On my Grandma

I love my grandma. I really do. But she’s also a big part of the reason I had low self-esteem while I was growing up and why I’m such an insane perfectionist to this day. Expressing her feelings has never come easily to my grandma. So, in order to prove her love to me, she […]

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Taking Back My Christmas Spirit

So, in the spirit of Christmas, I thought I’d share my feelings and hopes for the holidays. Really, since I also made fun of Bitchy for loving Christmas movies, I should admit up front that I am all for mushy, romantic, love filled Christmas gestures. SUE ME. I will never be (ever again) one of […]

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A Letter to my Mother

Four years ago, I lost my mother to cancer: lung that metastasized to her brain and then throughout her body. She didn’t have health insurance and thankfully the hospice workers found a grant for treatment, though really it was always hopeless. It was horrible, but fast. To this day, I still donate money to the […]

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On Pain, Health, and Life Changes

I thought that since I’m attending #Blogher12 this week, I should really be a better blogger. Before the move and all of my life chaos (which is for the better), I was blogging every Friday. I will have to get back to that when I start back to a real life schedule next Monday! I’m […]

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The Strongest Woman I Know

Well, it’s been a while since either of us has posted anything and we’ve had the idea to write about and post guest posts from strong women for March. It is, after all, Women’s History Month. The irony there is that I personally have felt, mentally and physically, like the weakest woman in the universe […]

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