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Argh. Will be a bit absent.

July 17, 2008

My laptop has decided that connecting to the internet is not so important. Personally, I disagree, but so far cannot persuade the laptop to change his mind. In the mean time, I will be around, but much less so since the desktop is not as inconvenient. Between that and the vast amount of work I still have to do in the way of adding tags and etc to get us all moved in here properly, I am taking submissions offline for a few days until this is all straightened out. I have PLENTY of already-uploaded entries (read: I am way behind!) so I’ll keep posting as well. I just don’t want to get even more behind.

So until then, I’ll see you around, just less so!

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11 Responses to “Argh. Will be a bit absent.”

  1. tasha Says:
    July 17th, 2008 at 9:51 am

    I think you need someone else to help you with entries so you won’t be so backed up… :]

  2. Dee Ann Says:
    July 19th, 2008 at 3:54 pm

    I know this isn’t probably the place to ask this question…but I just came across this site, and I am having a problem with not being able to see the pictures. They are all in the little red square… How do I get them to open? As you can tell, I am not too computer literate. LOL

    Thanks !

  3. alli Says:
    August 11th, 2008 at 9:44 am

    when can I submit a photo of a couple of hardworking breasts? This is a wonderful site!

  4. Bonnie (SOAM) Says:
    August 11th, 2008 at 11:10 pm

    I will post a message when submissions are open again, Alli. :)

  5. J.D. Says:
    August 12th, 2008 at 9:18 am

    To Those That It May concern,

    First and Foremost:
    I have to say this site is an amazing place for those in need of a good old fashion bump in the confidence department, so to speak.

    Second and Just As Important:
    I have to say this site may have been the cure my girlfriends almost endless self hatred for her motherly body, which I can’t take my eyes off of.

    Third and Must Be Said:
    I am a 25 year old man, and a stay at home father.
    I have been regarded as many disgusting things for being such a man to raise a child.
    Things including a homosexual, a pedophile and even willingly destroying my daughter’s life!

    I am nevertheless a Father, A Husband, and a Man!

    The Start:
    When I look at my daughter (6 years old) I almost want to scream in joy. Every time she learns something new, when she fails only to rise above and try again, every time she looks at me and smiles and says how much she loves me, I want to burst into a fit of tears and joy!
    The amount of emotion is endless and fulfilling in all ways!

    But alas I must digress,
    As my point is not how happy I am.

    It is how horribly offended and upset I get every time I turn on the television,
    listen to the radio, read a magazine and all I can see is
    Try this to be that, and do this to have that and then I look to my left to see my daughter.

    Engrossed in these superficial, over zealous, insecure lies being unfiltered into my daughter’s conscious and unconscious memories. Only furthering the idea that she is not beautiful unless she nearly kills herself trying to achieve only what my Photoshop 07 can achieve and even barely then can it amount to what the industries out there spoon feed us as humans of the consumer community must have to amount to anything other then the ugly worthless shell of the person we once were when we were sexy and young.
    Both men and women!

    In this rant what I am trying to say is websites like this and others I have read and seen are a charity of self worth and the human spirit at its finest. Please keep up the good work. It hasn’t gone unseen.
    Have a good life and may it always be in your heart to see the truth
    and not the social programming we have all endured for far too long!
    So I end this with a few more words.

    Never Forget The Most Important Things,
    Your life, your love, your family
    and above all your sense of self worth.

    How Can you Love Your Family,
    If you Can’t Love Yourself!
    Know It! Have It! Live It! Love It!

    From the man and father I am
    To the people and readers you are
    J.D.
    MM & BB

  6. Dani Dumas Says:
    August 13th, 2008 at 7:13 pm

    Can I just say how empowering and beautiful this site is! I have some pics I’d love to upload to you, when you can!

  7. kasondra Says:
    August 18th, 2008 at 4:06 am

    i found this site after i had my son 2 years ago this friday….and it tool me a long time (16 months) to get up the courage to show the world my new body….but i have to tell you that i am so glad that i did. the comments received and the support from all the women truly is helpful on the journey to finding self confidence again in a body found somewhat less attractive by th world but that makes you feel even more beautiful for what that body accomplished. i am actually ready to post again (when you are ready of course) because i am pregnant again 14 weeks with twins….super exciting. thank you again for this beautiful site!!!

  8. Samantha Says:
    September 2nd, 2008 at 10:49 am

    I can’t wait to tell my story and put up some before and after pictures..this is an awesome site and has made me feel great about myself!!!

  9. veronica Says:
    September 2nd, 2008 at 8:14 pm

    Hi I’m so excited about this wedsite I can’t wait till I can post my story here and my 6 months old babygirl and get feedbacks about my concers thanks

  10. Amanda Says:
    September 12th, 2008 at 3:52 pm

    Is the site open to new submissions yet?

  11. Bonnie (SOAM) Says:
    September 12th, 2008 at 6:51 pm

    As a matter of fact, Amanda, YES. I was coming here just to re-open submissions. Submit away!! Yay!

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