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gabi bendel
south florida
Interests: self discovery & laughter
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have you ever heard of herbalife? i hadn’t until this afternoon and what a life changing afternoon i had because of it … a few days ago, the manager of my gym tells me that a new, health food place opened next door – he says they have awesome shakes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2016 at hug me like you luv me
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gabonce vs beyonce (i understand that the difference is so slight, you might not be able to distinguish who is who - this is basically like one of those tricky spot the difference in the picture games ... i'm in the top photo, bey in the bottom photo) Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2016 at hug me like you luv me
throwback from 2013, but it's truth speaks to me particularly strongly today Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2015 at hug me like you luv me
panera bread has consumed my thoughts for the better part of this summer. in a funny mix of a whim and purposeful distraction, at the beginning of this summer, i signed up for a 5 week comedy 101 course at the ft. lauderdale improv. the entire experience was phenomenal. my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2015 at hug me like you luv me
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i know most are for same-sex marriage, but i see very clearly how it's going to harm different-sex marriage ... tedd says that i keep picking fights with him today for no reason and i'm sure (subconsciously) this is the direct result of me living in a country where i... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2015 at hug me like you luv me
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currently, a child of mine is grounded for one week. i'm not going to name names because that’s irrelevant, but what i am about to explain is true for the aforementioned child, as it was true for me many moons ago and as it is universally true for all grounded... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at hug me like you luv me
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gabonce vs beyonce (i understand that the difference is so slight, you might not be able to distinguish who is who - this is basically like one of those tricky spot the difference in the picture games ... i'm in the top photo, bey in the bottom photo) Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2015 at hug me like you luv me
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i just got out of hot yoga and am feeling fine, sexy and confidant … so much so, that i stop at target even though i’m a sweaty mess, wearing teeny tiny shorts that i would never be caught in public wearing (besides the dimly lit yoga studio), but i’m... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2015 at hug me like you luv me
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america's #1 killer: self absorption irony is posting this on a blog that i pay $9.99 a month for and only write about myself Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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yesterday was tedd's 34th birthday. as he gently snores next to me, i can say wholeheartedly, he's a good man. with summer right around the corner, i'm hoping to be able to write more about tedd. about us, about our relationship. it's a relationship like any other and can't be... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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in honor of mother's day this upcoming sunday ... from 2010, when my manning was 2 ... for the past 3 months, i've been so frustrated ... whenever manning and i are in a parking lot, he points at every car and says "orange" and i'm like, "no, that car... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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one of the unfair mysteries of the world, why does ernie have no eyebrows and bert a unibrow? isn't sesame street supposed to be all about sharing? if only bert would share some his brow with ernie, then they both could have two equal eyebrows (now, i know that would... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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tonight at dinner, my four-year-old said, "fuck". he said, "when i grow up, i'm going to live on a farm and if vultures come get my animals, i'm going to say, get away you fucking vultures!" stunned silence and hushed giggles hung over the dinner table. after a minute, i... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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report cards were issued last week, which means lots of water cooler chat about whose kids made honor roll. and, a handful of parents that swiftly avoided the water cooler for a few days because ... you know ... their kids didn't. *gasp* smart move. one that would work IF... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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you know when you were little and played house with your friends, and you were all into it, then someone would abruptly shout, "time out!", explain the rules, then you would go back to playing house?? okay, so this is my real quick, time out! i want to write. i... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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it's so important to find balance in life, everything in moderation. here is a picture that perfectly illustrates my balance. healthy, motivational reading while eating mcdonald's. ying & yang. at least i'm trying. (it is a mighty kid's meal) never give up. my baby has been sick a little over... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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the only thing i've been sure of with this blog is that i want to keep it light & funny. a place for an extra smile at the end of a long day. but, after only four posts, real life can make light & funny take a backseat. i thought... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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for the love of god, someone follow me. in 1986, i was 8-years-old and lived in redondo beach, california. one saturday afternoon, my parents, their good friend, tom doyle, who was like an uncle to me, my baby brother and my california-girl-towheaded best friend, kristi were strolling the streets of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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you know when you have a conversation with someone and then hours (or in this case, days) later you think of a really great point to add to that conversation ... well that's what this post is to my last post. in preparation for this blog, i have done my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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i'm hesitant about starting this blog. it's so predictable. but, i'm also hesitant about buying a new pair of shoes. what will these shoes say about me? i shouldn't spend the money. when am i ever really going to wear these?! i'm also hesitant about going to the gym or... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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starting a blog on new year's is the internet equivalent to joining the gym on new year's : ) Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2013 at hug me like you luv me
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