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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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Lil Miss Independent asks for help

You all know I suffer from The Curse.  The Curse of the Independent Woman.  I don't need a man, I don't need a relationship.  I don't need anyone to pay my bills or take care of my home or anything else.  I'm like a stubborn toddler with a spoon and a jar of peanut butter..."I… Continue reading Lil Miss Independent asks for help

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I’m exhausted

Yep, there she is, folks.  My new Side Chick, Candy.  Get it? Candy Cane?  I know, eye roll.  I'll see myself out. I'm more and more shocked at how exhausting chronic pain is.  I mean really.  It takes me twice as long to get anywhere, I'm afraid of falling - hence the cane and people… Continue reading I’m exhausted

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My love affair with…

Twitter.  It seems be be getting a new push and is a super active and dare I say hip place to be.  Now, I've been on Twitter for over ten years in various account manifestations.  I started my very first account after breast cancer and as a means to connect to other breast cancer survivors,… Continue reading My love affair with…

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There is an After

Hey you.  Yeah, you.  The one over there bleeding from your blood pumper chest hole where your heart used to be.  Waking up daily thinking it was all just a dream only to in the very next moment have reality crash into you that the break up, the divorce, the separation, the end, really did… Continue reading There is an After

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Be Fearless

Little known fact, or maybe you already know it, I don't know, I don't live your life...I love personality quizzes. I also love podcasts. Combine the two and I'm one happy gal. The podcast I've been basically inhaling lately is Ologies. It's an interview style podcast where each guest is a specialist in some type… Continue reading Be Fearless

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Speaking your truth

Can you ask for what you want?  Can you speak your truth even if it's uncomfortable and awkward? I have been in a low key relationship for the past three months with a lovely man.  Of course I am referring to Keanu.  He is strong, capable, smart, funny and has a litany of other qualities… Continue reading Speaking your truth

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Goals

When I ended my marriage over two years ago, over time I found freedom.  I could make my own choices without consulting anyone else and could set new goals and challenges for myself.  One of those goals was to do yoga. I used to be a gym rat with my ex-husband.  We would go to… Continue reading Goals

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September 11th

Twelve years ago my body changed.  Twelve years ago today I was in surgery for eleven hours as I underwent a double mastectomy and reconstruction in the same day. I often joke that on September 11th, 2006 my twin towers fell.  That joke doesn't feel right today.  Seventeen years ago today something horrible happened in… Continue reading September 11th

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Perspective

I was walking past my Blessings Jar recently and noticed it's getting pretty full.  That makes me happy.  It makes me happy that I have so many blessings in my life that need documenting, and it also makes me happy that I'm at a place in my life where I see the blessings and am… Continue reading Perspective