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What Reflection Do You See?

I saw this beautiful photograph and it made me stop and think. What image is it that we see of ourselves within our reflection? For years I couldn’t see anything, but my pain, my past, my failings. It was a negative cycle. The feeling inside of never being good enough and the perpetuation of that… Continue reading What Reflection Do You See?

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Thank You!!

I just wanted to tell all of you wonderful readers & fellow writers who have so graciously stopped in to read my posts, “liked”, shared and commented, a huge THANK YOU!! It is one thing to write, and a whole other thing to know that you are somehow connecting with the world through your writing.… Continue reading Thank You!!

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Miss Menopause

I have entered into a new phase of my life. One that is as equally exciting as it is a bit horrifying. I remember my Mother going through it when I was a kid and wondering what exactly it meant. Now, I understand. Let me take you a bit back in time. I feel as… Continue reading Miss Menopause

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Traction: A Useful Tool

I’ll start off by saying that I have this nervous tick that causes me to rearrange rooms of my house randomly, every few months. Every house we’ve lived in has never staid the same for too long. I paint walls, rearrange furniture, re-purpose other furniture in new rooms until I feel settled…and exhausted. I think… Continue reading Traction: A Useful Tool

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Breaking To Mend

Words are vapors The soul’s imagination filleted onto paper Bleeding the emotions Syllable by syllable The pen becomes the Therapist The Catharsis, The Savior The experiences of the heart waiting to release The truth spills out Breaking to mend Imperfect Free

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Evolution of Indifference

The page turned like a creaky door Opening to more perplexing disillusion Searching for the words written in invisible ink The hidden message to decode the confusion The water was stone chipping away at the rock The forest was air and threadbare of life The dirt was fire consuming each step Inhibiting the propulsion of… Continue reading Evolution of Indifference

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Summertime: The Season of Swimsuits and Burn

It’s that time of year again. The one that all of us regular women who weren’t born super models, loves to hate – SWIMSUIT SEASON!! Oooooh the agony! I shop online ordering all of the amazing styles that I love, they come in the mail and once I try them on, I feel like a… Continue reading Summertime: The Season of Swimsuits and Burn

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Parenting 101: It’s All Your Fault

Great news!!! I am now that parent that gets yelled at by grocery store attendants about their rambunctious child! Yeah, I know, I’m so proud… Today has been one of those days. You know the kind, where you end up in a drunken stupor and regretting the choices you’ve made in your life? Yep, that’s… Continue reading Parenting 101: It’s All Your Fault

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Baker or Glutton for punishment?

I have this sweet tooth, which would totally explain the reason I keep having teeth pulled out of my skull, but I digress. I’ve been on this baking kick lately. Truth be told, I have always wanted to be one of those bakers who can make these fantastic cookies, pies, cakes and breads that look… Continue reading Baker or Glutton for punishment?

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Painkiller Adventures

So the dentist prescribed me some high volume antibiotics and a strong pain killer for my tooth. For 21 years I lived on multiple pains killers, around the clock for a hereditary and painful back condition. To say that I hate taking pain medicine is an understatement to the millionth degree. I hate the way… Continue reading Painkiller Adventures