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Single & Selfish…What I’ve learned

As I round the bases on the third year of being single – yes, it's been three years. I know! I can't believe it either. Next month, November 16th will be the third anniversary of the day my marriage imploded. The anniversary of the day I came to the sudden and quite world shattering realization… Continue reading Single & Selfish…What I’ve learned

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Is vulnerability a dirty word?

Vulnerability. I had an interaction with someone I care about recently that made me feel really vulnerable. It basically made me feel like my heart was outside of my body and exposed to the elements and it was oh so very unprotected. It felt as though giving a piece of my heart to this person… Continue reading Is vulnerability a dirty word?

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So this happened…

So here we are again, guys.  Yep.  I broke my kneecap.  I'm currently stuck in bed again with an ice pack.  It's honestly something I've had a hard time talking about because I just can't believe I'm here again. It was Wednesday when I was simply walking - and POP.  I felt a pop, and… Continue reading So this happened…

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Here I go again

Greetings, hello, hiya, howyadoin? I know, it's been a month or so since I've written anything.  I get the notifications from WordPress, nudging me...hey it's been a while since you've posted anything...yeah, yeah, WordPress I know.  Quit being a nag, k? Life update - I'm almost 8 weeks post total hip replacement and I'm about… Continue reading Here I go again

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Lessons from the rear view

If you've been around here for long you might remember one of my very early blog posts back in 2017 that was about Gaslighting. In that blog post, I mentioned that I'd never heard the term before until I started reading posts by @StillLearning2b on Twitter otherwise known as Lisa Arends. She's a fellow Texan,… Continue reading Lessons from the rear view

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Hello Betty!

Today is one week post op from having total hip replacement surgery and I swear it feels more like a month from my point of view.  There have been good days and bad days, a little depression, a few tears but every day gets a little bit better. I've started physical therapy and that is… Continue reading Hello Betty!

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My Man, Johnny Walker

Day after tomorrow is the big day! Hazel the Hip gets her official eviction and I get a brand new hip joint and socket.  Queue the ticker tape parade, ribbons, dancers and marching band. I purposely went on a dating hiatus, deactivated my dating apps, focused on myself and my body, preparing my mind for… Continue reading My Man, Johnny Walker

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The Gift of F*cking Up

I'm back to listening to Podcasts and I'm currently listening to Justin Long's Life is Short and he's interviewing Actor Jeremy Renner.  I was struck by something that Jeremy Renner said about advice his father gave him as a new graduate. His father said "Now go out there and fail!" I was struck with how… Continue reading The Gift of F*cking Up

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Happy Blogday!!

It's our Blogaversary! Two years ago, I remember where I was, thoughts circling in my brain. I was thinking about my divorce, thinking about how alone I felt. I remember suddenly realizing that I was looking at this whole being alone thing the wrong way. Perhaps I needed to think of the aloneness as being… Continue reading Happy Blogday!!

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Cooking!

Yep! My lifestyle & self care blog is briefly becoming a recipe and cooking blog.  Isn't cooking part of self care though?  I think it is. We could go all kinds of directions with this post, cooking for one, weight loss with low carb, Keto, meal prep, cooking for the joy of it, or all… Continue reading Cooking!