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    Quote Originally Posted by My Chemical Kala View Post
    Emanate and Chris - hope you feel better soon.
    Thank you! I'm getting better. No sore throat anymore and minimal congestion. I'm still exhausted, though, and I know it will take time to rebuild my energy. Blargh. One day at time, like anything else.

    Much love to everyone who is struggling through the holiday season.

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    Started off Dec 23 thinking I was having a heart attack (literally). Went to ER and thankfully no heart attack, but some unexplained symptoms. Major emergency stuff ruled out so that's good. It was pretty scary though. I'm not one to rush to the ER. The rest of the holidays was a whirlwind of family. It was pretty good overall. My son has been sleeping int until 7am which has been lovely (he's usually up at 6). Had bloodwork today to try to narrow down what might be going on with me, although I seem to be symptom free now. Perhaps I was fighting off a very weird virus.

    happy holidays everyone. I'm so sorry for those of you suffering. I wish you all happiness!

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    ^WoW! It's good to hear that all major stuff was ruled out. I'm glad your symptom free now! Hopefully it was just a weird virus.


    I once thought I was having a heart attack, literally. I could feel my heart beating irregularly. I was vomiting and so nauseated. I was very, very scared. Turns out I had an electrolyte imbalance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by entropy View Post
    So this year can fuck right off. My mom's family are all gathered at my uncle's house. My uncle isn't expected to live more than a few hours longer. He was diagnosed with colon cancer earlier this year! They are in North Carolina. I'm in Indiana. This means my 94 year old grandma is going to burry two of her four children. Just no!
    My uncle didn't pass away until yesterday. Nobody really knows how he stayed alive past the 25th. He hadn't had anything to eat or drink in four days on the 25th. I spoke to my grandma on the phone last night. She seems to be doing OK given the circumstances.


    to everyone. We are almost through it!

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    Bumping early because my family is so fucked this year I’m boycotting thanksgiving too.

    What I really want for xmas: early apologies for this years trangressions so I can at least quell the anger and resentment enough to force a fake smile for six hours.

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    Our holidays have been getting more and more lowkey with each passing year. This time around it'll just be me, my parents, and my grandparents. I think it makes my mom sad. She was hoping for grandkids to spoil but my sister and I have no plans to do that any time soon. I welcome the quiet simplicity all -- she seems to forget all the drama that surrounded holidays when dozens of family members showed up.

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    ahhh. the commercialization of x-mas is upon us. UK's popular YouTube fashion and beauty guru Zoella released a 12 day advent calendar for £50 which was greeted with much criticism.http://mashable.com/2017/11/15/zoell.../#Qu78QKWXhPqu. the fabulous Jamie Pine made a hilarious reaction video.



    Due to all the backlash, retailer Boots subsequently slashed the price of the calendar in half.

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    For me this encapsulates (nearly) everything wrong with Christmas! (sorry!)

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    My bah humbug realization today was that George Michael died on Christmas last year and I’m still sad every day. Hearing Last Christmas daily is not helping.

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    Oh, how I hate this time of year.

    1. Thanksgiving (late november)
    2. my birthday (December 10)
    3. Christmas
    4. New Years.

    It's like six weeks of hell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by entropy View Post
    Oh, how I hate this time of year.

    1. Thanksgiving (late november)
    2. my birthday (December 10)
    3. Christmas
    4. New Years.

    It's like six weeks of hell.
    Happy birthday!!!

    And yes, I agree. This time of year sucks. I've been doing generally okay but I cannot wait until its over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kari View Post
    Happy birthday!!!

    And yes, I agree. This time of year sucks. I've been doing generally okay but I cannot wait until its over.
    Thank you!

    This year I tried to pretend like it's not the "Holiday Season." Fail! O'well we are at about the halfway point!

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    Happy Birthday Entropy!

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    Happy Birthday Entropy! Just make it your birthday and nothing else. :P

    Both my parents had December birthdays, mom's is the 13th and dad's is the 26th. They just didn't celebrate them, which I now think is really too bad. Their anniversary is in December too, what a BAD idea. Maybe they were in a hurry.

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    Thanks for the wishes. I was kind of reflecting about how hating Christmas turns into me hating my birthday as well. I am not sure If I would hate it if it were say in April. I just hate Christmas time, so I hate my birthday by default! These days it falls right at finals, so I have to grade, Grade, GRADE!

    My grandfather's birthday was on the 25th. We used to have a Christmas Eve get together that was completely dedicated to him. I loved it! We had the best food!

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