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Main Leafs Hockey Talk / Re: Matthews signs 5 year contract, $11.634mil AAV
« on: February 05, 2019, 03:13:29 PM »
Glad it's done.

Non-Hockey Chatter / Re: Useless Thread
« on: January 31, 2019, 04:05:47 PM »
Lights and sirens.   Pull to the side of the road.   This has not been a good work weekend but on my 5th EMS transfer we have had 4 cars not pull off to the shoulder when we are going Code 4.

Be responsible.

That drives me bonkers LK. I ALWAYS pull to the right no matter what. I hate when I see people not doing it. I think what if it was someone you loved in there or they are trying to get to someone you loved?

Keep safe out there.

Main Leafs Hockey Talk / Re: Nylander signs 6-year contract
« on: December 01, 2018, 05:01:39 PM »
Thank god it’s done.

Non-Hockey Chatter / Re: Useless Thread
« on: November 07, 2018, 11:32:07 AM »
I turned 40 this year. I'm now growing out a full beard and getting my first tattoo next week.

Am I experiencing a mid-life crisis?

Hey Bullfrog, people experiencing mid-life crisis at different points in time. Might be, might not. You could just be looking for a change.

Also, it seems after your first tattoo, you will want more. LOL

Hubby got his first tattoo last November at 48 yrs old. He's always wanted one but he now has one full sleeve and one half sleeve. And he bought a bike this past spring. He's definitely going through a mid-life crisis but hey it could be worse.

Did you name him John Tavares?

Close... Joshua  ;D

Thanks all. It's been a whirlwind week and it's funny how you already can't recall what life was like before he came along

The best advice I can give you on parenting is to not take any advice on parenting.  Do what works best for you and yours.

And it's okay to get mad and frustrated. Also crying is fine. And the fetal position from time to time.

LOL so true!

Congrats on your new little man. Enjoy this time cause it flies by, trust me!

Main Leafs Hockey Talk / Re: John Tavares is a Maple Leaf
« on: July 01, 2018, 04:29:15 PM »
Can’t believe this is happening!!!! So excited. Can’t wait for next season. My little guy is an OV fan but had to wear #91 last season. Started liking Tavares cause same number. Now he wants to stay using #91!

Marlies & Prospect Talk / Re: Marlies' Playoff Games
« on: June 15, 2018, 02:12:17 PM »
So happy for them. It was a lot of fun to watch. Way to go Marlies and congrats to all you guys!

Non-Hockey Chatter / Re: Depression and Anxiety
« on: November 30, 2017, 03:10:31 PM »
Hugs to everyone dealing with this. It's a struggle and one I don't wish on anybody.

My daughter was diagnosed with generalized anxiety at 15. She got in to see a child psychiatrist so fast due to her age. Even when she turned 18, her Dr kept her on until she started university that fall, just to make sure she was doing well. Unfortunately, after that, she had to just go through her family Dr and get a referral for another psychiatrist now that she's an adult.

Thankfully, her child psychiatrist had set her up so well and with all the support she had through her CYW in high school, now at Uni and the support from myself, hubby and her siblings - she's been able to continue on with no ill effects. It's really scary in the beginning, but it does take time.

Non-Hockey Chatter / Re: Useless Thread
« on: October 31, 2017, 10:46:55 AM »
Sorry to hear that WIGWAL. Truly sad. Your family are in my prayers.

Main Leafs Hockey Talk / Re: Timothy Liljegren Highlights
« on: October 10, 2017, 04:03:57 PM »
Was at the game on Saturday. Liljegren and Dermott both looked really good.

Non-Hockey Chatter / Re: Tom Petty - dead
« on: October 04, 2017, 12:36:32 PM »

Non-Hockey Chatter / Re: Vegas Tragedy
« on: October 04, 2017, 12:36:00 PM »
One of the sad things is Puerto Rico will be ignored by the news now.  Something unavoidable that causes many deaths and illness.

I feel horrible for the families of the fallen in Vegas but their deaths were preventable.  Instead people will rush out and buy more guns in response to this.

I've never understood the gun culture in the U.S.  I'm soon to be 49 years old and I've never held a gun in my life.  I don't think I'm missing anything.

I grew up in Newfoundland. My dad hunted but he never kept any guns in our house. They were always locked up out of the house. They had somewhere in the community where people could keep their guns.

My husband is a police officer. Never brings his gun home unless he absolutely needs it. Maybe 1 or 2 times a year. Separate safe for the gun and separate safe for the bullets. Not even in the same rooms. And on that rare occasion that he has to bring it home, it bothers me. I've never been a gun person and I just don't understand how it's like a cell phone to some people. Boggles my mind.

And sad sad time in Vegas. Sympathies and condolences to all the families that lost loved ones and all the people injured.

Go Leafs Go. Gonna have to record the game and try not to hear the score from anyone.  :-[ Little guy has a game.

Go Leafs Go!

Non-Hockey Chatter / Re: Depression and Anxiety
« on: August 17, 2017, 01:10:11 PM »
Leafaholic99, thinking of you. It does sound like some anxiety. My daughter has generalized anxiety. It can just pop up out of nowhere. Definitely talk to someone (counsellor, dr, etc..) it really helps. Lots of support and we're always here. Good luck!

Main Leafs Hockey Talk / Re: A season to remember....
« on: April 24, 2017, 09:10:37 AM »
It was a blast that's for sure. Loved being a Leafs fan again and enjoyed the whole season. Can't wait for next year!

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