#Workshop - July 27th @ 7pm: "Finding your fit".

Wondermom Wondermom
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Originally posted by El-Jaro
well, i've been in front of the computer for the better part of 12 hrs. I need to get afk for the night.

G'night all! Thanks for coming out!

Does anyone have any topic suggestions for next time?
night JR, thank you for hosting these workshops. They are so helpful
07/27/2011
loveshimandhelovesme loveshimandhelovesme
Sorry I am a little late on the upkeep. I was wondering about selecting a mentor and classes. What does that mean? I know this has probably been answered but the words are starting to run together. I just got out of class.
07/27/2011
Ivy Wilde Ivy Wilde
So how does Eden feel about reviewers with disabilities? I know I don't have a standard disability, but I am disabled. I don't think it will affect my work here all that much, except for when my anxiety and depression are being especially difficult. And because I don't have to follow any kind of daily schedule, my sleep disorder shouldn't be a problem.

But I was just wondering what will happen when the monsters on my back do act up as they inevitably will?
07/27/2011
P'Gell P'Gell
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Originally posted by Wondermom
I think my rubber smell love comes from being a kid and having those rubber hot water bottles to keep warm or for stomach cramps. I loved to sniff them
Ah, kid memories. (I'm sorry, you said rubber, not gasoline, I'm losing track) I used to mix up the smell of gasoline and BB Bats banana taffy, because my friends and I got tar all over ourselves and our suits in Lake Michigan as kids and their father had to wash us with gas (it was a long time ago, when people did thigns like that, wash kids in gasoline) and he gave us B B Bats to keep us from crying.

OT huh?
07/27/2011
P'Gell P'Gell
Quote:
Originally posted by El-Jaro
well, i've been in front of the computer for the better part of 12 hrs. I need to get afk for the night.

G'night all! Thanks for coming out!

Does anyone have any topic suggestions for next time?
Good night, JR.

I can't think of a topic right now, but I might if I think about it.
07/27/2011
Kindred Kindred
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Originally posted by loveshimandhelovesme
Sorry I am a little late on the upkeep. I was wondering about selecting a mentor and classes. What does that mean? I know this has probably been answered but the words are starting to run together. I just got out of class.
Here's a really good thread about the mentor program: link
07/27/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
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Originally posted by Ivy Wilde
So how does Eden feel about reviewers with disabilities? I know I don't have a standard disability, but I am disabled. I don't think it will affect my work here all that much, except for when my anxiety and depression are being especially ... More
many of us have disabilitys or medical problems of various sorts, you can decline any review offered if you need to, and if something happens that makes you not able to reach your deadline, you can contact JR about it. Like right now with the death in my family I won't be able to make the 3 week deadline for my latest review so I just told JR about it.
07/27/2011
sexyintexas sexyintexas
Quote:
Originally posted by El-Jaro
well, i've been in front of the computer for the better part of 12 hrs. I need to get afk for the night.

G'night all! Thanks for coming out!

Does anyone have any topic suggestions for next time?
Night JR, great meeting. I got a lot of info out of this
07/27/2011
Jul!a Jul!a
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Originally posted by loveshimandhelovesme
Sorry I am a little late on the upkeep. I was wondering about selecting a mentor and classes. What does that mean? I know this has probably been answered but the words are starting to run together. I just got out of class.
That means that you would pick a reviewer to help you with your reviews and everything else around the site that you might have questions with. You'd look at the list of available mentors and apply to one that looks like they'd mesh well with you and what you hope to accomplish.
07/27/2011
Ivy Wilde Ivy Wilde
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Originally posted by loveshimandhelovesme
Sorry I am a little late on the upkeep. I was wondering about selecting a mentor and classes. What does that mean? I know this has probably been answered but the words are starting to run together. I just got out of class.
Here's a basic introduction. link

I love my mentor and highly recommend finding one that's right for you.
07/27/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
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Originally posted by P'Gell
Ah, kid memories. (I'm sorry, you said rubber, not gasoline, I'm losing track) I used to mix up the smell of gasoline and BB Bats banana taffy, because my friends and I got tar all over ourselves and our suits in Lake Michigan as kids and ... More
I love gasoline and rubber lol, but theres no gasoline scented toys as far as I know.
07/27/2011
Kindred Kindred
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Originally posted by Ivy Wilde
So how does Eden feel about reviewers with disabilities? I know I don't have a standard disability, but I am disabled. I don't think it will affect my work here all that much, except for when my anxiety and depression are being especially ... More
If you are not able to turn in a review on time, simply email JR and let him know. EF is extremely understanding and accommodating.
07/27/2011
Jul!a Jul!a
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Originally posted by Wondermom
many of us have disabilitys or medical problems of various sorts, you can decline any review offered if you need to, and if something happens that makes you not able to reach your deadline, you can contact JR about it. Like right now with the death ... More
Pretty much this exactly. We're very understanding so if something comes up, let us know
07/27/2011
Ivy Wilde Ivy Wilde
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Originally posted by Wondermom
many of us have disabilitys or medical problems of various sorts, you can decline any review offered if you need to, and if something happens that makes you not able to reach your deadline, you can contact JR about it. Like right now with the death ... More
Ah. Thanks.
07/27/2011
P'Gell P'Gell
Quote:
Originally posted by Ivy Wilde
So how does Eden feel about reviewers with disabilities? I know I don't have a standard disability, but I am disabled. I don't think it will affect my work here all that much, except for when my anxiety and depression are being especially ... More
Hon, I just try to keep up and the reviewing actually sometimes keeps my mind off of chronic pain and fits of the "monsters" as you say. I know I have to finish certain reviews (when they are assigned) so it often keeps me going and has actually forced me to drag my ass out of bed!

I'd say take your time in the beginning. Stick with only the basic review program, until you get your sea legs and see how you weather a crisis. That's what I did. I didn't even apply for Advanced Reviewer until I had done 8 reviews and had been here 2 months. For one reason, I wanted to see how I would do, and I'm doing pretty well. It's a "do what you can when you can" program.
07/27/2011
sexyintexas sexyintexas
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Originally posted by Ivy Wilde
So how does Eden feel about reviewers with disabilities? I know I don't have a standard disability, but I am disabled. I don't think it will affect my work here all that much, except for when my anxiety and depression are being especially ... More
I think that if a task is getting the best of you, if you email someone they will give you a few days to get things right. Everyone has problems and they all get in our way sometimes.
07/27/2011
sexyintexas sexyintexas
Gotta run guys, have a good one!
07/27/2011
Ivy Wilde Ivy Wilde
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Originally posted by Jul!a
Pretty much this exactly. We're very understanding so if something comes up, let us know
Thanks Kindred and Sam. That's really good to know. I've had a lot of issues in my past with workplaces, classes and even social groups not being willing to put up with someone who has problems.
07/27/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
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Originally posted by sexyintexas
Gotta run guys, have a good one!
night sweety! your dad is in my thoughts still
07/27/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
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Originally posted by Ivy Wilde
Thanks Kindred and Sam. That's really good to know. I've had a lot of issues in my past with workplaces, classes and even social groups not being willing to put up with someone who has problems.
I have weeded most of those out of my life now, its just better for my own mental and physical health to not have that stress on top of everything else.
07/27/2011
Ivy Wilde Ivy Wilde
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Originally posted by P'Gell
Hon, I just try to keep up and the reviewing actually sometimes keeps my mind off of chronic pain and fits of the "monsters" as you say. I know I have to finish certain reviews (when they are assigned) so it often keeps me going and has ... More
Thanks! I really appreciate that. It's good advice. And I am trying to sort of take things slow. Though things have sort of sped up lately.
07/27/2011
Jul!a Jul!a
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Originally posted by sexyintexas
Gotta run guys, have a good one!
Have a good one yourself, your father is in my thoughts as well
07/27/2011
Jul!a Jul!a
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Originally posted by Ivy Wilde
Thanks Kindred and Sam. That's really good to know. I've had a lot of issues in my past with workplaces, classes and even social groups not being willing to put up with someone who has problems.
Glad to help
07/27/2011
Ivy Wilde Ivy Wilde
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Originally posted by sexyintexas
I think that if a task is getting the best of you, if you email someone they will give you a few days to get things right. Everyone has problems and they all get in our way sometimes.
Thanks Sexy and have a good night.
07/27/2011
P'Gell P'Gell
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Originally posted by Ivy Wilde
Thanks Kindred and Sam. That's really good to know. I've had a lot of issues in my past with workplaces, classes and even social groups not being willing to put up with someone who has problems.
Everybody has demons. The nice thing about Eden is the flexibility. I often write reviews really early in the morning, after My Man has left and the kids are sleeping. I now put them on Word, so I can stop if I need to. It's less stressful than writing them ON the site. BUT, the good thing about writing them on the site, proper, (like the Extended Review, which I still use sometimes) is that I am pretty much forced to finish it. I sometimes need to be challenged to keep on going. Its an incentive to me.
07/27/2011
P'Gell P'Gell
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Originally posted by sexyintexas
Gotta run guys, have a good one!
G'night, darlin' I'll be thinking about your dad, too.
07/27/2011
Wondermom Wondermom
I have only been here a few months, but I think of this place and people in it like a family now, there are a lot of great supportive people out there. The admins are always welcoming and will answer any question you have, and understanding when things come up or happen.
07/27/2011
Ivy Wilde Ivy Wilde
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Originally posted by Wondermom
I have weeded most of those out of my life now, its just better for my own mental and physical health to not have that stress on top of everything else.
Yeah, I gave up on having a job years ago. My therapist says I should apply for disability, but I absolutely refuse to be a leech on society. Fortunately, my husband is willing to support me financially. And I am now pretty much a hermit. I have a very small group of friends in real life, but they are all really good friends.
07/27/2011
loveshimandhelovesme loveshimandhelovesme
Thank you that was really good information.
07/27/2011
P'Gell P'Gell
I'm gonna go check on my little one. I'll talk to y'all later or tomorrow. The Old Man will be home soon, too.

Bye Bye, people.
07/27/2011
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