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Friday Weight Check - Week 24

Starting weight: 184.6 lbs

Start of pregnancy: 06-09-17

Due Date: 03-08-18

  • Week 6: 191.6 (doctor appt that confirmed pregnancy)
  • Week 7: 193.2
  • Week 8: 191.2…
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Robots will not (necessarily) replace us

You Will Lose Your Job to a Robot—And Sooner Than You Think, argues Kevin Drum in Mother Jones.

His argument is simple.  Historically, computing power doubles every couple of years.   411 more words

Economy

Fronting

When the gavel came down at the end of the disposition hearing, Asher was taken into permanent custody at the Juvenile Corrections Facility. This facility is rated as secure for levels 2-4 on a 1-5 scale. 829 more words

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Sexual abuse more common than I like to admit

I can’t get my mind around the number of prominent people who have been credibly accused of rape and sexual abuse, including rape and sexual abuse of minors.  428 more words

Abuse Of Power

Friday Weight Check - Week 22

Starting weight: 184.6 lbs

Start of pregnancy: 06-09-17

Due Date: 03-08-18

  • Week 6: 191.6 (doctor appt that confirmed pregnancy)
  • Week 7: 193.2
  • Week 8: 191.2…
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Secondary Victims

Joseph, Savannah, Ginny, Hope and I are considered secondary victims. I’m not a big fan of this term, even though I understand its purpose. Because we are not the ones directly abused by Asher, the state does not consider us primary victims for its determination of victim compensation benefits (CVCP). 893 more words

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Friday Weight Check - Week 21

Starting weight: 184.6 lbs

Start of pregnancy: 06-09-17

Due Date: 03-08-18

  • Week 6: 191.6 (doctor appt that confirmed pregnancy)
  • Week 7: 193.2
  • Week 8: 191.2…
  • 199 more words
The New Normal