Friday, April 11, 2014

Toss Across and What I'm Reading This Week

Anyone got some ibuprofen?

Curse you, Aunt Flo.  Is this where I'm supposed to break into my rendition of "I Enjoy Being a Girl?"  Because sometimes, right now, I do not.  The only comfort I take in my monthly visitor is that for most hours in a day, I do not have to sit on some Toss Across bean bags called nuts that when barely grazed will drop me to the floor.  But it's still not a fair trade in my eyes.

Anyhoo...let's get to...

4 Big Weight-Lifting Mistakes (and How to Fix Them!)  (Will do)

10 Things You Might Not Know About The Goonies  (I lurve the Goonies)

18 Surprising Dairy-Free Sources of Calcium  (Surprise!)

17 Movies Based on Magazine and Newspaper Articles (And Where To Read Them)  (Pretty cool!)

32 Feelings All Women Will Remember  (#4...right now...this second)

Dog saves his owner's life smelling her cancer  (Courtesy of the Mr)

After 15 years, Christine McVie is to rejoin Fleetwood Mac 'where she belongs'  (I heart Mick Fleetwood)

Kirstie Alley draws criticism with ‘circus fat’ ad  (I'm sorry but can we, as a society, stop being so damned offended by every single thing everyone says?)

Would you believe it? New book proves fact is stranger than fiction  (Nuggets of useless knowledge)

'The Blind Side' Star Determined to Lose Weight After Being Booted From Flight  (I hope he gets healthy and my heart aches for his public humiliation)

Eating carbs is essential for any weight-loss plan  (Good cuz this lady isn't cutting them out)

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  1. I'm going to have to check out the TJ's link later since work blocks buzzfeed.

    This weekend I'm going home to my Gram's house. We're having a birthday party for my preschool/kindergarden teacher. We thought she had passed away a couple of years ago but my friend's mom is a nurse at the nursing home she's at. She's got Alzheimers so I'm going in assuming she doesn't remember us (my friend is coming too since she had her a teacher). We're having lobster rolls at her request and I'm decorating the birthday cake tonight

    1. Aww, that's really sweet. I hope all goes well and the part of her that does understand the gesture but may not be able to show it will no doubt appreciate it!

  2. Toss across.... LOL Thanks for some more great links!

  3. I sent my husband the movie one! Nightmare on Elm St. is one of his favourites and I don't think he knows it was based off a newspaper article! (He loves it so much, on our honeymoon we actually went to the original filming house, so he could get his photo taken in front of it. *I'm a stellar wife*)

    Love the dog article about cancer.

    1. That is AWESOME! I want to go to that house when I finally get the Mr to the SoCal area, that along with the Six Feet Under house of course.

      Yeah, that was pretty amazing about the dog!

  4. "I do not have to sit on some Toss Across bean bags called nuts that when barely grazed will drop me to the floor"----is this sexual in nature?? LOL! I'm sorry I don't know what this means.

  5. Love your Friday news roundups. Can't wait to check out the links.

    Not the best time to break into song about how lovely it is to be a woman, but it is a good time to consider the alternatives and be glad with what you are. For all the problems that come with being female, I still prefer it to the alternative, if only because I don't have to worry about which way to tuck sensitive dangly bits into pants.

    1. Thanks! I hope you like 'em!

      I keep asking the Mr if he had the option wouldn't he want to just get 'em cut off like a canine since we're not having kids? He's all "I'm used to them...I'm NOT getting my balls cut off!" I must have a particularly crazy look in my eye when it's brought up! LOL

  6. The "32 feelings all women will remember" makes me SO HAPPY I had a hysterectomy. No more elevator door opening to a flood of blood for this gal.

    1. Aww man! Enjoy for the rest of us!

      I've asked the doc about one since we're not having kids and she of course recommended the man snip in lieu of the big surgery. But to make sure to get him tested every year because (and I researched this) there is something called the "10 year baby." Dudes accusing their wives of affairs when they get pregnant and getting paternity tests because they didn't keep up getting the boys tested and the tube reconnected and "hello baby!" No thanks. LOL

  7. my sister just told me yesterday that they are going to make a Goonies 2. Can't wait to see what it's going to be about.


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