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by Andrew Hodges posted Jul 20 2015 7:58AM
Kyleigh underwent what we thought was going to be her 4th and last open heart surgery on Friday! Everything went well except finding out she will have to undergo yet another surgery. Its such sad news to hear but hopefully good things are coming. #TeamKyleigh

On Friday Kyleigh's mom said

"they completed her open heart surgery where we thought it would go one of two ways..either the bivent repair or the Fontan repair. Either way Kyleigh would have probably been done with all her surgeries. Once we sat down with her surgeon and he explained what he did in the operating room, all our plans changed. He explained that he did not feel that Kyleigh was quite ready for the bi vent repair; however, he believes that Kyleigh could still have a fully functioning two ventricle heart if we gave it just a little more time, so he did not do the Fontan either. Kyleigh still has thickening that keeps growing back in her left ventricle. They are not sure why, or how to really stop it. His fear is that if he did the repair that it could grow back, and eventually put Kyleigh in heart failure. Instead, he went inside and scraped the lining of her ventricle out so it can absorb more blood, and added a shunt, along with redirecting her Glenn pathway. All in all the hopes are that it will grow a bit more, and the pressures in her heart will lower, making her repair more of a success in the long run. He requested that once Kyleigh is discharged, that we come back to Boston in 6 months for another cath procedure so he can check out what is going on, and then 6 months after that we will come back once again for another cath, and what will be her 5th open heart surgery."

Please keep them in your Prayers for they still have a long road ahead of them. If you want to keep up with Kyleigh's story fallow her on FB. Just click here!
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by Jimmy Phillips posted Jul 20 2015 7:54AM
Beards and facial hair have always been the staple of America, toughness, and just all around awesomeness. There are a lot of celebrities with well-known facial hair throughout the years. Whether its Chuck Norris or Hulk Hogan and even Tom Selleck and his aweseome mustache. At some point in their life they were without the famous facial hair, and they don't even look like the same person!

I do my best to sport the beard and I believe it gives me the confidence to take on anything during the day. If a zombie apacolypse were to break out at any given time I have the awesome Rick Grimes beard started already. With us getting closer to No Shave November I thought I would share with you some pictures of these famous people without their facial hair.

"The beard is what makes the man." - Anonymous awesome person..with a beard

- Producer Jimmy
by TYLER posted Jul 6 2015 1:12PM
It definitely took longer than any US Soccer fan or player wanted but the wait is FINALLY over. On Sunday July 5th, one day after celebrating our country's Independence, the US Women's National team defeated Japan in the World Cup Final 5-2. Taking home their 3rd cup, more than any other country in the world, and the first since 1999. This victory was a little bit sweeter because it came with a side of revenge.

Back in 2011, the US lost to Japan in the Final game via penalty shootout after blowing two one-goal leads. One in regulation and one in extra time. Japan showed great poise and resilience against a US team that experts thought had no chance of losing. They were wrong. Though Japan's motivations were a little more complicated than winning on soccer's biggest stage.

Japan had just been hit by a tsunami that claimed almost 19,000 lives. As you may know by now, especially after 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombings, sports usually play a pivotal roll in repairing damage and bringing people together. This was the case in 2011. The people of Japan were swimming in a pool of death and used the World Cup as a distraction.

Even though the US lost the game, it was impossible to stay upset for too long. You had to respect the fact that a Japanese team, that many people thought to be inferior, went toe to toe with the best in the world and won. But this is 2015. The US came in ranked #2 in the world behind Germany and were a favorite to win the tournament. When Japan beat England 2-1 in the semi-finals, it set up a huge World Cup Final rematch between the two squads that many again thought the US would win. This time our ladies delivered!

Carli Lloyd opened up a can of whoop ass scoring 3 goals in 16 minutes, including a goal from mid-field, for the first hat trick ever in a World Cup Final. It is likely that this will be her last tournament, along with Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone who hoisted the cup during the post game ceremony. For the players and many fans, a weight has been lifted off our shoulders with this victory. We will enjoy it, celebrate it, and brag about it like only American's can do. Then we will focus on 2019 and a fourth star next to the US Soccer logo!
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by Chubbs posted Jul 2 2015 6:18AM
Inevitably, there will be a point in your life when you're finally forced to accept the fact that you're no longer the cool, hip young person you once were, and it will probably involve the realization the actual cool, hip young people of the world are using slang you don't understand.

I have witnessed multiple people over the age of 40 adding "-izzle" to the end of words, I can say with certainty it's best to just accept old age and the fact that you will never be able to describe your avocado toast as "on fleek" without people rightfully judging you.

There's nothing wrong with that. All the women in this video stopped keeping up with the modern vernacular a while ago, and they turned out just fine -- even if their answers to "What's gucci?" include "a fashion label."

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by Andrew Hodges posted May 21 2015 9:08AM

 If you're grilling for Memorial Day, here's a trick to tell whether your steak is rare, medium, or medium-well . . . by comparing it to different parts of your FACE.  I'm down.....I may look silly but I'm totally down to try it lol



1.  If you like it rare.  Then pushing on it with your finger should feel like pushing on the soft part of your cheek.



2.  If you like it medium.  It should feel like the top of your chin.



3.  If you like it medium-well.  It should feel harder, like your forehead.



It doesn't say what to compare it to if you like your steak REALLY well-done.  I'm not sure what part of your face is harder than your forehead . . . maybe your TEETH?


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by TYLER posted May 20 2015 1:47PM

The Spring Break scramble continues to make waves as the Bay County Commission and the Panama City Beach Commission continue to vote on new ordinances to try and put a cap on the craziness during the months of March and April.  The only problem is...they're punishing locals more than tourists!

Yesterday a NEW ordinance went into place that will stop persons "under 21 from staying in, or entering, after midnight a restaurant or bar that has a license to serve alcohol for consumption on premises."

Essentially turning Applebee's into Club La Vela.  This will put serious stress on businesses and the Bay County Commision knows it.  Businesses like Schooners and Hammerhead Fred's, who believe their establishment is made up mostly of families, will be challenging the ruling by any means necessary.

This won't affect everyone...yet.  The Panama City Beach Commission has yet to vote on this but has been urged by Bay County to follow.

The ONLY thing they got right was an exemption that would allow all active military personel to stick around.  After all, it would be pretty messed up to say they can die for our country but not get wings at Hooter's after midnight.

My question to does this HELP us locally?  This isn't just during the months of March and April.  This will be year round.  Also, how does this help control the crazies during Spring Break?

The Commission claims it isn't making knee jerk reactions but they obviously have NO CLUE what to do to fix the problem.

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by Andrew Hodges posted May 14 2015 12:19PM

According to a personal trainer, here are five exercises you should stop doing . . . because you'll just end up hurting yourself.  Please believe I'll let my trainer know this just incase he missed it lol.  



1.  Don't use the leg curl machine.  It puts too much pressure on your knees, and can also hurt your lower back.  You're better off just doing squats.



2.  Stop doing box jumps.  That's the one where you hop on top of a wooden box, and back down.  Most people get hurt jumping OFF the box, because landing puts a lot of stress on your knees, feet, ankles, and lower back.



3.  Don't run on a flat treadmill.  It's not a great workout, because the momentum pulls your feet forward.  But you can also end up running faster than your body's used to, which is hard on your knees.  So set the incline at 2% to simulate flat ground.



4.  Don’t wear a weightlifting belt.  You don't need one unless you're doing major, Olympic-style powerlifting.  Plus your back and core don't get as good of a workout.  Instead, just flex your abs to activate your core during things like squats and deadlifts.



5.  Don't do overhead kettlebell swings.  You can still use kettlebells, just don't swing them any higher than chest level, or you can hurt your neck and lower back.


by Andrew Hodges posted Apr 29 2015 8:04PM

I can't believe it...but it's true.  If you have a Tinder account you CAN hook up with a celebrity.  Hilary Duff (hottness) is on Tinder and talking to about 9 dudes right now...


How do I know?  Cause she said so lol.  She openly admitted to be talking to the group of guys, even taking one of them out on a bowling date, "I've never dated just like a total normie," she admitted.

I admit, I hopped off the Tinder bandwagon a while never really seemed to get me anywhere.  That might just be becuase I'm fat and ginger but who knows.  A famous Jim Carrey quote comes to mind while reading about the "normie" Duff went out with..."So you're saying theirs a CHANCE!" (Dumb And Dumber)

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by Andrew Hodges posted Apr 24 2015 10:48AM
Who were you in a past life? Wanna Know?  

There's a new website called the "Reincarnation Machine" that helps you figure out who you might've been in a past life.  You enter your birthday . . . and it finds a prominent person who died right before you were born.

I did mine and as it turns out I was FAMOUS ya'll......and a man!!!  See the Resemblance?  LOL 


Bill Haley

William John Clifton Haley (/ˈheɪliː/; July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981) — known as Bill Haley — was an American rock and roll musician. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets (inspired by Halley's Comet) and million selling hits such as "Rock Around the Clock", "See You Later, Alligator", "Shake, Rattle and Roll", "Skinny Minnie", and "Razzle Dazzle". He has sold over 25 million records worldwide. 

Now your turn.  Click here to see who you were!!

You're welcome~ Mandy
by Marc Summers posted Apr 20 2015 7:32AM
My whole life has been a lie!!! Well...not really, but I recently found out that something I have been told my whole life is not true. Maybe I'm on my own here, but most everyone I know thinks the same as I do on this myth. Shaving (mainly your face for guys) makes the hair grow back thicker and darker.

Growing up I always wanted to have a super awesome beard, so I was told by people that the more you shave the thicker your beard will grow in and the darker it will get. So, what do you think I did..I kept shaving in hopes to grow a super awesome beard! And it really hasn't worked out all that great and I can go about a week after shaving and still look like I only have a 5 o'clock shadow.

I was talking to a friend recently and they asked why I shaved my beard off (I don't completely shave my face very often, maybe once every few months) so I told them that I shaved because it'll make the beard grow in thicker the more I shave. That was followed by a condescending giggle by said friend, so I asked why that was funny. The response changed my life...she said that I was dumb for thinking that myth was actually true!! So, I did some research and she was right! You can shave every single day and it won't make your beard look any better. I found countless articles (like 3 or 4) that said this, and I know what you're thinking...just because it's on the internet that doesn't mean its true. Trust me, I wanted this to be a lie so I didn't feel so gullible for believing this my whole life!

I found an article that has some other myths that people believe to be true about your health and body. Am I alone here?? I cant be the only person who has been thinking this my whole life..or maybe I am and you can keep laughing at me while you're reading this.

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