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Victory!! Finally caught up after getting behind last weekend.....y'all talk a lot :poke:

 

Today I went to my flgs for the first time in two months or so.  They were allowed to open this week.

And then we went to an actual restaurant for lunch.  

It all seemed pretty weird.

 

Then I finally put my summer tires on the car.  Sure hope my massage therapist opens soon.....a soak and some Kraken helped, but my back could use some real attention.

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It’s been a ... very strange year. 
 

I may have put some paint on minis again. It’s been almost exactly one year.

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Goddamn, my husband has a LOT of skeletons.

 

Not a lot that are good for Nordic skellies, though.

 

The bog skellies look the closest.

 

And the bare bones skeletons, but those are about as generic as you can get, they're just skeletons.

 

Fun thing, skeletons have rusty weapons, and Pathfinder has rules for tetanus.

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If you feel some shaking in the morning, that's my game group blowing up.  I'm tired of the excuses and it's been building a while. 

 

 

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I donated blood for the very first time today! I also very nearly passed out! :winkthumbs:

 

I was totally fine through the whole process, fine through a few minutes of gradually sitting up afterwards, and fine sitting with my legs off the side of the bed/bench. It wasn't until I was struggling to open the straw on a juice box that my body abruptly decided WAIT ACTUALLY I'M NOT FINE AFTER ALL. :wow: So the phlebotomist/nurses laid me down again and practically showered me with fruit snacks, crackers, juice boxes and cold cloths lol. I wasn't totally surprised; my blood pressure tends to be near the low end of normal typically, and I've had similar reactions to blood draws before (though not nearly so strong). 

 

It took me another 45 mins after my donation was done before I could wobble out the door, and I've been doing my very best slug impression for the rest of the afternoon/evening, lol. I don't feel tired, exactly, mostly just very limp. :lol:

 

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

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I'm either insane, or wanting to get minis done up.... I joined a one week challenge put out by MidWinter Minis, and it seems I have 88 total minis on my list I'm going to be working on getting towards completion... 

 

Two boxes and two blisters (for a total of eight minis) were assembled tonight, leaving seven more boxes (27 minis) to go on the assembly front.. 

 

I think what I'm looking forward to the most with it all though is what Penny's comments to Guy will be at the end of the week, and if she'll think we're all nuts for having massive stockpiles of projects or not ::P:

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3 hours ago, OneBoot said:

I donated blood for the very first time today! I also very nearly passed out! :winkthumbs:

 

I was totally fine through the whole process, fine through a few minutes of gradually sitting up afterwards, and fine sitting with my legs off the side of the bed/bench. It wasn't until I was struggling to open the straw on a juice box that my body abruptly decided WAIT ACTUALLY I'M NOT FINE AFTER ALL. :wow: So the phlebotomist/nurses laid me down again and practically showered me with fruit snacks, crackers, juice boxes and cold cloths lol. I wasn't totally surprised; my blood pressure tends to be near the low end of normal typically, and I've had similar reactions to blood draws before (though not nearly so strong). 

 

It took me another 45 mins after my donation was done before I could wobble out the door, and I've been doing my very best slug impression for the rest of the afternoon/evening, lol. I don't feel tired, exactly, mostly just very limp. :lol:

 

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

Sorry that hit you. I get that too, as does one of my kids, so my sympathies. 
 

Fortunately, nurses are skilled at dealing with it. As you say, juice boxes etc. 

 

My kid never minded shots, not from infancy on. Just, as with me, starting somewhere in adolescence their body decided all on its own that needles necessitated a sudden drop in blood pressure. Once we knew it was a possibility we learned to watch for the signs, to hydrate well beforehand, and to give the nurses a heads up that it was a possibility. I learned to pronounce vasovagal syncope, which has proved useful.

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3 hours ago, OneBoot said:

I donated blood for the very first time today! I also very nearly passed out! :winkthumbs:

 

I was totally fine through the whole process, fine through a few minutes of gradually sitting up afterwards, and fine sitting with my legs off the side of the bed/bench. It wasn't until I was struggling to open the straw on a juice box that my body abruptly decided WAIT ACTUALLY I'M NOT FINE AFTER ALL. :wow: So the phlebotomist/nurses laid me down again and practically showered me with fruit snacks, crackers, juice boxes and cold cloths lol. I wasn't totally surprised; my blood pressure tends to be near the low end of normal typically, and I've had similar reactions to blood draws before (though not nearly so strong). 

 

It took me another 45 mins after my donation was done before I could wobble out the door, and I've been doing my very best slug impression for the rest of the afternoon/evening, lol. I don't feel tired, exactly, mostly just very limp. :lol:

 

Huzzah! 

--OneBoot :D 

One thing to bear in mind if you're going to be donating regularly is to always ask if the nurse is in a good mood before she stabs you. You don't want to be stabbed by one having the urge to take it out on someone. Because that tends to result in multiple stabs and a sadistic game of "Oh I can't find the vein"....

I had that happen on a number of occasions years ago, which is part of the reason why I stopped visiting the local vampires.

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19 hours ago, Keianna said:

 

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Onion helping play 

Dat is a BIG puddy cat!

 

As for the reaper shows, everyone has those things that make you a luddite and twitch is mine.  I don't like it don't understand it and don't want to.  My kids like the format but the chat stream going by so fast you can't read it and dozens of people striving for attention or just to be mentioned drives me crazy so I just stay away.

 

As for giveaways, let's just say I can't win.  I either don't get anything or i feel bad that others didn't :blink:

 

I wouldn't mind seeing some of the demonstrations and maybe there is a way to replay them, but it's not worth bracing twitch to do it.

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I made a little lunch for the three of us ( nr. 4 youngest Vixen is at her boyfriend's house).

Also on the plaza in our neighbourhood there is now a Capoeira Class in session, trying desperately to keep some distance.

One of the neighbours is part of the class, looks good, but I wonder if it will be safe enough.

 

Anyway:

Our lunch..assorted tapas, the tomato/feta dish in the middle is heated in the oven with olive oil and herbs.

 

 

 

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that looks delicious Glitter. They bought lunch for us at work yesterday since we were shorthanded. A REALLY good Italian Sausage sandwich and the place threw in canollis as a treat. When I got home Lady C had made sloppy joes, so a delicious day on the home front.

 

With my wife working from home, I haven't watched too many Twitch streams for the last couple months, they are fun if you are alone and have the time, but are a poor substitute for actual human interaction. Sadly, there are a lot of streamers who don't have the ability to keep you involved, so those that can are very welcome guests here.

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19 hours ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

Why did I have to get an email informing of Elder Scrolls minis and terrain.  I have expenses enough already!

 

I'll take it you don't want to know about Artisan Guild's upcoming Scourgeland Survivors either than?

This thing screams Morrowind.

 

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2 hours ago, Kangaroorex said:

Dat is a BIG puddy cat!

 

As for the reaper shows, everyone has those things that make you a luddite and twitch is mine.  I don't like it don't understand it and don't want to.  My kids like the format but the chat stream going by so fast you can't read it and dozens of people striving for attention or just to be mentioned drives me crazy so I just stay away.

 

As for giveaways, let's just say I can't win.  I either don't get anything or i feel bad that others didn't :blink:

 

I wouldn't mind seeing some of the demonstrations and maybe there is a way to replay them, but it's not worth bracing twitch to do it.

You're in luck because they repost everything on YouTube after a few days.

 

Reaper's channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ReaperMiniOfficial/videos

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Morning all!!

 

Looks like it's gonna be another beautiful day... which probably means the line for the coop is gonna be long. Maybe we'll do shopping tomorrow? Or maybe I'll stand around for a while reading? 

 

Played several hours of Galactic Civ 2, stayed up till Midnight doing it... Then the game crashed on me. :-(  I wish I was able to have it up on one screen and have the other screen usable, but when the game is open, that's it, you're in the game. 

 

COFFEE!!

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