Thought for the day

loving yourself

Back In The Saddle Again…

Dating life, it can be absolutely a blast and equally daunting! I’m pretty sure this is one of the reasons people stay together for way longer than they should. Who wants to start over? Who wants to willingly put themselves in a vulnerable situation where their heart can get broken yet again? I’m a planner […]

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Own Your Sh#t

Before I go more into the title of this post, I wanted to give a heartfelt shout out of thanks to so many of you. I was overwhelmed with the amount of private messages or texts after my last blog post. I appreciate each of you reaching out and offering words of encouragement. So thank […]

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The End Of One Story Is Here…

There once was a young man and a young women who married only after knowing each other for a year. They began a life together, raised children together and went on adventures with one another. To most they looked like a picture perfect family. Yet behind closed doors they were changing. No longer were they […]

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7 Years? Really?

I woke up today like it was any other morning, until Facebook helped me remember what today really is. At first thought I’m glad that it took Facebook to help me remember, because that means I’ve moved on and don’t think about it very often anymore. Seven years today… seven years ago it was a […]

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Farewell 2015 & Hello 2016

It feels odd sitting here typing words after such a long hiatus. Although the speed of my fingers and the sounds of the keys makes me realize it has been way too long. As usual I sit here and ponder the year that is coming to a close and begin to dream and plan for […]

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Maybe it’s Time to Look At Death Differently

  Her name has been all over the news; her face has been on the cover of magazines. A year ago she was only known by those in her inner circle. She was just a nameless face in the crowd. Today, however, her name is well known and mired in controversy.   Brittany Maynard was […]

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Content On A Sunday

There are days I find myself needing to write. To pause and reflect on the journey I am on. Today is one of those days. It is a gloomy day here in Northern California, however gloomy just means rainy and dark. The rain is welcomed with open arms and I glance out the window at […]

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Why Are You Helping Those Not In America?

I am scheduled to leave for Guatemala in five days. Not only me this time or my family but I am excited to say there will be six other women joining me! It has been a funny thing really, something that I just can’t get out of my mind. I originally thought when planning this […]