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This sucks! I am sorry. My dad died about five years back and I was the executrix and I still remember the zombie days where I had so much to do and couldn't do a damned thing. It will be okay. You are not going to blow it. A few things that helped... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by wwax on July 25, 2016 8:00 AM

The average human loses 100 hairs a day more or less. If you are a person with long hair this seems like ALL THE HAIR much more than it would if your hair is short. More in summertime. More if you're stressed. Besides checking the side effects of the... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by jouir on July 25, 2016 7:50 AM

This sucks! I am sorry. My dad died about five years back and I was the executrix and I still remember the zombie days where I had so much to do and couldn't do a damned thing. It will be okay. You are not going to blow it. A few things that helped... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Don Pepino on July 25, 2016 7:11 AM

The average human loses 100 hairs a day more or less. If you are a person with long hair this seems like ALL THE HAIR much more than it would if your hair is short. More in summertime. More if you're stressed. Besides checking the side effects of the... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Mouse Army on July 25, 2016 5:58 AM

The average human loses 100 hairs a day more or less. If you are a person with long hair this seems like ALL THE HAIR much more than it would if your hair is short. More in summertime. More if you're stressed. Besides checking the side effects of the... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by mskyle on July 25, 2016 4:41 AM

Letting people know you enjoyed your time with them. "It was really great to see you. I'm so glad we made time for this." sorts of things. As people get older and their lives get busy, making time for social time is often at least a small... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by dacoit on July 24, 2016 9:53 PM

I don't know, Click-Clacks were pretty good too. We only got the knock-off brand which were called, iirc, Kerbangers. Dangerous, those. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by workerant on July 24, 2016 7:01 PM

I would not eat it if the cat barfed in it. Otherwise I'd eat it. I'd kiss a cat on the lips, I'd eat soup that it had kissed. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by A Terrible Llama on July 24, 2016 5:52 PM

A few things that help me (and don't get me wrong, I still have stints of just computer-inspired loafing) - having the first and last 40 minutes of the day be no-screen times (Kindle ok, nothing else ok) so I have to learn how to get up and then... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by cardinalandcrow on July 24, 2016 5:41 PM

Tell her you'll charge a fair rate and that there will be a full accounting when the estate is settled. That's it. It's great what you're doing but a lot of being graceful has to do with being able to pull it off in the face of ungraceful... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by fixedgear on July 24, 2016 3:49 PM

Yeah you can really dig into this with census data because they do know what sort of place you live in even if they don't have names for it. On this page, for example, they talk about people who live in places called "Urbanized... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by meinvt on July 24, 2016 9:54 AM

Hawaii and Alaska are outside of this scope of the "flyover country" idea. Yeah you can see people being dismissive about AK and HI when they talk about the "Lower 48" or something similar. Even though AK is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ridgerunner on July 24, 2016 1:30 AM

Yeah you can really dig into this with census data because they do know what sort of place you live in even if they don't have names for it. On this page, for example, they talk about people who live in places called "Urbanized... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by GenjiandProust on July 23, 2016 12:20 PM

Are you buying new? I'm also 5' 2" and I LOVE how much I am upright in my Forrester. Can see better, fit in the car better. The Imprezas that my friends have driven are sportier and a little lower to the ground on the inside. The biggest deal... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Across the pale parabola of joy on July 23, 2016 10:47 AM

Yeah you can really dig into this with census data because they do know what sort of place you live in even if they don't have names for it. On this page, for example, they talk about people who live in places called "Urbanized... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by nobody on July 23, 2016 10:14 AM

Hawaii and Alaska are outside of this scope of the "flyover country" idea. Yeah you can see people being dismissive about AK and HI when they talk about the "Lower 48" or something similar. Even though AK is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Wordshore on July 23, 2016 9:45 AM

Hawaii and Alaska are outside of this scope of the "flyover country" idea. Yeah you can see people being dismissive about AK and HI when they talk about the "Lower 48" or something similar. Even though AK is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Lynsey on July 23, 2016 9:12 AM

I should just scrap the whole 401(k) thing until my credit card gets paid off. But what if my credit card never gets paid off? Then I never get to retire? Your read is correct. Pay down/off credit card. You need to work a little lower... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by shesbenevolent on July 22, 2016 2:51 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by chicainthecity on July 22, 2016 12:41 PM

Froma mefite who would prefer to remain anonymous: I didn't realize until my early twenties that if a man would have sex with me, all it meant was that he wanted to have sex with me, not that he liked me as a person or found me attractive. This is... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by silverstatue on July 22, 2016 12:03 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by moogs on July 22, 2016 11:19 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by tickingclock on July 22, 2016 11:09 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by zem on July 22, 2016 10:13 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by halcyonday on July 22, 2016 9:02 AM

Here's a person on reddit explaining why it says that. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by The corpse in the library on July 22, 2016 6:58 AM

I got to this really slowly but now I usually meditate in the 10-15 minutes per day thing. I usually do it either right when I wake up or right before I go to bed. What was helpful for me was just starting by building space. That is, as part of my... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by veery on July 22, 2016 6:39 AM

Here's a person on reddit explaining why it says that. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by randomnity on July 22, 2016 6:16 AM

Her reasoning is wrong but both answers are perfectly acceptable. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by donnagirl on July 22, 2016 5:59 AM

She's offered twice and I've been evasive and non-committal so far. Find another person and just tell her no, you have someone who is helping with that. Be polite but firm "Soandso is going with me. It would be great if you could... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Mistress on July 22, 2016 4:41 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by erattacorrige on July 21, 2016 9:53 PM

Here's a person on reddit explaining why it says that. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by a strong female character on July 21, 2016 8:09 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by guybrush_threepwood on July 21, 2016 6:06 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by guster4lovers on July 21, 2016 5:12 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Chairboy on July 21, 2016 4:24 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by dawkins_7 on July 21, 2016 3:53 PM

She's offered twice and I've been evasive and non-committal so far. Find another person and just tell her no, you have someone who is helping with that. Be polite but firm "Soandso is going with me. It would be great if you could... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ldthomps on July 21, 2016 2:52 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by SansPoint on July 21, 2016 2:22 PM

She's offered twice and I've been evasive and non-committal so far. Find another person and just tell her no, you have someone who is helping with that. Be polite but firm "Soandso is going with me. It would be great if you could... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by amicamentis on July 21, 2016 1:58 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by palomar on July 21, 2016 1:55 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Skaramoosh on July 21, 2016 1:49 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by neushoorn on July 21, 2016 1:05 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by mudpuppie on July 21, 2016 12:39 PM

Now I want a counterpoint thread to hear about the internal lives of everyone else. I'm a non-ADD person who seems to always date people with ADD. So I know the difference between the way I do a lot of things at once and the way they do... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by The Shoodoonoof on July 21, 2016 12:34 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by HandfulOfDust on July 21, 2016 12:31 PM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Elsa on July 21, 2016 11:54 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by The Toad on July 21, 2016 11:25 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by needs more cowbell on July 21, 2016 11:12 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by cotton dress sock on July 21, 2016 11:05 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by miles per flower on July 21, 2016 10:58 AM

I am both a slob and a nitpicky order freak. I developed ways to sort of overlook some of the slob aspects to maintain my self-image and have lately been working on, as you say, tightening the whole thing up. A few things that were helpful - some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by enfa on July 21, 2016 10:50 AM

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