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F¥cking Valentine’s Day

I woke up with a serious bee in my bonnet today. It’s Valentine’s Day again and I 👏🏼 Hate 👏🏼 It👏🏼!! It’s the dumbest holiday if you’re single. It’s the sweetest holiday if you’re happily in love. Bleh!! Gross! Gag me with a chocolate spoon. I’ve been rather venomous on social media today, spewing my… Continue reading F¥cking Valentine’s Day

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Sticking your neck out

That's all dating is, really...finding two people who want to stick their neck out and see if there might be a match. I've been getting a few messages wondering how the second date with Car Guy went. It wasn't great. I think what I took away from that date was something that Maya Angelou once… Continue reading Sticking your neck out

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Here’s the thing…Dating, Man.

Raw, unedited, hair a mess, collar akimbo, Me. Dating is a challenge. You think you want something one day and then some time goes by and you’re not so sure you want it anymore. There was a time when dating was whatever was put before me. If I found myself attracted to someone I threw… Continue reading Here’s the thing…Dating, Man.

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Surrender

Every year in my life has a theme or a motto. 2016 was Demolish. My world was shattered and all that I knew to be safe and whole was destroyed. 2017 was Renew. I grew, I grieved, I started a blog. I got my feet underneath me again. 2018 was Shenanigans. I started a couple… Continue reading Surrender

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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!