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To this day, the most popular post on my website remains “Leaving Someone You Love”. It both strengthens me and disheartens me to see this week after week. On one hand, people are moving to take control of their lives … Continue reading ...
Valentine’s Day for me has always been an anxious day. It started to become weird somewhere around middle school and stayed that way. I remember going to middle school on Valentine’s Day and it being incredibly awkward due to the … Continu...
We’ve all seen or read some variation of Frankenstein, right? The monster put together by patchwork pieces of other people. Sounds gruesome, eh? Well, not always. I can explain. Years ago, I found myself broken into a whole heaping pile … Co...
I got divorced today. That will be the only time you read that in a post, I promise. Despite the last three years of ups and down, battles and inadvertent wars, I find myself very sad today. All this time, I … Continue reading →...
I wonder often if normal people form an opinion about every single thing they read or watch. My brain is in constant overload since society provides so much food for thought on a daily basis. Even if I stay away … Continue reading →...
The remainder of my trip felt as though a weight had been lifted. I felt as though I had different blood running through my veins, electrified and charged. I was in my young 30’s but I felt as though I … Continue reading →...
A few short weeks later I was in a Chevy van with three kids and my parents, heading towards Wyoming. I knew it was where I should be. After all, I’d read my great grandmoms words and they’d resonated with … Continue reading →...
If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. ~Author Unknown I’ve been thinking a lot lately about self-confidence in women. I can’t help it, given that the lack of … Con...
Shortly, I leave for my summer trip out West. This year my destination is Wyoming. Burnt Fork to be specific. This trip is a coming home for me, going back to the start. Over my next few posts, I’ll be … Continue reading →...
Everyone gets caught up with daily life, it’s a remarkably easy thing to do. As I’m sure you have, I sit down at the end of some days wondering what day it is and where my last 24 hours have gone. … Continue reading →...
As with everyone, I have my moments when I forget myself. I forget what I’ve worked so hard to achieve during these few years. And sometimes, I forget to practice what I preach. I’ve been stretched a bit thin these … Continue reading &rarr...
When I got divorced, the basics where clean cut. He moved out and took his belongings, and moved to his mother’s house. I stayed at the house with the kids. I didn’t want to fight over anything. I’ve written before … Continue reading &...
I am a firm believer in making your own destiny. I also believe that along the way, things will happen that will derail you, time and time again, but where you end up is your choice. These speed bumps, detours … Continue reading →...
I think often about legacies. I’ve written about it a few times, and then deleted it. I was, and still am, fuzzy on what it means to me. I know the traditional sense of a legacy is anything handed down … Continue reading →...
I had to go back through my blog since inception and figure out if I’ve written about this topic before. I haven’t, but I’ve written it a million times in my head. I read an excerpt from my O magazine this … Continue reading →...