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02 Feb, 2009

Please finish this sentence:

Posted by andrea tomkins in: Please finish this sentence

I need…

22 Responses to "Please finish this sentence:"

1 | Karen at Virtually There

February 2nd, 2009 at 7:10 am


some Tiger Balm after a XC ski last night that has left me remembering muscles I forgot I had.

2 | J.

February 2nd, 2009 at 7:43 am


I need nothing.. I want everything.

3 | lacoop

February 2nd, 2009 at 8:03 am


something to clean the wax out of my kid’s ears. They can’t seem to hear me as much as they get older…

4 | Jennifer

February 2nd, 2009 at 8:22 am


8 hours of uninterrupted sleep.

5 | Mary Lynn

February 2nd, 2009 at 8:28 am


a vacation. Luckily, at the end of this week I get one!

6 | andrea

February 2nd, 2009 at 8:39 am


… to sink my brain into a creative project that pays good money. :)

7 | smothermother

February 2nd, 2009 at 8:46 am


money. When we are finally on two regular salaries, I am going to feel so flush!

8 | Karen

February 2nd, 2009 at 8:56 am


…a job.
See, Hubby lost his three weeks ago, which means, no money, and since this sty-at-home-Mom thing doesn’t pay as much(money) as we need, I need to get a job-oh, he does too, but is being a student for now….oh, I feel a panic attack coming…..

9 | Marla

February 2nd, 2009 at 9:44 am


not much. I want a few things. I should do more.

10 | ImogenSky

February 2nd, 2009 at 10:25 am


I need one night of uninterrupted sleep…other than that I want alot of things. Like an oatmeal cookie with a latte :)

11 | Gwen

February 2nd, 2009 at 10:44 am


I haven’t had a full nights sleep in about 5 years, so one of those would be nice…oh and a good cupcake thrown in there would make me one happy mommy :)

12 | Nicol

February 2nd, 2009 at 10:54 am


to get over this cold. I can’t seem to beat it.

13 | TaderDoodles

February 2nd, 2009 at 12:16 pm


to know what that sound is coming from my relatively new microwave…. (kids, put your helmets on!)

14 | mrsgryphon

February 2nd, 2009 at 1:21 pm


to figure out a way to make more time for the things that make me ME among the work and the child-raising and being a wife.

15 | Ginger

February 2nd, 2009 at 2:02 pm


patience…we are having a VERY cranky day. It is hard when both boys are cranky and needy.

16 | ian

February 2nd, 2009 at 3:29 pm


Short of a bailout for my industry – I suppose it will be a new job that I’ll be needing before long…

17 | Soire

February 2nd, 2009 at 4:28 pm


Sleep, chapstick, and a laundry folding machine.

18 | LO

February 2nd, 2009 at 7:20 pm


I need purpose:)

20 | carrie

February 3rd, 2009 at 2:51 pm


…sunshine and dirt and plants. I need to be in my garden. This winter is getting me down, and I need dirt therapy.

21 | vanessa

February 4th, 2009 at 11:31 am


5 more points to beat pittsburgh
[arizona ]

22 | vanessa

February 4th, 2009 at 11:31 am


5 more points to beat pittsburgh
[arizona ]

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