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   Posted 5/25/2010 12:31 AM (GMT -6)   
What do you prefer...spontaneity or stability? These two choices are on opposite ends of the spectrum for most people. Do you enjoy doing things when you first think of them? Or are you more comfortable looking into something before you make a move?

I'm totally the stable one...not that I'm "stable"...lol but I need stability in my life. Surprises are awful for me. It shocks my system and that only causes me more problems. I've had too many of those in my life to enjoy the uncertainty of spontaneity. My family knows this and some feel I'm a bore because of it but oh well...they're not me! smilewinkgrin

So are you someone who prefers a most stable style or do you like the fun and thrill of doing things 'right now'?
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   Posted 5/25/2010 6:27 AM (GMT -6)   
I like both, but my husband is definitely the stable one in ALL things. He researches and dissects everything. Makes for a very secure life. But sometimes, I'd like to be that fly by the seat of your pants gal. LOL.

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   Posted 5/25/2010 9:35 AM (GMT -6)   
Stability. I don't do well with change. I used to be a lot more impulsive when I was younger, but then I changed. That's not to say that I don't have any impulsiveness left. I just prefer stability.


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   Posted 5/25/2010 11:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Unfortunately, stability is the name of the game here. There are times when I feel really really good and I'll suggest a walk or some "physical" activity, but for the most part, that's as spontaneous as it gets.
Conditions: Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain, Chronic Pelvic Pain (with permanent muscle damage), Femoralacetabular Impingement (CAM and Pincer), Reynauds, IBS, Surgical Adhesions, Ophthalmic Migraines, Severe Hot Flashes (both Surgical Menopause and medication related), plus physically unable to vomit due to the Nissen, and I have extremely tiny veins with a lot of scar tissue...a joy when it comes to having to give blood or get an IV started

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   Posted 5/25/2010 2:54 PM (GMT -6)   
I like both also. 
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