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The Battle

My bed was incredibly hard to get out of this morning.  It enveloped me, comforted me, and begged me not leave.  And I wanted to stay in it. I wanted ...
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Playing the part

I had a million things to do this weekend, a million places to be and society events that I was supposed to network at.  That all sounds fabulously extravagant and ...
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Give me some gratitude and a Tramadol

Yesterday was gloriously boring. Perfectly mundane and I loved every second of it. You see, the past few weeks I have been spending most days at a doctors office, or ...
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Vulnerability sounds like truth

Why do we think that being vulnerable means that we will be perceived as weak?  We are infamous for repeating that dreaded sentence.... "I am fine".  In fact, we are ...
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Cheryl Strayed Quotes

“The most terrible and beautiful and interesting things happen in life. For some of you, those things have already happened. Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours ...
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My theme song

When I was younger and in a funk I would torture myself with dark, deep music that I felt "spoke to my soul".  Now, don't get me wrong, I still ...
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The Next Steps

Today begins the first chapter in the book of "project fat ass". Now, please do not misinterpret that title. It is a loving term. I have grown quite accustomed to ...
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And so it begins

Another week, and another new "miracle" medicine that will hopefully be the cure to....they really have no idea. The three most infuriating words in the medical language are "I don't ...
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