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MsMisery

I am a crazy cat lady (currently with one, but check back in about 60 yrs). I like to read books, cosplay, and watch Law & Order (all versions).

On "I don't have opinions that I require other people to have." -Neil deGrasse Tyson, American Hero

Even though I am pro-Pluto myself, he is my dream man.

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 7:51 am 1

On $3 Million for 7 Weeks

I am not surprised by the figure. I work in a health insurance related field and I have seen the cost for chemo drugs. They vary across insurance and zip code, but are always in the tens of thousands PER DOSE. So if you are on chemo for *months* then millions could come easy.

Posted on June 17, 2014 at 7:45 am 0

On May Horoscopes from Galactic Rabbit

“Oh look, here’s a wound I haven’t noticed, let me prod it.” Yep, pretty much. I should knock that off.

Posted on May 6, 2014 at 7:21 am 0

On Your Clitoris Is the Size of a 'Medium Zucchini,' and Other Vagina Facts You Didn't Know

@friendofmyyouth I read about this in Mary Roach's "Bonk." The idea was essentially dismissed by later research. "Bonk" is another great book, btw, about the science of sex. And of course, it's Mary Roach, so it is hilarious.

Posted on May 2, 2014 at 10:59 am 1

On Talking the Talk

@OhMarie Oh, damn. I was 2 weeks from seventeen (although I read somewhere that the American national average for girls is 16). Maybe that's why my relationships from then on were crappy.

Posted on August 3, 2012 at 1:21 pm 0

On Talking the Talk

@doublewindsor & BornSecular
I have similar stories. My parents gave me books on both sex and periods (but my school district also took us to a really neat place on field trips during elementary school to learn about sex ed- Robert Crown Center for Chicago suburb residents), so I never got The Talk, verbally, from either of them. Also, I went on the pill at 13 because of a health issue (about 6 months after I started my period), so I never needed to ask for it or any other BC.

Posted on August 3, 2012 at 1:18 pm 0

On On Wearing Running Shoes (All the Time)

@Nicole Sauvage@twitter I am wearing brand new Chucks!! Still trying to break them in, so I guess I'm straddling the line between uncomfortable footwear and looking-like-I'm-15 footwear. But they are HOT PINK, so probably the only one that knows they are uncomfortable is me.

Posted on August 2, 2012 at 2:58 pm 0

On Ask a Clean Person: Still With the Armpits

"chh-chh frottage" made me LOL

Posted on August 2, 2012 at 2:52 pm 0

On !!! (!!!!!!)

@wharrgarbl I have a friend who loves to end every sentence with exclamation points (in her emails)- sometimes more than one. It is hard not to respond in kind, because she's just so enthusiastic about something!!!! Ugh, it's exhausting.

Posted on August 1, 2012 at 8:25 am 0

On The Story of Glitter Dolphins

@totallyunoriginal Hellz. Yes. Not only was I obsessed, but I was an only child so my mother bought me almost every Lisa Frank school supply I wanted.

Posted on August 1, 2012 at 8:23 am 0