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He was born without legs and works as a motivational speaker (very successfully) - he talks to colleges and groups about disability and diversity and such.  He’s basically just talking about his experiences.

It’s different now than when I knew him (we dated in high school) - nowadays what’s happening is that everyone thinks he’s a combat veteran, which leads to some awkward interactions.

He said that it often happens where someone approaches him, wanting a chance to thank a serviceman or do something for him, and when he tells them he isn’t one, they’re ANGRY with him.

1 August 2014 ·

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omg an ex-boyfriend of mine is on penn jillette’s podcast this week.

1 August 2014 ·

permissiontogoafterhim:

download (672x378, mp4) [x]

omgomgomg.

So this demonstrates that

  • Robert Redford, an actor of 50+ years experience, still fucks up his lines
  • Samuel L. Jackson is either never IN character, or never OUT of character
  • Mackie is the absolute bestest
  • how da fuq do all these guys do all this convincingly surrounded by green screens

(via geothebio)

1 August 2014 ·

Food Log, Day 4

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31 July 2014 ·

Anonymous said: Almost all people grossly underestimate their dietary intake (like in the USDA Beltsville study where highly-educated professionals used scales and rulers and still went wrong, and obviously it's even worse for laypeople). How do you deal with underreporting?

That’s kind of an impossible question to answer - how do I deal with something I (apparently) can’t avoid doing.  I do my best to report accurately, but if you’re saying that even my best, most conscientious efforts will still be inaccurate, then there isn’t much more I can do.

In the end, it’s about the results you’re getting.  If you are logging at a certain calorie level and you’re losing weight, then does it matter if your number isn’t accurate?  It’s working for you.  If you’re NOT losing, then maybe it’s time to try logging to 100 kcals fewer (or switch up your macronutrient proportions) and see if that works.  Everyone responds differently to different levels of intake anyway.

31 July 2014 ·

Anonymous said: Since Outlander premieres this week, I was wondering if you'd take a moment to explain what you hated so much about the book. I could probably take a guess, but I'm genuinely curious to hear what you have to say.

"Hate" is a strong word.  I’d have to have read it to actively hate it.  I only made it about twenty pages in - the writing got to me.  It just didn’t work for me.  Which is a shame, because time-traveling romance and hot Scotsmen, hey, I’m on board.  But I can’t in good conscience support Diana Gabaldon, not after all the horrible things she’s said about fanfiction.  Ironic, since her books are their own kind of Doctor Who fanfiction.

31 July 2014 ·

My Etsy store mailing list/announcements

madlori:

So some folks have expressed dismay that they’ve missed a post from me here on Tumblr that I’ve got new bags up, or 221B items up - which, hey, I can fix that.

My shop has a mailing list.  Honestly I haven’t been using it much, because there haven’t been that many subscribers, but I CAN use it to announce new items, like when there are 221Bags available, and you’ll get an email rather than having to rely on seeing my post on your dash.

Click here to subscribe.  Maybe I’ll even do some subscriber coupons or something!

(via madlori)

31 July 2014 ·

My Etsy store mailing list/announcements

madlori:

So some folks have expressed dismay that they’ve missed a post from me here on Tumblr that I’ve got new bags up, or 221B items up - which, hey, I can fix that.

My shop has a mailing list.  Honestly I haven’t been using it much, because there haven’t been that many subscribers, but I CAN use it to announce new items, like when there are 221Bags available, and you’ll get an email rather than having to rely on seeing my post on your dash.

Click here to subscribe.  Maybe I’ll even do some subscriber coupons or something!

(via madlori)

31 July 2014 ·

My Etsy store mailing list/announcements

madlori:

So some folks have expressed dismay that they’ve missed a post from me here on Tumblr that I’ve got new bags up, or 221B items up - which, hey, I can fix that.

My shop has a mailing list.  Honestly I haven’t been using it much, because there haven’t been that many subscribers, but I CAN use it to announce new items, like when there are 221Bags available, and you’ll get an email rather than having to rely on seeing my post on your dash.

Click here to subscribe.  Maybe I’ll even do some subscriber coupons or something!

(via madlori)

31 July 2014 ·

Food Log, Day 3

losethehours:

madlori:

blacklist “lori’s food log” to avoid these posts.

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Are you working on eating better or losing weight by eating better or both? I’m asking because you have a couple of selections in here that sound goof to me. After having had a double mastectomy my weight has gone up and down, Right now it is up and I am going to be working on making some changes soon.

Both.  I don’t know what sounds off to you, but these foods mostly get the thumbs-up from my nutritional plan, and my macronutrients are in the guidelines (today was a tad low on carbs, but usually it’s in line).  My worst item is the cream cheese (it kills my saturated fat), but what the hell.  It’s 1 tablespoon.  Eating plans do NOT work if they are not sustainable, and sustainable eating plans do not involve total deprivation.

And I’m suddenly wondering if that’s a typo, and you meant to say sound GOOD to me, and not “goof.”  

The sheer power of food logging is that you can SEE all your numbers and proportions.  I can see at a glance if a particular food is too high in sodium, or fat, becase it gets a red square on my details screen.  I can eat whatever I want - but “what I want” changes when I’m logging, and I find that what I want is to eat foods that will satisfy my nutritional goals.

The best approach is to pick a food log (I use MyFoodDiary.com but there are lots of others) and don’t change a thing at first, but log your food honestly.  You’ll be amazed at what you are and aren’t eating.  

I’ve logged off and on for the last six or seven years.  I’m happy to offer any wisdom I have if you’d like to start.

31 July 2014 ·

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You’re doing really well with your Kcal counts though! And your other numbers aren’t too far off from your goals! :D

Yeah, it’s going well so far.  I’m being extra careful because this weekend is going to be off log - it’s my B&B Getaway weekend.  I won’t be eating myself sick or anything, but there’ll be restaurant foodz.

31 July 2014 ·

pauladeen-vevo:

pauladeen-vevo:

Llama selfie

Do you know how happy it makes me to have an 11 note selfie?
except it took a llama to get those notes smh

I WILL REBLOG ANYTHING INVOLVING LLAMAS.
but also the look on that girl’s face is what makes it.
Llama:  HELLO CAN I INTEREST YOU IN SOME SHEEP OR SHEEP PRODUCTS
Her:  OMG LLAMA

pauladeen-vevo:

pauladeen-vevo:

Llama selfie

Do you know how happy it makes me to have an 11 note selfie?

except it took a llama to get those notes smh

I WILL REBLOG ANYTHING INVOLVING LLAMAS.

but also the look on that girl’s face is what makes it.

Llama:  HELLO CAN I INTEREST YOU IN SOME SHEEP OR SHEEP PRODUCTS

Her:  OMG LLAMA

(via thedarkirishsilence)

31 July 2014 ·

Food Log, Day 3

blacklist “lori’s food log” to avoid these posts.

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30 July 2014 ·

My Etsy store mailing list/announcements

madlori:

So some folks have expressed dismay that they’ve missed a post from me here on Tumblr that I’ve got new bags up, or 221B items up - which, hey, I can fix that.

My shop has a mailing list.  Honestly I haven’t been using it much, because there haven’t been that many subscribers, but I CAN use it to announce new items, like when there are 221Bags available, and you’ll get an email rather than having to rely on seeing my post on your dash.

Click here to subscribe.  Maybe I’ll even do some subscriber coupons or something!

(via madlori)

30 July 2014 ·

My Etsy store mailing list/announcements

madlori:

So some folks have expressed dismay that they’ve missed a post from me here on Tumblr that I’ve got new bags up, or 221B items up - which, hey, I can fix that.

My shop has a mailing list.  Honestly I haven’t been using it much, because there haven’t been that many subscribers, but I CAN use it to announce new items, like when there are 221Bags available, and you’ll get an email rather than having to rely on seeing my post on your dash.

Click here to subscribe.  Maybe I’ll even do some subscriber coupons or something!

(via madlori)

30 July 2014 ·

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I'm Lori. I'm 40, a scientist and a freelance writer). Fanfiction is my drug of choice. This is where I dump all my obsessive fannishness along with whatever else strikes me. At the moment the dominant fandom is Sherlock. That can change at anytime. Be warned. Eye protection should be worn in this area.

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