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    Silicone Molds

    I'll take them all if they are still available.
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    Anxiety lol

    Or, yep you're going to need an 18g! On the rare occasion I see an ER patient with a 16g I'm like: " really made someone angry!" But seriously - soaping is very similar. You'll gain the same confidence in your abilities and knowledge and then soaping becomes zen-like!
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    Anxiety lol

    Kim, remember when you were a new CT tech - how when you started the power injector and were thinking "Please don't let the IV blow/please don't let this patient have a reaction/puke/etc?" But now you know how to deal with all the things that could go wrong when they DO go wrong, so you just...
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    This turned out to be an ugly soap.

    I think it looks great and your swirls are gorgeous! I actually make something similar - on purpose :) Like Obsidian - I have an FO that I love but it discolors to a deep dark chocolate color and I pour out about an eighth of my batter before I add the FO. That portion is colored with Mad Micas...
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    Yep, we're getting a ton of these as well as excessive amounts of CTA Head/Neck studies. DESPITE the fact that contrast administration is contraindicated for Covid patients due to the propensity for renal failure!! And as for the mask debate...I've actually had people get snarky with me for...
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    Best colorants for CP soap?

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE your goats!!!! I want to pet them all!!! My favorite silver/grey mica is Satin Grey Pillowcase from Mad Micas. It's the best I've ever found for a pretty light silvery grey in cured CP soap. Perfect for Cheerio :)
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    @Catscankim I feel your pain!! We've been cleaning our own CT rooms from the beginning because it's faster and we do it better and more thoroughly than EVS. We also have our air filtration tested weekly in each of our 3 CT rooms to make sure we remain at a 25-minute turnaround time. For those of...
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    Beautiful!! And the design on the top is unique and a really nice touch!
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    Fragrance Body - MW Fragrance Recommendations

    Fragrance Buddy is currently having a 25% off sale with the code PROMO4, so I ordered a few scents that are new to me. Bob's Flower Shop (thanks math ace for the knowledge that it smells like my favorite flower - carnations!) Ancient Incense Monkey Farts (since the reviews said it did NOT...
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    I'm interested.
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    Some serious scent retention!

    That's an easy answer! Not one single person has ever asked me anything at all about DEP or phalates in general. That said: I've worked in healthcare for 20 years and would never intentionally use a product in my soaps/lotions, etc. that I felt was harmful. My understanding is that the amount of...
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    Some serious scent retention!

    @math ace, I think Stacy is old-school like a bunch of us. 1oz ppo was the max recommended rate for most FOs in soap, and you just played around to see if you actually needed that much. I've used her FOs for years at this amount without any problems, but you can call or email her to get the IFRA...
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    Post your Gripe

    @Catscankim , I soooooo feel your pain! When I'm working with those docs, I tell them that if they order 6 CT's at once, then that 6th one is going to take a hot minute. I can't stack them up on the CT bed like logs, ya know. Hang in there and take care of yourself as well :)
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    Some serious scent retention!

    Forgot to add that per my soap notes from 2014 (I'm still just flabbergasted by this, lol!), I used 1oz of FO ppo and there was no A/D.
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    Some serious scent retention!

    Like most of y'all, the first time I use a new scent I keep a bar aside to see how it behaves over time. After a year that bar of soap goes into a box with other 'sample' bars once I've updated my soap notes. With the pandemic going on and working 6 days a week at the hospital some weeks, I...