WHOOMP HERE IT IS!

I’ve just surpassed the 2k follower mark (wow what who even are you people this is ridiculous) and I’ve decided to do a BEAUTY GIVE-AWAY to celebrate!

The winner of the give-away will receive a bundle of various beauty products (total retail valued at over $200) that includes the following:

  • Garnier Fructis Style Curl Shaping Spray
  • Pure Silk Raspberry Shaving Cream
  • Urban Decay Marshmallow Lickable Sparkling Body Dust (RARE)
  • NYX Dewy Finish Makeup Setting Spray
  • CoverGirl TruMagic Skin Perfecter Mattifier 
  • LUSH Imogen Rose Perfume (Full Bottle Size - A $70 Retail Value by Itself!)
  • LUSH Santa’s Lip Scrub (LIMITED EDITION)
  • LUSH Mangnificent Soap
  • LUSH Neon Love Soap (LIMITED EDITION)
  • LUSH Godiva Shampoo Bar + Tin
  • LUSH The Mum Tulip Reuseable Bubble Bar (LIMITED EDITION)
  • LUSH Madame Butterfly Reuseable Bubble Bar
  • LUSH Breath of God Perfume Solid Stick
  • LUSH GeoPhyzz Bath Bomb (My favorite - AND it’s RARE/discontinued!)

Plus, once the winner is selected, they will also be able to select a LUSH Bath Bomb and LUSH Bubble Bar of their choice to be included in their prize!

So, here are the rules:

  1. Likes and reblogs count as entries. You can reblog as many times as you want.
  2. To that end, no give-away blogs, please. Don’t be a jerk, play the game for real! If I notice a give-away blog flooding the entries, you WILL be put on the blacklist and will cause yourself to be ineligible to win. 
  3. You need to be FOLLOWING THIS BLOG, or my Mass Effect blog to be eligible to win. A follow does not count as an entry. 
  4. Let it be known that if you follow for the give-away and then unfollow, you’re not punk and I hope you don’t see any dogs this week.
  5. The give-away will end August 1st, 2014 at 12:00 Midnight C.S.T. To be clear: the second it changes from July to August, the give-away is CLOSED.
  6. I will ship anywhere! 
  7. The winner will be chosen using a random generator. 
  8. No, I will not check out your blog. No, I will not follow you back. No, I’m not going to play favorites. It’s gonna be totally random so don’t ask. 
  9. You can find the list of bath bombs and bubble bars that are eligible to be chosen as your personalized products right here and here.
  10. THE LAST RULE OF THE MADEHIMSAYCOMFYCHAIRS’ 2,000+ FOLLOWERS BEAUTY GIVE-AWAY IS HAVE FUN AND BE URSELF UR BEAUTIFUL. 
xanush:

tr-ibal:

I will keep this photo posted for 1 week.
Every time someone Reblogs this photo I will donate 10 cent to charity: water
After the money is donated I will post proof of donation.
Show you care & Reblog.
always

If you don’t reblog this at least once you’re a joke.

xanush:

tr-ibal:

I will keep this photo posted for 1 week.

Every time someone Reblogs this photo I will donate 10 cent to charity: water

After the money is donated I will post proof of donation.

Show you care & Reblog.

always

If you don’t reblog this at least once you’re a joke.

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spacethefinalfuck:

cestpapillon:

krampuslips:

foxes are the most important animals on earth

im going to keep reblogging this until it isn’t cute anymore

Did you know that these foxes are actually listening for the minute sounds of rodents scurrying under the snow, and he’s pinpointed exactly where it is, and is now is diving down to grab his breakfast. 

spacethefinalfuck:

cestpapillon:

krampuslips:

foxes are the most important animals on earth

im going to keep reblogging this until it isn’t cute anymore

Did you know that these foxes are actually listening for the minute sounds of rodents scurrying under the snow, and he’s pinpointed exactly where it is, and is now is diving down to grab his breakfast. 

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My Parents are Dead and My Sister is Disabled

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therealbarbielifts:

eisforedna:

On May 28th, my sister, Edna, turned 31.

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Her mental age is about three years old. She loves Winnie the Pooh, Beauty & the Beast, and Sesame Street. Even though the below picture is unconvincing. 

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Edna and “Cookie.” I think she was trying to play it cool. 

My name is Jeanie. I’m Edna’s younger sister. I’m also her guardian and caregiver. 

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That’s me on the left. (Hey, you never know. After a year of writing a blog about online dating - Jeanie Does the Internet - I’ve come to learn that there are A LOT of fools on the internet.) 

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ANYWAY, I’m not “doing the internet” anymore. I’m taking care of Edna full-time, after completing my MFA in Writing for Screen & Television at USC.

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May 16, 2014. I wanted a picture. Edna wanted breakfast.

In case you’re wondering where our parents are, they’re dead. Our mom died of breast cancer when she was just 33. 

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Us with mom before she died. (Obviously.)

As for our dad, he peaced-out around the time my mom got sick. His loss - we’re awesome. 

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Here we are being awesome at the beach. Pushing a wheelchair in the sand? Not so awesome. 

In case you’re wondering “What’s wrong?” with my sister - as a stranger once asked me on the street  -  NOTHING. Yes, Edna has a rare form of epilepsy - Lennox-Gastaut syndrome - but I don’t know if that’s anymore “wrong” than people who don’t have manners. 

Basically, Edna was born “normal,” and started having seizures as a baby. They eventually got so bad that they cut off the oxygen to her brain, causing her to be mentally disabled. Or impaired. Or intellectually disabled. Or whatever you want to call it - except “retarded,” because in 2010, President Obama signed Rosa’s Law into effect, replacing that word with “intellectually impaired.” 

Which is cool and all, but services for the disabled and the people who care for them are SEVERELY LACKING. Also, there’s a bunch of people working in taxpayer-funded positions who are supposed to help families like us, but don’t. (Big surprise, I know.) They just fill out paperwork (whenever they feel like it) with asinine statements like this: 

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YUP. I transport my sister down the stairs in her wheelchair, because that is not only safe, but TOTALLY PRACTICAL. Why doesn’t everyone in a wheelchair just take the stairs, for God’s sake? Stop being so lazy, PEOPLE WITHOUT WORKING LEGS! 

But, as it says above, Edna’s legs do work. Whether or not she wants them to, is another story. 

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Edna refusing to go inside. 

These are the stairs that I have to carry her up - by myself - on a daily basis. That is, until one of my legs break and both of us are just sitting at the bottom of the stairs, helpless. 

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For six months, I have begged - BEGGED - the State of California to help my sister, which they are required by law - The Lanterman Act specifically - to do so. But they’ve told me “these things take time” and that I “need to amend my expectations.” (That was said to me when I refused to place Edna at AN ALL-MALE CARE FACILITY. Because yes, that was an “option” that was offered to me.) 

Prior to Edna moving in with me in my one-bedroom apartment, she was living with her amazing caregiver, Gaby, back in Tucson, where we went to high school and I did my undergrad. Edna’s reppin’ the Wildcats below. 

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But back in November, Gaby also died from breast cancer. (FUCK YOU, BREAST CANCER!) This picture was taken a month before she died. She never even told me she was sick because she didn’t want me to worry. 

By the way, we were raised by our grandma. Edna and her were very close.

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She’s dead, too. Surprise.

She died when I was 20 and Edna was 21. That’s when I became Edna’s legal guardian and Gaby stepped into the picture to help me out with Edna. 

So, six months ago, after Gaby died, I moved Edna to California, where I tried to get the folks over at The Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center to help me. I’ve told them I’m worried about our safety - that one of us could get hurt on the stairs -  I’ve told them I can’t afford to pay the private babysitters $15/hour because the ones social services sent me who make $9/hour were unreliable (they didn’t show up on time or at all so I could get to school and work), untrustworthy (one of them let Edna go to the bathroom in the kitchen and then took her into the bathroom because “that what I thought I was supposed to do.”) 

But the people over at the FLRC don’t return my calls, they don’t file the paperwork on time - and the first caseworker that was assigned to us actually LAUGHED AT my sister when he came to our home to evaluate her. When I reported him to his supervisor, she told me, “That’s just [insert name of said jackass].” 

He was one of the two caseworkers that contributed to the report I mentioned above, which also included this: 

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So let me get this straight - I have to feed, bathe, dress and help Edna in the bathroom and you can’t deduce whether or not she is able to vote? What in the fuck?!

Now I realize I seem angry. And you can bet your balls I am. I’m also sad. Sad for those who don’t have family to stick up from them and who waste away God knows where, monitored by no one. Or monitored by people who physically and sexually assault them

I’m also sad for the caregivers who are SO EXHAUSTED - trying to take care of their loved ones - while also trying to take care of themselves and battling a system that is supposed to help, but does nothing of the sort. And I know a lot of people give up. They let their dreams, their marriages, their friendships slide. All while trying not to resent the very person you’re doing it all for.

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Edna wanted to sit next to me the other day while I was writing. Clearly, she’s not impressed. 

Here’s the thing: I REFUSE TO GIVE UP. I’M NOT GIVING UP ON HER OR MYSELF. I’m going to pursue my dreams while taking care of her, AND while ensuring that the people paid to do their jobs ACTUALLY do them.

That’s where you come in. I need you to help me get my story out there. Because I know I’m not alone in this. I want to connect with families who are in similar situations and also show people who have no idea what it’s like to care for someone with a disability (or even a loved one who is sick) that it can be rewarding. Super fucking hard. Exhausting. Painful. Isolating. But, rewarding. 

I’m going to get help for my sister - and others. My hope is that by sharing our story, I can bring awareness to the lack of services and help for the disabled. 

Thank you, 

Jeanie 

Facebook:  facebook.com/eisforedna

Twitter: @EisforEdna 

This made me cry

SIGNAL BOOST

STOP SCROLLING. THIS PERSON ISN’T ASKING FOR MONEY AND THIS POST WON’T MAKE YOU SAD.

This is a really uplifting and inspirational story of a family sticking by each other and making things work despite a whole lot of shit

They just want to find other people in the same position they are, for a sense of community and to feel like they aren’t alone.

I know out of all of you, some of you have followers who are living with and taking care of intellectually or emotionally disabled family members, and this lovely and unbreakable pair of sisters need to find them.

SIGNAL BOOOOOOOOOST

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books-and-cookies:

frostythesnow-blogger:


Harry Potter in 99 Seconds.

ALWAYS REBLOG

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THIS WILL ALWAYS BE MY FAVORITE THING

HOW DID I NOT SEE THIS BEFORE?

meanplastic:

WATCH THIS
WATCH THIS
WATCH THIS
WATCH THIS
WATCH THIS
WATCH THIS
WATCH THIS

kitty-glitterrr:

nooneslife:

mad-man-with-a-scarf:

shavingryansprivates:

this is my favorite video of all time bar none

I cannot stop laughing. 

I’m cry

Oh. My. God.

uberconfusedfallenangel:


firstbeanstalk:

jaredsmonologue:

crystaltokyogorepolice:

teenagemutantnegroturtle:

ask-aphsiberia:

mr-pond-parties-in-the-impala:

cosbyykidd:

It’s worked for white people, I figured I might as well give it a shot.

GET THIS GUY TO DISNEY WORLD DAMN IT

I want you to go man!

if this was a white girl this would have had the notes 3 weeks ago

People are sending him racist messages telling him it’s not gonna happen and he doesn’t belong in Disney World over this post. So we’re gonna reblog it even more.

SIGNAL BOOST 

I WILL REBLOG THIS EVERY TIME IT SHOWS UP ON MY DASH.

soon, friend. soon

uberconfusedfallenangel:

firstbeanstalk:

jaredsmonologue:

crystaltokyogorepolice:

teenagemutantnegroturtle:

ask-aphsiberia:

mr-pond-parties-in-the-impala:

cosbyykidd:

It’s worked for white people, I figured I might as well give it a shot.

GET THIS GUY TO DISNEY WORLD DAMN IT

I want you to go man!

if this was a white girl this would have had the notes 3 weeks ago

People are sending him racist messages telling him it’s not gonna happen and he doesn’t belong in Disney World over this post. So we’re gonna reblog it even more.

SIGNAL BOOST 

I WILL REBLOG THIS EVERY TIME IT SHOWS UP ON MY DASH.

soon, friend. soon

cacteaei:

lntelligent:

sometimes people are like sunshine and sometimes people are like rainclouds but thats ok because both are important to make the flowers grow

i love you

swaggitystrider:

just press play

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