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    So who owns Dimensions now?

    Who are the new owners? What are donations going toward? What's changing? Did I miss a thread/announcement?
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    Lymphedema Treatment Act

    If you weren't aware of it, there is a bill in Congress to nudge Medicare/private insurers to better cover--or cover at all--costs of lymphedema. As many of us know, this is a chronically mis- and under-diagnosed and undertreated condition, with treatment tending to be expensive and sometimes...
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    Have you ever...

    ...eaten SpaghettiOs cold out of the can? Inquiring minds want to know.
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    sounds of fatness

    If I posted this question in another part of this board it could have a distinct wankatological edge (tis a very wanky topic if you like such things), but I am curious only in a generic way: Do you think 'civilians' recognize the sounds that come with a fat body? Tummy claps, for instance? Arm...
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    sub-cutaneous shots

    Anybody ever have to give themselves these? For more than a couple weeks, I mean. I do (a blood-thinner) and I am finding that my body does not tolerate them well anymore--pain from the injection and the meds, soreness, lumps in my abdomen. I was wondering if anybody had any info about making...
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    social media & interaction with fat hate

    I am curious: How do you deal with casual brushes with derision/bad stereotyping/hate of fat folk in your online social 'circle'? Twitter, Facebook, whatevs? I'm not speaking of a good friend posting something upsetting, but (for instance) an acquaintance/coworker/colleague type posting a mean...
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    I have a paraumbilical hernia...and I hate it. Anybody else ever had a hernia fixed? With or without mesh? Any experiences to relate/anything, esp related to size? I am totally curious. I've consulted a surgeon about it twice and those times decided not to do anything but I'm starting to feel...
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    ***full-on Furry Squashings****!!!

    Watch as BigKitty™ moves in on LilKitty and SQUASHES HER!!! :smitten: I can't believe how RAW and REAL this is. :D:wubu: hugsandkisses:kiss2::kiss2::kiss2::kiss2:
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    Happy Birthday Carrie!!!

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    Queen Vic's bloomers!

    I know I can't be the only one who saw these photos today:
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    Forget fruits...what cookie are you?

    A Fig Newton? A French macaroon? A not-French macaroon? Langues de chat? Vienna Finger? (hehe) MALLOMAR? Pistachio tuile? Curvy lil Nutterbutter? A madeleine? What others?
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    I Would Rilly Rilly Like to Have Sex With

    you didn't mean anybody on Dimensions, did you Berna?
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    Article about "conditioned hypereating"/weight

    Here 'tis. (It's kind of interesting. Although nutsy. The sentences I find medically spurious/full of breathtaking generalization and/or crazy ["Retrain the brain..."] highlighted in blue below.) When unhealthy foods hijack overeaters' brains...
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    John Updike Dead at 76

    January 27, 2009 John Updike, Author, Dies at 76 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Filed at 1:53 p.m. ET NEW YORK (AP) -- John Updike, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, prolific man of letters and erudite chronicler of sex, divorce and other adventures in the postwar prime of the...
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    Lane Bryant Expected to Go Bankrupt This Year

    http://finance.yahoo.com/family-home/article/106466/Where-You-Won%27t-Shop-in-2009 Where You Won't Shop in 2009 by Tom Van Riper Wednesday, January 21, 2009provided by Forbes While industry executives and shoppers will...
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    more estrogen = more cheating

    Hmmm... http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090114/hl_nm/us_estrogen_affairs interestin. since more fat = more estrogen. Feeling pretty? Hormones may lead to more... Wed Jan 14, 4:22 am ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Women with high levels...
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    zaftique 5x dress for sale...just bought

    I gambled and lost in the sizing game with a dress from Zaftique this week. It *fits*, I can get it on, it's not too tight--quite--but the problem as you can see is that it should drape a bit from the bodice. On me, because of hippiness, it just...molds. Ruins the drape.If you squint it's...
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    most 'emailed' photo at Yahoo/Reuters

    Under the category of MOST EMAILED PHOTO at Yahoo news photos right now (news.yahoo.com/nphotos) is this one, with the following cap: "A passenger waits for a delayed flight at Heathrow airport's terminal four in London August 12, 2006. REUTERS/Toby...
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    what michael phelps eats every day

    PHELPS' PIG SECRET: HE'S BOY GORGE By CLEMENTE LISI with Post Wire Services August 13, 2008 -- Swimming sensation Michael Phelps has an Olympic recipe for success - and it involves eating a staggering 12,000 calories a day. "Eat, sleep and swim. That's all I can do," Phelps, who won...
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    Yaz summer tour - Alison Moyet

    I didn't see this covered elsewhere in threads...me apologies if so. Yaz reformed for a US tour this summer, just over, I think? I saw a clip of Alison Moyet singing on TV tonight, looking cuter than ever. Ahhh...sigh. I wore out Upstairs at Eric's in college... These are from earlier this...