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That stupid phrase

I know they are meant to be encouraging words, but they sound anything but encouraging when they’re uttered. Growing up in my family, I’ve heard the phrase, “Well, if this is the worst thing that ever happens to you…,” many … Continue reading

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Striking Out

To say I’m confused about my current dating situation would be an understatement. Part of me knows that I should end it, but part of me is curious to see how things might progress in case it gets better. Is … Continue reading

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Forlorn Friday

I’m not sure how well I’m adjusting to all this. First, back in November, I quit my job and moved back to my hometown since I didn’t like my career path, my lease was up, and I wanted to be … Continue reading

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Smooth Move

A lot has happened in the last few months. I have quit my job, relocated back to my hometown to be closer to my family, and have moved back in with my parents while I look for a job here. … Continue reading

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Change is Coming

Have you ever been really excited and scared shitless at the same time? That’s me right now. I’ve basically made the decision to start looking for a new job. As if that’s not scary enough, I’ve also decided that it’s … Continue reading

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Growing Up Too Fast

There are many things that you expect to happen as you get older. Your face shows the lines and wrinkles earned from past experiences. Your hair may turn gray. Life can get more complicated. Relationships come and go. One thing … Continue reading

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Is this what I have to look forward to?

“Is this what I have to look forward to?” This is what was going through my mind yesterday at my Weight Watchers meeting. I usually go on Sundays, but since I was on vacation last weekend I chose to attend … Continue reading

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What gall!!

I’m in my 40’s and have never had any real surgery. (Knock on wood!) Sure, I’ve had my wisdom teeth taken out, and I have also gone through In Vitro Fertilization where they had to knock me out to retrieve … Continue reading

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The Family Downfall

When I got divorced, my ex-husband decided it would be best to keep his distance from me. I know we both needed that break to move on with our lives, so we did just that. At first, I would occasionally … Continue reading

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Faith and Loneliness

As a single person, you tend to spend a lot of time by yourself. It’s not always easy, but you get used to it. Lately, I’ve found myself with a lot of alone time…alone being the operative word. I’m alone … Continue reading

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