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I just realized... - March 14th 2009, 06:01 AM

I haven't done it in like 2 months.
Urges suck, though.
I'm starting to think about it every time I have to shave my legs
   
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Re: I just realized... - March 14th 2009, 07:06 AM

Maybe ditch the razors and use another leg hair removal thing instead while the urges are there - like a cream, or an Intuition type product, with care?
   
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Re: I just realized... - March 14th 2009, 09:59 AM

Well done Shannon! Thats really good!

It's natural that you've got urges, if you didn't i'd be worried! Like Kathey said, try a different way of hair-removal if it's triggering you too much.

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Re: I just realized... - March 14th 2009, 11:54 AM

Wow, Shannon, two months is a huge accomplishment. You should totally be really proud of yourself; I am quite proud! I think it's amazing, so stay strong. By the way, I miss seeing you on LH, so we should have a little chatty about you reapplying for staff or something. [: We miss youuu.

Anyway, Hannah and Kathey have the right idea! Another method of shaving might not be a bad idea [just make sure you read the instructions and follow them closely--when I used to use those sorts of things, they would sketch me out a little bit].



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Re: I just realized... - March 14th 2009, 05:07 PM

Alternative hair-removal can be just as effective without putting you in the way of anything triggering; just be sure to research what method you're using cause if you've got sensitive skin, you want to be more careful picking out which brand you use (those creams can *burn* sometimes so then pick out a brand that advertises its safety for sensitive skin.)

Congrats on the two months, that's amazing!! I'm proud of you, as is everyone else on here. Keep it up, and take care of yourself! You're doing great.


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Re: I just realized... - March 14th 2009, 05:56 PM

well done on makin it that far distract urself
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Re: I just realized... - March 14th 2009, 07:06 PM

Two months is amazing! You're such a strong person for making it this far!
But urges are just that, urges. It doesn't mean you have to act on anything!
Like someone already suggested, a different hair removal method might be a good idea until you're sure you can control yourself around razors.

Think about how far you've come! You're doing so well. You can't give up now. I know it's hard but I'm positive you can keep going! Just focus on the good things in your life, no matter how small.

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Re: I just realized... - March 16th 2009, 01:45 AM

I used to use (I think it was called) Veet, but it did something weird to my skin...I'll look at some other brands, I guess.

Anyway, thanks guys! I'll be alright :]
   
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Re: I just realized... - March 16th 2009, 01:57 AM

two months. wow, that's amazing. tell me your secrets! xD






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