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  • Jenny, dude. FABULOUS post.

    Mr Ladys last blog post..Handled Delicately

    January 16, 2009
  • Love this! Haven’t plucked my chin hairs in weeks.

    Scout’s Honors last blog post..Boil That Hippo

    January 16, 2009
  • Eve

    I’ve known for a very long time that discovering other’s deficiencies made me feel better about my own. Now I know why – the “ministry of mediocrity.”

    Eves last blog post..GRRRRRRRR!!!!!

    January 16, 2009
  • OK. I’m SO going to do it, but no screaming and calling security! You asked for it.

    Anissa@hope4peytons last blog post..Should I cut her ear off NOW?

    January 16, 2009
  • I shave my legs, literally, about 4 times a year. You’re cool. And one of my best friends, another single mom to another crazy dramatic f/time effort kiddo who clashes horribly mine when they’re not loving each other? We trade off on who washes whose dishes. Every Single Playdate.

    Zoeyjanes last blog post..On Being Too Naked

    January 16, 2009
  • Awesome post! My floor will look just like that in 24 hours!

    January 16, 2009
  • Khryste

    Thank you. For this.

    January 16, 2009
  • I appreciate that someone else says they don’t have a perfect house. Recently, I commented to someone that my kids made some elaborate Brio layouts in my old house. I have not a single picture of these works of engineering. Why? Because I focused more on the fact that the house was messy than in recording the moment they were being kids.

    January 16, 2009
  • Vic

    I love it! makes me feel better that now it’s winter my legs probably resemble big foot’s. At least I can take comfort in the fact that the face is held together (until lunchtime at least).

    January 16, 2009
  • Dammit, I knew I should have gone to Blissdom instead of Aruba that week…I could have avoided the whole shaving thing!

    Great guest post :)

    Ashlie- MommyCosms last blog post..Haiku Friday: Pictures of mommy

    January 16, 2009
  • I love it! I now know I’m not the only gorilla out there. Thanks!

    January 16, 2009
  • [...] her a couple of weeks ago, and it’s posted today. So for some classic old-time-Jenny-fun, go check it out! Then, you will understand why I’m letting Sophie tear up packing peanuts all over my floor [...]

    January 16, 2009
  • I have hairy legs AND shredded cheese on my floor! And I’m so much more comfortable around friends who live in – and accept – the same level of real-ness.

    However, all that being said, I would just die (DIE!) if I had to let someone touch my hairy leg. Please, please tell me that won’t be happening at Blissdom!

    Photoqueens last blog post..It is I, princess: Carlos the Dwarf.

    January 16, 2009
  • I can show you many imperfections, but I’m totally plucking and waxing before I come.

    I’ll show you some stretch marks, if you like. LOL

    January 16, 2009
  • I love this post because I was feeling down on myself this morning. I haven’t had the greatest week with my weight loss experiment, and I really want to see immediate results. Thanks for reminding me that it’s all good, we don’t have to be perfect. :) Peace.

    dirts last blog post..Things I Love Thursday – Jan. 15, 2009

    January 16, 2009
  • How nice of you to rat me out on SOMEONE ELSE’S BLOG!!! I just want to say for the record that today my legs, pits and chin are hair free. But I do have some gas. Just so you weren’t feeling bad about all my perfection :)

    The Diaper Diariess last blog post..Frugal Friday- Turbo Tax

    January 16, 2009
  • I hear you Jenny! I really do. You’d think after all these years I’d be OK with my vast imperfections but it gives me hives to think of someone (other than my family) seeing a dirty floor or feeling my unshaven legs. There’s an embarrassment deep within me that just can’t seem to get over. But admissions like these do help me know that I’m “not the only one”.

    Just please don’t ask to use my bathroom! Eeek!

    Malias last blog post..I Am Blissfully Domestic

    January 16, 2009
  • Jenny, I love you.
    Perfect post.

    January 16, 2009
  • Oh so true! I do shave my pits every Friday (that’s today!) but my legs get done every month or so…or longer. Whatever! And I’m the first to admit that I’m a sucky housekeeper.

    Jen @ Mommay’s Mayhems last blog post..Bedtime is my nightmare!

    January 16, 2009
  • I don’t know what you speak of.

    Dirty house? Pshaw.
    Unshaved legs? Pshaw.
    Ponytail? Puh. Shaw.

    And now you caught me in my lies. You speaka da truth in my life.

    awholelotofnothings last blog post..Somebody’s Got a Case of the Mondays

    January 16, 2009
  • Kumiko

    How great is this!?! and how true it is.
    For some reason, I feel like I can go home and justify the 3 day old food on the floor.

    Kumikos last blog post..racial profiling… not just for cops anymore?

    January 16, 2009
  • My floor looks like that. Only the carpet is a bit more stained. And crunchy.

    And my leg is not only HAIRY it is dry and ashy due to the freaking frigid weather.

    I sound incredibly hot, don’t I?

    traceys last blog post..Some numbers to mull over…

    January 16, 2009
  • jessie

    Dont ever detest your mediocrity. As long as there is no mold or poo, it’s all good. You take care of it when you can.

    jessies last blog post..The Kindness Of Minions

    January 16, 2009
  • I will show you all my imperfections, but I was seriously gonna shave before I came because my kids just said my legs were “hairy like daddy’s” so, I didn’t want any women to think I was a dude dressed like a chic! But, it is a good point Jenny, girl!

    Andrea @ Mommy Snacks.nets last blog post..Soul Snack: Death of a Plant

    January 16, 2009
  • Am I the only one that is really really glad I didn’t attend that mommy-blog-conference? EWWWW. I don’t want anyone touching my leg. And I don’t wanna touch theirs either. That is the creepiest thing I have ever heard a conference speaker suggest. I mean I get the friggin point and all. “We are all flawed”…blah, blah, blah…and “none of us are perfect”….blah, blah,blah….but TOUCH MY CALF? EWWW.

    And BTW my floor has 3 day old cheese on it. But my legs? I shave them every friggin day, even if some stranger is not gonna touch them.

    EWWWWWW.

    The Glamorous Lifes last blog post..Are you an OC Blogger?

    January 16, 2009
  • momranoutscreaming

    Now this is what mom blogs are all about. I wish I had known about them when I had my first and really felt (aka smelled) like crap
    Kellie

    momranoutscreamings last blog post..When I Get That Feelin’

    January 16, 2009
  • Yes, this was a FABULOUS post! Thanks for the gentle reminder.

    I always tell people we have cheese on our floor but they never believe me ; )

    Merediths last blog post..5 free ways to relieve winter blahs

    January 16, 2009
  • Absolutely love this post! :)

    January 17, 2009
  • Hairy legs uh check
    cheese and cheerios check
    friends who could give a rats ass double check
    only way to stay sane

    January 17, 2009
  • Ha ha ha! I love it! I’ll let you (Jenny OR Lotus) rub on my hairy legs anytime!

    January 18, 2009
  • I’ll see you in Chicago this summer, and I’ll grow out my chin hairs just for you :)

    January 18, 2009

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