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dragonfly forty-six thanked Korvo One's answer

My son had what now would be called ADHD, but we were fortunate, and the doctor said "What is causing this" rather than "what pills can he take"  We had him tested. Artificial colours, artificial preservatives etc. Were what set him off. From then on, we watched what we bought (had to buy Heinz ketchup … Read more

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dragonfly forty-six thanked otis campbell's answer

Well i walked into harris county jail for the first time back in 1990 it was a zoo. I just told all the african americans i was a cocaine dealer and i i got busted for two kilos. I dont know how i made it thrue that hell hole for eight months its way worse … Read more

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dragonfly forty-six thanked Didge Doo's answer

After Dragonfly's answer and Rooster's army experiences, I hesitate to add anything, but here's a bluff that worked.

During my trathlon days I often cycled to work (60 km each way) and since our building had no shower I used one in the post office next door. Sydney's GPO is an enormous building, a block … Read more

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dragonfly forty-six commented
I was, but knew how to play the game. Being street smart might have saved our lives. You should have seen the inside of that house. From the outside it looked non descript. We were looking for a party and took a wrong turn. The inside was beautiful. He told me he was college educated … Read more
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dragonfly forty-six answered Ed Hunter's question

My friends and I inadvertently walked into a gang clubhouse, on New Years Eve. I quickly figured our situation out and told the girls to follow my lead. I told them not to speak, follow me, and no eye contact. There were soldiers everywhere. I walked up to the main looking guy and asked for … Read more

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dragonfly forty-six thanked Angela Anthony's answer

Oh yessssss! That is sooooo painful! I don't know what you've tried, but for me it was a good pair of shoes and I just used the Dr. Scholls orthotics after I let the machine scan my feet, it seemed to work for me. I also used anti-inflammatory medication, ice after working all day, they … Read more

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dragonfly forty-six answered Anonymous' question

There is no right or wrong way to find the right balance, you just find it. The formula for me might not work for you. The good news is that by finding this balance, it will prepare you for finding balance in other areas in your life as you age. Many stages of life are … Read more