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The day Sherri Strayer went on QVC

Last summer we asked Sherri Strayer if she’d model PJs for a segment on a local TV program. She didn’t hesitate. “I’ve been on QVC.” What? Who goes on QVC, and why? We wanted to know the story. “It was so much stinking fun. It was something I’d never done before, most likely never do again,” she said. Here’s the thing you need to know about Sherri, she loves to work out. She got hooked on weightlifting while she was a pharmacy student at Purdue University. After college she joined a local gym, where she was surrounded by meatheads, who chewed on dog bones. No, really, they did.

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Dear Uterus

Dear Uterus, The time has come for you to go. And, I’d really like for you to take all your little friends with you. You’ve been a good companion for some of our 54 years together. But the thing is you’ve really outstayed your welcome. To put it bluntly, Uterus, you’ve wreaked havoc on my life right around the time AARP fliers started arriving in the mailbox. Sure, we’ve been through a lot together, Uterus. I would be remiss if I didn’t thank you with all my heart for the early 1990s. You cradled my two babies for nearly 19 months. Healthy, beautiful babies, who have grown into two of my favorite people in the world.

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