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A little something….

Well, would you lookie here....I got a little something in the mail the other day and can't stop looking at it!  My brand on a Tumbler! I want to thank my friends over at LC Custom Coatings for their generosity.  Because I've liked their page, and follow their blog I was entered into a contest… Continue reading A little something….

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Tattoobies & Other Ramblings

The first year of divorced life is legit like living in a bipolar fever dream of mood swings and emotional roller coaster rides.  Die hard readers will remember when I wrote in a previous blog that when the writing bug hits me, it goes something like this.... The first sentence of a blog or article… Continue reading Tattoobies & Other Ramblings

Breast Cancer · health & wellness · lifestyle

Pinktober

October is breast cancer awareness month, and I'm proud to say I'm an 11 year survivor.  So as a survivor, you might be surprised to learn that I hate the pink ribbon.  I have grown to despise the pink ribbon, in fact.  The entire month of October has me doing whatever I can to stay out… Continue reading Pinktober

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Storms & The Single Gal

Phew! The last month....amiright? Well, almost a month,  it will be three weeks tomorrow that Hurricane Harvey rolled through South Texas.  My city has pretty much gotten back into the groove of things and we've taken some huge leaps in getting everyone back to some type of normal. I was struck with the urge to… Continue reading Storms & The Single Gal

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Keeping it real

It's always when I know I should write but I keep avoiding it that I know it's bad.  My anxiety is through the roof and I am doing my damndest to hold myself together and not have panic attacks in public.  I'm all over the place, mind racing, can't sit still for long, glued to… Continue reading Keeping it real

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Rescue

Just about two weeks after we survived Hurricane Harvey, the east coast, primarily Florida, is preparing for an equally catastrophic hurricane.  Irma. My ex-husband lives in what currently is the projected path of Hurricane Irma and I am finding myself fighting the urge to save him.  I have the almost annoying, irresistible urge to make sure he's ok,… Continue reading Rescue

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What surviving a hurricane taught me about myself & other people.

  It has been a 9 days since I took this photo.  We survived the hurricane and it was like nothing I've ever experienced before in my life.  Some people are still without power.  The water has been restored in most places, but we are required to boil it before we can use it for drinking or… Continue reading What surviving a hurricane taught me about myself & other people.

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Hello Harvey! Go away!!!

  We are in store for a major hurricane.  Earlier today it was projected to make landfall a good bit south of us, but as the day progressed, it continued to inch closer and closer to our little spot on the map.  As of this moment when I'm writing this, its projected to make land… Continue reading Hello Harvey! Go away!!!

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Fear and Uncharted Waters

"In truth, I wanted to reach out to that touch-stone of past comfort." Over the last months I've been really proud - downright cocky - about my fearlessness.  I've taken tremendous pride in my ability to Adult like the grown up I am and have felt down right accomplished. Then we got word earlier today that… Continue reading Fear and Uncharted Waters

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Sleepless in Texas

  It's true, Friday night's sleeplessness was peppered with Facebook posts, YouTube videos, trying to read on my Kindle, downloading meditation or hypnosis apps trying to help myself get some Z's Sleep.  Sleep has been elusive as of late.  I've never been one to have trouble sleeping.  I could fall asleep, get woken up by… Continue reading Sleepless in Texas