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  • decided to try pilates because I have a strong core from all the time I spend working on ice dance and I love yoga.
    I've done two "pilates for beginners" videos and lollllll it's not just abs. rip the rest of my body.

    but I low key love it and I'm a pilates girlie now <3

    LadyMysterio Pilates is brutal! But such a good workout!!
    Jun 17, 2024

    Carlito @LadyMysterio I don't know why I thought it'd be 90% abs, 10% other stuff. I really thought I could hang because of that. So when it was like 45% abs, 45% glutes (killer), 10% other stuff I realized lol no I cannot hang like I thought.
    but still a 10/10!

    Jun 17, 2024

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  • unhappy to report that just reading over all the scenes you like actually adds zero (0) words and the ending doesn't magically appear the more you read.

    EllieMae Awe T-T I was really hoping that would let me finish my novel xDD
    May 29, 2024

    Snoink ...this is my problem.
    May 30, 2024

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  • My main characters when looking at their love interest: I'm not going to fall in love with them!!!!

    Me: wanna bet??

    Quillfeather As soon as they say anything along the lines of o could never love them you know they are doomed for intense romance
    May 23, 2024

  • Today was my last day at my job of five years. (My choice. A good and necessary thing. But a bittersweet thing because when I started, it was a dream job. And now it’s not.) and I have lots of complicated feelings that will feed a whole book, so more on that later.

    May is my re-set month.

    So brb — heading for the mountains to recharge my brain and my soul <3

    BluesClues <333
    May 3, 2024

  • PrincessInk
    Apr 28, 2024

    hello!! <3 thanks for the congratulations and all that...how is the noveling going for you if you don't mind me asking?

    Carlito hey!! i'm still at it!
    I'm not currently querying anything, but I'm slowly working on preparing a book I call "bunny rom com" to query again. I'm chipping away at my camp nano goal, which is a first draft of a book I'm calling "roadtrip romance". about to hit 20k! lots of other ideas marinating at various stages of development too, so time will tell what I work on next :)
    how's your writing life going?

    Apr 28, 2024

    PrincessInk omg bunny romcom sounds so cute!! <3 can you tell me more about it (no pressure of course)? tbh the past several years i've barely written besides bits and pieces but i want to start writing again, i missed it sm
    May 1, 2024

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  • I recently acquired a nintendo switch because husband is a star where he works. What games should I get as a person that *lovesss* sims 4 with all her heart and hasn't played handheld games since the original DS but used to love mario kart and leveled games like mario or crash?? but i also love escapist games likes sims where it's easy to come and go.
    recommendations?? :)

    herbalhour animal crossing??
    stardew valley??

    Apr 10, 2024

    Soulkana omg stardew valley is my life and comfort <3<3
    Apr 11, 2024

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  • I promise you that if you’re ever in the path of totality of an eclipse, or you can travel to the path of totality, it is 1000% worth it. My city was in totality today and I got to see the whole thing from my backyard. It is truly a surreal, incredible experience. Like I won’t be anywhere near the next two that will come through the US, but I hope I can travel to see it again. It’s that cool.

    yoshi wow i only got to see partial

    i've never seen a totality before, I really want to go watch it next time we have one

    Apr 8, 2024

    atlast i was also in totality and it is something i'm going to think about for the rest of my life. like this felt life changing in some way that i can't explain lol
    Apr 8, 2024

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  • bananas

  • A wild bunny made a nest in our yard and there are definitely some little wiggling babies in there!!
    If you need me I’ll be protecting the mama and babies and nest with my life. Thank you.

    OrabellaAvenue *GASP* AWW!!! BUNNIES!!!

    How can I help??!

    Mar 31, 2024

    Hkumar omg <3
    Mar 31, 2024

  • okay I know I'm probably the only one here that follows elite figure skating if i'm wrong please introduce yourself <3 but I'm actually dead because this was the wildest world championships i've ever seen.

    The women's final last night was cRAZY. but then today the men said HOLD MY SKATES.

    So we had Adam (france) who was a podium favorite going in - bombed his short program yesterday and was in 19th place. oof. Skated a LIGHTS OUT PERFECT FREE SKATE TODAY. Did a backflip (and took a 2 point deduction for it because they're technically not allowed but he likes throwing one in sometimes and he was like eh not going to make the podium so y not).

    Adam was still in the lead until the FINAL THREE MEN. Shoma (japan, 2x world champion, 2x olympic medalist); Yuma (japan, olympic and world medalist); Ilia (usa, world medalist and self-appointed "quad god").

    Shoma makes several big errors and slips below Adam, meaning ADAM WENT FROM 19th to the podium. A record breaking placement jump lol. They showed his reaction backstage and he literally fell to the ground in shock as did all of us.

    Yuma (my fav) skated this close to perfect. Goes ahead of Adam.

    Ilia skated last. He's the first (and only) person in the world to ever land a quad Axel (4.5 revolutions in the air). It's crazy. It's not even hard for him anymore. This cyborg landed a record-breaking SIX quad jumps in his program. Quad axel + five others. (They do seven jump elements total, four in isolation and three in combination). One of his combos was literally the craziest combo I've ever seen. His score was absolutely insane. Won by 30 points.

    will actually never recover.

    Carlito wrote:Learned two new turns with my skating coach today!! (Choctaw/S step & rocker) Skating on freshly sharpened blades also just feels so divine 😍

    Now catch me on my couch all weekend watching the world figure skating championships!

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    Meshugenah GAH! I even saw it was on and managed to forget! I totally missed the women yesterday, so I'm off to scour for video.
    Mar 24, 2024

    Carlito @Meshugenah if you're in the states and have Peacock, that's probably the easiest way to watch the whole event. Otherwise, SkatingISU YouTube channel is what I use when I miss stuff. It's geoblocked so you'll need a vpn if you're in north america/europe.

    deanna & max are 100% worth the watch in pairs in addition to all the singles!!

    Mar 24, 2024

  • i know yws has been around a long time now but i'm unwell that it's been around *this* long.
    or that there are ywsers that were born the year i joined

    AilahEvelynMae wrote:New YWS challenge:

    (If you are young enough to do this) go find a poem on YWS that was posted the day you were born. This is your new fortune xD Here is mine!

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    deleted32 I was born the year Y.W.S was created, and it makes me feel old, thinking about the fact that Y.W.S has been around as long as I have.
    Mar 23, 2024

    Hannah Wowww. Stop it but also don't stop it. Imagine a poem of mine being a birthday poem for someone wowww
    Mar 23, 2024

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  • Learned two new turns with my skating coach today!! (Choctaw/S step & rocker) Skating on freshly sharpened blades also just feels so divine 😍

    Now catch me on my couch all weekend watching the world figure skating championships!

  • pssssttttttt calling all novelists!!!!

    i know we're counting down for NaPo....


    This is the gentle version of NaNoWriMo (when you write a 50k novel in november). With Camp NaNo, you can set whatever goal you want! 100 words a day? 50000 words for the month? anything goes!
    Write a novel, write short stories, write a script, write all of the above, whatever makes you happy! & i'm still waiting for a poet to come write a novel in VERSE please and thank u

    I'll be working on Roadtrip Romance!

    Get planning (or not. i'm a pantser too <3)! Make your mood boards! Build your playlists! And then come tell us about your project! I'd love to cheer you on <3

    (you can do NaPo and camp nano... but if you want to focus on NaPo, there's a second camp nano that runs in july!)

  • every time I look at the clock, another hour has gone by and I've just been blissfully reading through bunny rom com to make sure I like it and the edits are working.

    i very much like it and the edits definitely work

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
— Miles Kington