constantly amazed by all that you do. I think I have a lot of energy now, but, I get exhausted just thinking about your schedule. LOL. But, I am ever grateful that you care so much about the rest of us that you continue to do what you do. Have never been that fond of kitties (they're cute and all, but, I just prefer dogs)....but, you're the BEST kitty I ever met.

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EMMASMART 6/11/2008 4:11PM

    kitties nap and then play and then nap some more. The play part is important. How the heck do you fit that in?

Emma

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SSUESM 6/11/2008 3:30PM

    Hi, Playful Kitty! Well, I can understand why you're not feeling too playful recently!!! It's hard enough having to go to work a 10 hour day, never mind dealing with pink eye , allergies, migraine!! Triple yuck!

I hope everything clears up really fast! Thanks for still going to the trouble of fixing that pot of coffee this morning in OPOD!

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MUDDER91 6/11/2008 2:33PM

    I'm glad you are feeling at least somewhat better! Take care of yourself!
Jana

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I Just Want & Need Love & Understanding

Monday, June 09, 2008

Ok..for those of you who come to read for the laughter..this one ain't it... for those that come for the light bulb moments...again..this ain't it... this is a whiney day blog...just...cause i need to get it out...and yea...i want some love and understanding...

i get up this morning... and before stepping one foot on the ground...my eyes are swollen and icky...feeling like there was sand in them... and...i feel something icky... i'm wondering...did i pee myself emoticon so i stumble to the bathroom...uhg...i look awful... then i notice something else... i did not pee myself...darn it... really..i would of preferred that....lol.... no... it's my TOM....ggggrrrr...this ever 2-3 week thing is getting on my nerves... and some kind of clue would be nice...so i clean up... put one of those gel eye masks on my eyes... there is no way around it...it's a no make up day... so i go to do my hair...but it's already so hot..no use...and do i really feel like it anyways??? NO.....my nose is running....and already getting sore from trying to catch it.... lol.... soooo.... i drive to work...that probably was not the best idea i could come up with..i can barely see for crying out loud... but i take it slow and steady...there is no way i can call off.... uhg..so at work...it was definately a crazy busy day... the first thing the other girl asks when she gets in is "do you have pink eye" pink eye??? i couldn't think of that before i come infect everyone??? so out comes the alcohol to disinfect the keyboard, copier and phone along with my desk....go wash my hands and purell them... then my daughter calls... yelling.... she blew a fuse and it's all my fault for not telling her she can't use the george forman and the microwave at the same time...huh??? i was just trying to make money to keep a roof over her head and silly me forgot to mention not to use the 2 together...gee...with working, and cleaning and parties for them to organize and shop for and family get togethers... how could i forget such a thing... so i call my brother to go flip the breaker...except he's tired and hot...and he gets really cranky when it's too hot...so again...i get yelled at.... i told him to forget it...i would leave work and do it myself...the boss gets mad cause i'm leaving...but...i'm not..i knew my brother would do it...he was just cranky and i was the one that called needing something, thus for, him letting off some steam in my ear... by now though..the other girl is going off cause she can't do it all herself and i just can't leave...in fact..i need to stay later.... ok..for one...i wasn't leaving....for another...here...let me rub my eye on you...gggrrrrr....so i get home...the teenagers are definately out of school... this time...a robber didn't stop by the house to just mess up...but a darn tornado..and like the misterious robber...it didn't take anything with it.... so i figure out what teenagers are doing for dinner...one is going out with b/f and the other 2 are demaning food... hhhmmm....here...let me rub my eye agains you all.... so i pop in a turkey roast...and i take the one to work and then go grocery shopping..... having DD2 handle everything so i don't infect anything.... and home we come...it's now time to take some benedril for the allergies, midol for the TOM, and eye antibiotic for the pink eye... oh... and finish dinner...by then...i think i'm going to bed...right where i should of stayed this morning....

sorry guys..i need the night off...i didn't sleep well last night...oh...i did forget to mention that part..i am also just a tad bit cranky...lol... anyways... i'm beat... allergies and no sleep is kicking my butt... and to be honest.... i really can't see all that great anyways...i'm almost afraid to do a spell check on this...lol...and i posting tonight would just be pushing any limits i might still have...

hugs to each of you...and i promise...i like you guys..i won't rub my eye against ya emoticon

  
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EMMASMART 6/11/2008 8:04AM

    Awww poor dear. I think you may need to start being demanding yourself. Here is a list of demands you should make.
1. No more working sick
2. All teenagers must learn to flip breakers for themselves
3. All teenagers must take at least one night a week to fix the family meal
4. Teenagers should be capable of getting up by themselves and fixing their own breakfast (and yours too)
5. The next time someone complains about you working with Pink eye, you go home.

You need a revolution! You feel like things are unfair because they ARE unfair.

The best solution for pink eye is rest and wet compresses with paper towel that are thrown away between applications. I hope you get some rest today. Driving while blind is bad form. Take care. I can see why you needed to whine!

Emma

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LUV_VICKIE 6/11/2008 3:20AM

    Hang in there Kitty. I hope things are better today. If not there is always tomorrow.
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AMYIS200 6/10/2008 8:42PM

    Don't ya just love those teenage years?!?!? Poor Kitty...feel better!!

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NITAINMN 6/10/2008 5:14PM

    Oh Ms. Playfull Kitty!!! So sorry you're having a bad day.....Hope today is better and eye is OK, allergies gone, etc. Do check in with your GYN about too mnayTOM's. Take care darling!

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WILDCARD1 6/10/2008 5:08PM

    Hope you feel better soon Kitty!

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ZAIJOVAN 6/10/2008 11:37AM

    Hope all is better today! Take care of yourself.

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IAMAGIRLDORK 6/10/2008 10:28AM

    Here's hoping for a better day for you!!!

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KATBOX86 6/10/2008 10:28AM

    Awww Sweetthang, I hope you start feeling much better. I guess the clean portch isn't worth all that darnit. Take care of yourself.

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DBD398 6/10/2008 10:01AM

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Darn Teenagers!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Today will be better!!!!

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JAYCEE77 6/10/2008 8:53AM

    Hang in there and remember you're not alone!

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154BYAUG 6/9/2008 10:33PM

  Poor Baby!
Hope you sleep well tonight...

Nancy

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VELRENO 6/9/2008 10:18PM

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It will get better. I promise. You definately need some love and understanding. Hang in there. It will get better.

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MARTINIGAL413 6/9/2008 7:46PM

    Yikes!! Hope you get some much needed rest!!!
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MUDDER91 6/9/2008 6:48PM

    Wow, what a day! I'm so sorry. I hope you feel MUCH better tomorrow.
Jana
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KYLIEMC8 6/9/2008 6:31PM

    Sorry Ms Kitty..life seems to have pushed you a little too hard today. Rest up..tomorrow is yet another day..Big ole emoticon

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FROGSTYR 6/9/2008 5:59PM

    Aww, poor Kitty. You need a good cup of peppermint tea and a nap. I hope you feel better tomorrow.

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My Year In Review

Sunday, June 08, 2008

It's been a year since i stepped into the halls of SP....wow....has it really been that long? when i joined, i'll be honest...i did not see me making contact with others....especially to the extent i have and am... i was just here to lose weight...never did i think i would grow while i shrank.... the losing weight process has been slow thus far...but that's ok...cause i am gaining in other area's that are just as important...and i am still losing weight...so...what have i gained since joining SP...well...

i've gained movement...last year, a shower was my aerobic excercise...now...wow... i can actually do a 30 minute aerobics class...i can walk down the street.... without being dragged non the less...lol...in fact, i have even gone as far to be the one to suggest it a couple times... i also now fit in some excercise each day... even on my worse days, i get something in...whether some strength training or a some dancing while i clean... the fact is...i move each day now...

i've gained the love of water...hey..it can happen... i would go days, last year, without 1 cup of water...heck..weeks...now... i'm not only getting an 8 minimum...but now more sometimes...

i've gained a taste for real food and not salt... this one came as a big shock to me just last week in fact...wow... my taste buds are actually catching on...lol...

i gained a love for fruits and veggies...last year..i could go days without eating any... now i am actually starting to crave them...

i've gained a love for myself...when i joined...i wanted to find myself again... i will be honest...what i found...isn't a person i have ever been...i am the improved version... i am unique and wonderful...but in a good way... that might sound conceited..but honestly...i truly love myself more than i ever had...

i gained leadership...over me!!! as many of you know, i co-lead 6 teams... a couple very hyper active teams....lol... though this, i learned to practice what i preached....and that doesn't just mean the challenges i posted.... but the love i showed for them...i had to show to myself... to include the way i talked to me... it is easy for me to come to your page and tell you how great you are doing...or it's ok to have a bad day, to just pick yourself up, learn from it, and forgive yourself...because i truly believe what i tell you...i trully love and care for each of you...but...it wasn't easy for me to tell myself that....because i didn't believe in me... i've had some leadership training... though i am far from leadership material...but i have learned to use this on myself... for example...a good leader doesn't yell or scream, they sit down with the person and discuss the problem at hand...so...why was i yelling at myself...a good leader doesn't call a person names...so why was i calling myself names..... a good leader will can see the problem, but also sandwich that problem with at least one positive...why wasn't i doing this for myself?? yep...this year...i gained leadership over ME!!!

i gained soooo many friends...people who really do care about me... these are the ones that have read to this point, will say to themselves "will she ever shut up" and then laugh cause i wrote that and they did read this far to see it...lol....

This year...my goals are to up my activity...i want to be able to work out for 45 minutes straight..though 60 would be nice also...

i will keep up on my water...8 minimum...and try to push it to 12...

i'm good about getting at least 1 fruit and 1 veggie each day...this year, i'm working on getting more of each into my daily diet...

i am also going to continue loving myself...finding that me time each day... loving myself as much as i love my family and each of you....so..uh...don't panic if you see me posting love notes to myself...lol... i'll try to keep my flirting with myself to a minimum emoticon

Thank you to everyone that has made my first year the best year of my life. a huge step towards the best me possible.

  
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EMMASMART 6/9/2008 5:06PM

    Happy anniversary.. That's a great post there. I'll have to start working on mine.


Emma

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KATBOX86 6/9/2008 11:17AM

    Happy Anniversary! I am so glad you decided to NOT keep to yourself!! Love ya and looking forward to another year!

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PAULINEAPPERLY 6/9/2008 9:07AM

    Congratulations on your first year. Thank-you for the wonderful support that you give to everybody.

Hugs

Pauli
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AMYIS200 6/9/2008 2:29AM

    Sweet Kitty! I'm glad you've gained so much this past year. Thank you for giving so much of yourself to us. We love you too!!!!

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STARTSPARKING 6/8/2008 11:48PM

    Happy Sparkiversary, my friend! Thank you for your support and friendship. I wish you the best as you continue to work towards your goals!

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FROGSTYR 6/8/2008 5:20PM

    You have really been one of my biggest motivators and supporters. I really don't know if I'd still be around if it wasn't for you. You are one of the handful of people who helped pull me out of my depression and get going again. So, I think any love notes you want to post to you are well and truly deserved!

Love, ya sis!

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WILDCARD1 6/8/2008 4:39PM

    Dear Kitty, you are absolutely amazing. For some reason, I did not realize that you had 6 teams. I knew about 2. You have helped me so much over the last 9 months. You keep me laughing, and you are helping me through the difficult time that I am going through right now. You really are such a good friend to me. I miss you when you are not around on weekends, but I do know that just because you are not on threads, that you are still thinking of us and rooting us on. ( I am not complaining that you are not around, because I know that you are taking some much needed Kitty time, and that is great, and I know that you really, really need it!)

You have come such a long way in a year! Keep up the great work for many years to come, you will acheive what you came to this site to do.

Thanks for the love!
Love ya!
Bobbi

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100LBLIGHTER 6/8/2008 3:09PM

    I subscribed to your blog, I get an email every time you enter a blog so lately I have been receiving an email about you, almost everyday. Surprise! I am amazed to hear how far you have come. "Those who give shall also receive."I hope I come as far my first year as you have come. 100lblighter emoticon emoticon

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KYLIEMC8 6/8/2008 1:25PM

    Happy Anniversary Miss Kitty! We're happy with all that you've gained from yourself, from SP, and from US!! emoticon

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MARTINIGAL413 6/8/2008 11:14AM

    Yay Kitty for having a wonderful year! We love you and appreciate all that you do!! emoticon

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DANDELION_WINGS 6/8/2008 8:15AM

    sorry, i don't know why it triple posted.

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DANDELION_WINGS 6/8/2008 8:15AM

    beautiful. i'm glad to read about so many positive transitions that you have had this year---may this next year be just as and more wonderful. :)

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DANDELION_WINGS 6/8/2008 8:15AM

    beautiful. i'm glad to read about so many positive transitions that you have had this year---may this next year be just as and more wonderful. :)

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WOW..What A Weekend

Saturday, June 07, 2008

This weekend has been busy...to say the least...lol...and a learning experience...so thursday night i stay up late to make some homemade spa recipes....and though i only got 4 hours sleep that night...i was soooo ready come friday...so yep...at 4am, i am up and getting ready for work and packing the car for Friday nights Mother and daughter pamper night... then to work...but i realized i forgot 1 vital ingredient for the night...the bathing suit...uhg...so after work, i run home to get that...lesson one...make a list and actually look at it while packing...lol...so then off to mom's to pack up her van and away we go...we go to hotel first to get the stuff in the room, turn on air condition and then to dinner... we wanted steak...but wow... the smallest one was 9 oz..and that was for a cheapo...the smallest good steak was 12 oz...at one time...yea...i could of ate that...but i know i can't now a days...and no place to store it for another meal...so mom and i decide to split it... along with potato and then we each got a salad and roll...we still could not finish it all...wohoo for us!!! after dinner, we wanted to stop at the drug store for last minute things...the drug store was only a short walk across the street..so i suggest we walk over... my mom loves to walk... i did NOT inherit this gene...lol... i will willingly do any other excercise but that... so yea...this suprised my mom... lol...so after that we go back to the hotel... we get ice and get the priveledge to ride up the elevator with 2 very handsome and wow..well built marine men.... i learned my mom is still know what handsome and well built men are...lol.... so we get our swim suits on and hit the pool...we got in a good 30 minutes of water aerobics...wohoo!!! it felt good... i learned i really love this.... so we hit the hot tub...aaaawwwww....and then the sauna...or would of..had it been working...we learned that just cause they say they have a sauna, means you should also ask if it is a working sauna... lol.... so we go up to the room to really get this pampering on the way... so i get out the hair mask stuff i had make...uh....next lesson of the day....when you make homemade treatments with mayo in it...it's not a good idea to keep it in the car when the weather outside is 95...yuck that stuff smelled...so in the trash it went... could you see those headlines..."Mom and daughter died of bocholism of the brain after applying bad mayo mixture to hair" lol....

it was a wonderful night...and only ventured slightly off eating plan.... ok... so the chocolate was really medicable...and the skittles...well... they were our fruit...really..they are fruit flavored after all...so...it does count....right?? mom thought so...lol....

so comes today, saturday...we are pampered silly and feeling good... we go to her house for my nieces birthday party...gather the children, and hit the mall... the kids went to the inflatables room for the party, and mom and i decided to walk...yes..i said walk...lol...off our fruit...uh...skittles binge from the night before...i got each of my nieces and my daughters each a pair of really cute earrings... each pair different and fitting to them.... then it's time for pizza...mom being the good girl stopped and got herself a salad... she pays for it...except she says she paid with a 20 and the cashier gave her change for a 10.... mom swore she didn't even have a 10... 10 minutes later, she realizes that yes..she did have a 10 and she did in fact pay for her salad with it...lesson learned...sometimes it's best just to walk away and let her figure these things out on her own...saves us both being embarrassed...lol...

we had a wonderful weekend...and am almost ready for the coming week...almost...lol.... but i did have to stop and share with my friends my exciting weekend and to let you all know that i miss you all.

  
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CANNOTFATHOM 6/9/2008 8:56AM

    Sounds like you had a great time :)


Penny

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AMYIS200 6/9/2008 2:22AM

    It sounds like you guys had so much fun!!! Well...except for the whole rotten mayo thing...yuck!!

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DANDELION_WINGS 6/8/2008 6:37AM

    it sounds like a great time was had---and maybe the walking also shocked your body :))))

and omg, girl, "bocholism of the brain "---love that and will remember it to use at a future time LOL =)

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DANDELION_WINGS 6/8/2008 6:37AM

    it sounds like a great time was had---and maybe the walking also shocked your body :))))

and omg, girl, "bocholism of the brain "---love that and will remember it to use at a future time LOL =)

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WILDCARD1 6/7/2008 10:15PM

    WooHoo Kitty! I am so glad that you had a good night!

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KYLIEMC8 6/7/2008 9:45PM

    Oh..what a wonderful weekend you've had so far! How fun! And skittles too! emoticon and not to mention emoticon WALKING!! Good for you!!

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For My Spark Friends

Thursday, June 05, 2008

None of that Sissy Stuff



Are you tired of those sissy 'friendship' poems that always sound good, but never actually come close to reality?



Well, here is a series of promises that actually speak of true friendship. You will see no cutesy little smiley faces on this card- just the stone cold truth of our great friendship.



1. When you are sad --I will jump on the person who made you sad, like a spider monkey jacked up on Mountain Dew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



2. When you are blue -- I will try to dislodge whatever is choking you.



3. When you smile -- I will know you are plotting something that I must be involved in.



4. When you're scared -- we'll both high tail it out of here.



5. When you are worried -- I will tell you horrible stories about how much worse it could be until you quit whining. ya big baby!!!!



6. When you are confused -- I will use small words.



7. When you are sick --Stay away from me, until you are well again. I don't want whatever it is that you have.



8. When you fall -- I'll pick you up and dust you off.





This is my oath...I pledge it to the end.



'Why?' you may ask -- because you are my FRIEND!


Friendship is like peeing your pants,

Everyone can see it,

But only you can feel the true warmth.

  
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KYLIEMC8 6/7/2008 4:13PM

    Cute!!

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FROGSTYR 6/7/2008 1:55PM

    Yep. That about sums it up.

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TREPPILS 6/6/2008 9:21AM

    Totally me in a nutshell.

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KATBOX86 6/6/2008 9:21AM

    To Cute! I just had to add one thing. Thanks for the giggle Kitty!

To #8 - When you fall -- I'll pick you up and dust you off.... BEFORE I laugh at you.

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MARTINIGAL413 6/5/2008 11:58PM

    emoticon it! Perfectly said.

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STARTSPARKING 6/5/2008 11:30PM

    All the fun and truth and none of the mush! emoticon

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WILDCARD1 6/5/2008 5:01PM

    I've seen this before, and I love it just as much as the first time that I have seen it! Thanks!

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SSUESM 6/5/2008 4:53PM

    Kitty, emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

Thanks for this!!!

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CELEST 6/5/2008 4:36PM

    I had such a good laugh over this. Anyone with a best friend, should copy and send....I intend to. Thanks once again for bring a lighter side to life. You're an absolute star.
xxx

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