About Jill

Mother • Loving Wife • Kindle user • Adequate cook • Sporadic exerciser

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  • Jill shared from a Personal Document
    ‘We’ve been texting for weeks. Surely it’s rather like in Jane Austen’s day when they did letter-writing for months and months and then just, like, immediately got married?’ ‘Bridget. Sleeping with a twenty-nine-year-old off Twitter on the second date is not “rather like in Jane Austen’s day”.’
    Note: Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy ~ #halfwaydone
  • Jill shared from a Personal Document
    “My favorite study shows you can alleviate pain by cursing,” I say. He laughs. The study, which appeared in the journal NeuroReport, showed that volunteers could hold their hands in freezing water forty seconds longer if they uttered expletives—it’s possible the cursing activates the amygdala, a part of the brain associated with fight-or-flight response, which makes us less sensitive to pain.
    Note: See...when I toss out those F-bombs, I am actually self-soothing! #dropdeadhealthy #ajjacobs
  • Jill shared from a Personal Document
    “My favorite study shows you can alleviate pain by cursing,” I say. He laughs. The study, which appeared in the journal NeuroReport, showed that volunteers could hold their hands in freezing water forty seconds longer if they uttered expletives—it’s possible the cursing activates the amygdala, a part of the brain associated with fight-or-flight response, which makes us less sensitive to pain.
    Note: See...when I toss out those F-bombs, I am actually self-soothing! #dropdeadhealthy #ajjacobs
  • Jill shared from Dark Places: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
    Coffee goes great with sudden death.
    Note: I never thought about that.
  • Jill shared from a Personal Document
    And she just stared at me, so I explained, “You know . . . like Harry Potter’s?” Then she just looked at me like I shit on the floor, and I thought maybe it was because the sentence structure kind of implied I was referring to Harry Potter’s vagina, and so I clarified: “But not on my forehead like his was.” And she still didn’t respond, so I pointed down and said, “On my vagina.” Then she shook her head like she’d known all along that I wasn’t referring to Harry Potter’s vagina, and said, “Uh, we don’t really do that. In fact, we prefer for you to tear naturally,...
    Note: Ideas for Mandi's vagina - 2/2
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