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Hoarders: Family Secrets 1.9 – Doris, T’Resa

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I don’t know what it is lately, but these hoarders and the kids/grandkids who love them have just been choking me up.  This week we have a success and a potential backslide.  And it’s not who I thought it would be.  But, this is mental illness, never forget.  It’s a long trudge forward until the walking becomes second nature.

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Hoarders: Family Secrets 1.8 – Michelle, Mary

 

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Watch Hoarders on Lifetime TV. Airs Thursdays, 9PM EST

Before we get into this episode, I want to thank all of you who read, link on Reddit, comment on Facebook (and here!), and most especially those of you who get what I’m trying to do, not just with these recaps and discussion posts, but with Hey, Don’t Judge Me.  Everyone knows: “You don’t read the comments.” People get nasty and mean, they delight in being rude, cruel or hateful in comment sections, and that just doesn’t happen here.

We’re here to listen and learn, to talk to each other, and often times, whether you, the Reader, know it or not, cheer on the folks this show in particular features. I hear from the hoarders on occasion, and I hear from family members and friends–they all say that they appreciate it.  They get encouragement from the thoughtful comments, the worry we share for their safety and health, and I wanted to tell each of you reading this how much I appreciate your support for this website and what it stands for.  I don’t get paid to run the place, I do it out of genuine love.  So thank you for contributing.

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Hoarders: Family Secrets 1.7 – Brian, Coral

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Once again we’re reminded that hoarding–like most mental illness–affects more than just the hoarder. For children who grow up in a hoarded home, it can have devastating and sometimes life-long effects. Continue reading

Hoarders: Family Secrets 1.6 — David, Nora

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Watch Hoarders on Lifetime TV. Airs Thursdays, 9PM EST

We’re back!  (Sorry for the delay–feel free to scowl at me for my move not going smoothly.) This episode featured what Matt Paxton said was one of the most difficult hoards (both size-wise and obstinate-hoarder-wise) of his career.  This week seems to focus on usefulness.  Click the Read More to see how.

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Hoarders: Family Secrets 1.5 – Ricky, Cynthia

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Watch Hoarders on Lifetime TV. Airs Thursdays, 9PM EST

We’re back! Thanks for bearing with me last week–I don’t get paid to talk about the shows I love, and there are times when this show hits a little too close to home. That’s when I need to take a breather. But we’re back, and my all-time favorite doctor returns as well. And as Dr. Michael Tompkins explains at one point, “Hoarding is very complicated.  There isn’t one thing that contributes to it; it’s many.” Continue reading

Hoarders: Family Secrets 1.2 – Joyce & Kimberly

Welcome back, both readers and the original format of the show!

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Reminder to any new folks: hoarding is a mental illness that affects entire families; we treat them and the illness with kindness. Many of the family members and hoarders read our boards and comment, so be decent and thoughtful with your words, please. Continue reading

Project Runway 9.14: Finale, Part 2

It’s the FINALE, bitches!

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Project Runway 9.13: Finale, Part 1

For this episode, the four remaining designers must present a three-look mini collection. Episode air date: 10/20/11.

The four finalists are given $9,000 and 5 weeks to design a 10 piece collection. Heidi leaves them with the final message, “Blow us away.” Continue reading

Project Runway 9.12: The Finale Challenge

Guest judge is actress Zoe Saldana. For this episode, the judges want to see their visions as designers so they challenge the contestants to create a mini-collection. Episode air date: 10/13/11. Continue reading

Project Runway 9.11: This is for the Birds

Guest judge is designer Francisco Costa. For this episode, exotic birds serve as the inspiration for the L’Oreal Challenge. The designer’s must really step up their game when Tim reveals that during judging they will go head-to-head with one other designer putting one in the top and one in the bottom. Francisco Costa serves as guest judge for the challenge. Episode air date: 10/6/11. Continue reading