WEDNESDAY PEP-TALK

Move to the beat of your own drum. Everyone is not going to support you on your journey and some people will try to convince you that you’re going the wrong way. That’s why it’s so important to develop and strengthen your knowledge of self. When you know who you are, what you want, and…

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A Place For Everything

What’s a gal to do? I am almost envious of you awesome bloggers who can so eloquently and creatively share your footprints in the sand. The niches of the blogging world are endless and you guys dress it up beautifully!! As I become Dora la exploradora in my mind, I venture off on a niche…

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Just a little food for thought

Are you happy with what you see and where you’re going? It’s not too late to make some changes. What is one thing you think you need to change that would be beneficial to your future? Is it a work in progress or is something holding you back? What do you need to do to…

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I Heart My Boobies

The annual gynecological exam. That one day of the year when poking, prodding, and touching in the nude reaches an all time high of awkward. But, it must be done. This year my gyno threw in a little something extra. She told me I was now at the age where a mammogram is recommended. Very…

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A Special Motivation Because Today Is Not Just Monday

Today’s motivation is in honor of my son who gave me purpose 25 years ago. He exhibits this daring, free spirit that confuses and wows me all at once. Where I am introverted and-as he reminds me regularly-less festive (ok he says NOT festive at all but…), he is extroverted and will celebrate the alphabet…

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Some Days I’m Like Finding Dory

Let me get started on my next blog post. …OH LOOK, a Facebook notification! That is the story of my life! It amazes me at how fast I can get side-tracked and go from having a list of 10 things to do to still having a list of 10 things to do all within a…

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Daily Inspiration: Choosing Happiness

Happiness- the characterization or indication of pleasure,contentment, or joy. Sound familiar? Responses I like to hear to that are- Yesss! That’s the best! Or even, I know that feeling!! Usually, however, I get- Huh? Umm, yeah…sure. Right, I guess. For a long time I was guilty of the latter and I must admit I, occasionally, still have slips…

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Pet Peeves and Gear Grinding

Pet peeves. We all have them. Most of them are legitimately burn-at-the-stake worthy. Some are borderline OCD-ish but others are just plain ridiculous. Because I have taken notice of the fact that my family tends to look at me with alternating head tilts – much like that of long floppy eared puppies,  I thought I…

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The World Through My Eyes

Where did I go? As I walk to the mirror to see what it shows. The face that looks back at me holds- A resemblance of a girl I used to know. Her eyes, though the same color are darkly tinted with hurt and fear, blood and punishment,confusion and hate. Her body wears scars of…

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A Happy Family New Year

This past weekend was absolutely amazing! I celebrated my one-year wedding anniversary on New Year’s Eve at my favorite restaurant, The Melting Pot and brought in the New Year with my family. I can remember, not so long ago, when New Years Eve signified party time. I wanted to hang out, have a drink or…

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