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NYC Subway Rider Helps Man On Bowling Green Station Train Tracks, Says Margaret Besheer

NYC Subway Rider Helps Man On Bowling Green Station Train Tracks, Says Margaret Besheer

Commented Dec 7, 2012 at 13:49:03 in New York

“ny post reported it first? sounds fishy, sorry.”

gsapples on Dec 8, 2012 at 07:03:21

lefty81 on Dec 7, 2012 at 15:55:49

“That's what I'm sayin.......”
Holly Lindley, Girl With Glycogen Storage Disease, Drinks 6 Pints Of Milk A Day

Holly Lindley, Girl With Glycogen Storage Disease, Drinks 6 Pints Of Milk A Day

Commented Nov 12, 2012 at 13:49:49 in Weird News

“there is nothing really weird about this at all. i work with this population of kids and this is the treatment. many of them are tube fed and take the same amount of "milk" (usually a tube feeding formula) overnight. if you look up most inborn errors of metabolism, the dietary treatment is unusual compared to a typical diet, but its just not newsworthy.”
MTA To Dock Pay For Workers Absent During Sandy Shutdown

MTA To Dock Pay For Workers Absent During Sandy Shutdown

Commented Nov 9, 2012 at 14:45:31 in New York

“when my power went out during the storm, i didn't have cell service, internet, or phone service.

also, my company called and told us not to come in the monday and tuesday of the storm. our building ended up not having power those 2 days. they're still making us use our vacation time for those 2 days.”

knishinnyc on Nov 9, 2012 at 18:42:44

“I feel your pain. Part time workers that more and more companies are using in lieu of full time workers get left out in the cold too. They don't even get vacation or anything. Other than the fat cats at the top such as the MTA Board, everyone else is SOTL.”

madchen515 on Nov 9, 2012 at 16:04:28

“That sucks. I remember during the blackout when we were told not to go to work that my company paid all the employees. I am sorry to hear that your company didn't. Bad policy.”

maxjive on Nov 9, 2012 at 15:42:00

“My job as well. Apparently that's very common.”

silverstreet on Nov 9, 2012 at 15:01:59

“It's not fair”
Kristen Stewart Fears Attack: Actress Worried Someone Will Murder Her With The Help Of Twitter

Kristen Stewart Fears Attack: Actress Worried Someone Will Murder Her With The Help Of Twitter

Commented Oct 15, 2012 at 13:26:15 in Celebrity

“i don't think anyone thought kristen stewart was "creative." and no one should go out in their underwear period. any she's really craaaazy if she thinks people are going to kill her.”
50 Comedians On 'Sesame Street' (VIDEO)

50 Comedians On 'Sesame Street' (VIDEO)

Commented Oct 9, 2012 at 16:33:34 in Comedy

“Decent list but you left out 2 of my favorites.

1) Will Arnett as Max the Magician
2) Jason Schwartzman as the host of Cast Iron Cooks”
Cow That Escaped Paterson Slaughterhouse Now In Animal Sanctuary (VIDEO)

Cow That Escaped Paterson Slaughterhouse Now In Animal Sanctuary (VIDEO)

Commented Apr 12, 2012 at 14:40:56 in New York

“how many people read this story or saw it on the news and said "awww, that's so sweet!" while eating their hamburgers? if this story at all made you smile and feel happy for the cow THEN STOP EATING MEAT!”
BLT Chips: Lay's Debuts New Flavor That Tastes Like A Sandwich

BLT Chips: Lay's Debuts New Flavor That Tastes Like A Sandwich

Commented Apr 10, 2012 at 13:23:39 in Home

“what's "Natural Bacon Type Flavor"? Is this something us vegetarians can enjoy? Bacon is one of the few things I miss...just can't be duplicated.”

Jane Bennett on Apr 10, 2012 at 18:29:01

“hmm....just the fact that it states "bacon type flavor" will steer me away....could be good tho....”

Becky McGarry on Apr 10, 2012 at 18:09:42

“that's the same question I was going to ask! If they are vegetarian, I'm definitely going to try them.

On another note, I find that Morningstar Farms 'bacon' tastes pretty authentic. I tried it out on a carnivore, and she liked it.”

xxgreyeyes on Apr 10, 2012 at 18:09:22

“I'm a vegetarian and I don't miss bacon. There are a lot of alternatives to the bacon flavor. I agree with InedaName, liquid smoke does give off the smell and taste of bacon. I refused to eat some vegetarian baked beans because the liquid smoke made it smelled like meat.”

InedaName on Apr 10, 2012 at 15:42:14

“The makers of Baconnaise also make Bacon Salt. It's vegetarian, kosher, and has no calories, fat, cholesterol, or carbs. There's also Liquid Smoke that gives foods a smoky flavor similar to bacon or ham.”

rocland99 on Apr 10, 2012 at 14:06:13

“The solution is simple; stop being a vegetarian”
What's Great About Grapefruit

What's Great About Grapefruit

Commented Feb 29, 2012 at 16:24:35 in Healthy Living

“grapefruit should not be eaten with anyone on a statin medications -- for cholesterol lowering”
huffingtonpost entry

Pippa Middleton Bravely Wears Leggings As Pants (PHOTOS)

Commented Nov 15, 2011 at 15:48:42 in Style

“come out to long island. every other girl dresses like this, including very young ones (completely inappropriate in my opinion). you may be covered up, but these reveal all too much.”
Let's Retire These Damaging Mainstream Nutrition Beliefs, Please

Let's Retire These Damaging Mainstream Nutrition Beliefs, Please

Commented Oct 4, 2013 at 11:31:34 in Healthy Living

“1) I agree.
2) Your definition of moderation is flawed. Of course, 3 cups of salad aren't the same as 3 cups of pudding. Are 3 cups of pudding moderation? As an RD, it's your job to teach what moderation is. A cup of pudding once a week is moderation and if you can't help your patient follow a diet that includes that, you're not doing a good job.
3) I'm a vegetarian. I agree.
4) OF COURSE you have to be realistic. If you set up unrealistic goals for your patient they will fail and that means, to some degree, you've failed as well. To some, getting the small size at a fast-food place is a challenge. This has to do with motivation and your analysis of where the person is. If someone comes to you who is NOT ready for huge changes, then you need to work with what they're doing. If they're having hot pockets for dinner and you get them to eat Lean Cuisine, that's a step. Once they can do that, you can steer them towards even healthier eating. You're really referring to a small subset of patients ready to make some big lifestyle changes. Microwaves and fast-food are the norm for many; they may not be able to make the grand changes you'd like them to make. Perhaps you're lucky enough to see very motivated people in your practice. I'm not. And yes, I'm an RD too with an MS in nutrition.”
11 Things Never to Say to Breastfeeding Moms

11 Things Never to Say to Breastfeeding Moms

Commented Mar 22, 2013 at 15:05:41 in Parents

“100% agree. You should hear some of the inappropriate comments and smug looks I've gotten when people hear I didn't breastfeed and won't be breastfeeding my next one. Judgment goes both ways. I could easily make a list twice as long of "Things Never to Say to a Non-Breastfeeding Mom."”
Long Island Expressway Cars Stuck As Hundreds Buried Under Massive Winter Snow

Long Island Expressway Cars Stuck As Hundreds Buried Under Massive Winter Snow

Commented Feb 9, 2013 at 12:54:34 in New York

“Stop acting all high and mighty everyone. I left my job at 1pm when it was only raining. I got home at 6:30pm and barely made it. I suppose I should have just gotten out of my car at 4pm because I was supposed to be off the road then. I "respected nature". I left with time to spare. But they started closing roads and I had to go around and around and ended up stuck for over 5 hours. You don't know what the roads and conditions were like unless you were out there. And you certainly don't know what other people's situations were. I took proper precautions and I'm sure lots of other people did as well and ended up in bad situations.”

gv007 on Feb 9, 2013 at 14:42:18

“READ all the above comments”
My Miscarriage: The Story I Will Keep Telling

My Miscarriage: The Story I Will Keep Telling

Commented Oct 17, 2012 at 14:15:33 in Parents

“I suffered a miscarriage in June and am now, happily, 14 weeks pregnant. I think it's important to talk about miscarriages and tell others "Yes, I had one too." For some reason, there is a stigma around them. I don't feel like I need to keep it a secret. It happened and I'm not embarrassed by it. I know it's nothing I did. I wonder if that's part of the stigma around miscarriages and why women don't share their stories more.

My story: I went in for my 8 week sono and it was measuring 6 weeks with a weak heartbeat. I was told to come back in a week for another sono. 3 days later I started bleeding and eventually had "contractions" the next day. It was a protracted process lasting almost 2 weeks including 2 doses of mistoprolol, consistent bleeding and testing positive for Hcg for weeks after. But 2 months later, I was pregnant again.

I'm not far enough away from my experience to be able to say how much I think about it; I suppose it's everpresent, especially considering my current "delicate condition." But when I was going through everything, a good friend, who had suffered 3 miscarriages between her 2 children, told me that if one of those pregnancies had gone to completion, then she wouldn't have the wonderful little boy she has today. That helped me during that time, that there was a baby I'm supposed to have. That one wasn't it.”

hp blogger Aidan Donnelley Rowley on Oct 18, 2012 at 09:48:22

“I am so sorry about your loss and excited for you that you are pregnant. I remember thinking that the only thing that would begin to help me heal would be to get pregnant again. I got pregnant very easily the first time and then it wasn't as easy following the miscarriage. Ultimately, it really didn't take a very long time to get pregnant with my first girl, but those intervening months felt like an eternity and it was literally all I could think about. And then, yes, once pregnant, I was extra anxious because of what I had been through. But in the end, I really think that it made me appreciate the days of that pregnancy and my subsequent pregnancies more and also adds to the true gratefulness I feel for my girls every day. And I do think it helps to think that if we didn't have the loss(es) we did, we wouldn't have the families we go on to have.

Thank you so much for adding your story here. It means a lot to me, and so many of us. Feel good!!”
Why I Gave Up On Anti-Perspirants And Now Wear Natural Deodorant

Why I Gave Up On Anti-Perspirants And Now Wear Natural Deodorant

Commented Jun 26, 2012 at 15:18:15 in Style

“I've tried so many out there and some are awful and I felt that they actually MADE me smell like B.O. The best I've found is Desert Essence Tea Tree. No scent and no odor and I don't even sweat as much with it but it's not an antiperspirant.”
10 Overrated Health Foods

10 Overrated Health Foods

Commented Apr 3, 2012 at 16:54:48 in Healthy Living

“agreed!! real meat couldn't be less appealing to me.”
Project Runway Winner Anya Ayoung-Chee on Finding Her Voice

Project Runway Winner Anya Ayoung-Chee on Finding Her Voice

Commented Oct 28, 2011 at 15:21:37 in Women

“WTF??? I have this show DVR'd!!! I specifically avoided the HuffPost entertainment section and other entertainment websites to AVOID having this spoiled for me!!!! HuffPost WHAT ARE YOU DOING? At least hold off on posting this until Monday. Was there something in this that was necessary to include RIGHT NOW? Can you please post SPOILER or change the title for the others out there who didn't have an hour and a half last night to watch it? Some people were watching this big sports event called the World Series. You have got to be kidding me.”

hp blogger Deborah Stambler on Oct 29, 2011 at 00:08:51

“Yeah. I have to agree. This is a news site. But I really am sorry to have spoiled it for you. I specifically stayed away from Twitter last night until the show was over. It's hard though. So were you a Cardinals fan?”

MercedesGabriella on Oct 28, 2011 at 19:26:06

“For heavens sake!! Should news be put on hold until it's convenient for you to hear what's going on on the world? This is a news site!”
My Strange Addiction To QVC

My Strange Addiction To QVC

Commented Oct 14, 2011 at 14:01:04 in Women

“qvc has the exact effect on me. i'm 31 and if i'm alone in my house at night, i leave qvc on to fall asleep to. i actually used to do this religiously until i got married and my husband could not sleep with the tv on at night. it's something about the voices or imagined familiarity that makes it comforting. it's nice to know someone else feels this way. i always thought it was just me!”
Would You Eat These Dishes With A Fork Or A Finger?

Would You Eat These Dishes With A Fork Or A Finger?

Commented Oct 11, 2011 at 13:58:00 in Home

“sushi is most definitely considered a finger food in Japan. i ALWAYS eat it with my fingers, no matter what looks i get in restaurants from other people. the sushi chefs never look at me funny.”

McDaniel on Oct 11, 2011 at 21:52:28

“If you're getting looks from people, perhaps you should consider the possibility that you are doing it wrong.”

Circe on Oct 11, 2011 at 15:34:20

“My Japanese boss taught me to eat it with chopsticks. I guess it's whatever you're comfortable with--- I stand corrected. :)”
Ashton Kutcher And Sara Leal's Reported Naked Hot Tub Party

Ashton Kutcher And Sara Leal's Reported Naked Hot Tub Party

Commented Oct 3, 2011 at 13:40:42 in Celebrity

“does anyone think it's weird that all this came out just as the rating for Two and a Half Men began to dip? any publicity is good publicity”

albr1968 on Oct 3, 2011 at 14:09:11

“I was thinking the same thing”
Jessica Callaway, Arizona Mother, Blew Marijuana Smoke In Her Baby's Mouth To Calm Her Down, Police Say

Jessica Callaway, Arizona Mother, Blew Marijuana Smoke In Her Baby's Mouth To Calm Her Down, Police Say

Commented Aug 31, 2011 at 14:47:23 in Weird News

“My heart most definitely does NOT go out to this girl. A 21-year-old knows the difference between right and wrong.”
John Slattery Defends January Jones From 10-Year Old TV Son

John Slattery Defends January Jones From 10-Year Old TV Son

Commented Aug 24, 2011 at 14:05:03 in Entertainment

“so she doesn't prepare at all is what he's saying? this is basically the same thing i read when they asked her if she did any research on the 1960s and women's roles and society, etc. before she started on "mad men" and she said no. she just seems kind of lazy.”
huffingtonpost entry

Virginia Earthquake MAP: Where The Quake Was Felt

Commented Aug 23, 2011 at 15:04:12 in Green

“Felt in New Hyde Park, NY (Long Island)”
huffingtonpost entry

Stokke Xplory Stroller Giveaway: $1049 Value!

Commented Aug 3, 2011 at 14:32:10 in Parents

“Do your best and realize that no parent is perfect and no child turns out that way.”
Cheesecake Factory Debuts 'SkinnyLicious' Menu

Cheesecake Factory Debuts 'SkinnyLicious' Menu

Commented Aug 2, 2011 at 14:10:08 in Home

“ugh. i hope this is a tongue-in-cheek article but if not...
1) obviously you're not going there for a healthy meal, but unless you're dining alone, it's possible others in your party will want to eat fatty options.
2) agree but then people will be upset about getting less. if they lower the prices though...
3) SkinnyLicious is a fine name, gets the point across.
4) It's unrealistic to say that if you want to lose weight, don't go out to eat. And honestly, some people really don't know what's healthy and what isn't. That's why calorie counts are on menus now. Some salads have the same amount of calories as a burger. Might as well have options that are under 500 calories.”
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