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Is contentment a thing?

Do you know how it feels to be content?

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Real-Solutions.

My mantra for heading into 2017 – 2017 is my bitch. OK, OK, it’s a glorified way of saying I’ve got resolutions.  AKA – Real Solutions.  Cuz these are the things that are going to add value to my life, and provide solutions to those things that Negative Nancy tends to run her mouth aboutContinue Reading “Real-Solutions.”

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When you feel like giving up… (Part 3)

AKA – Addiction is addiction is addiction So, I love me some addicts.  And I am one.  My drugs of choice are sugar and flour.  My first husband took a certain other white substance to addiction, and my current husband is (thank the Good Lord) almost at 5 years clean and sober from drugs andContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up… (Part 3)”

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When you feel like giving up… (Part 1)

Sometimes you just want to quit. Sometimes that voice in your head that’s screaming at you all those horrid things that she can say – “You’re so stupid”.  “Who are you to think you could ____?”  “You didn’t really think that would work did you?”  The snide laughter that cuts to your core.  Those areContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up… (Part 1)”

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7 things to remember when you feel unseen

Oftentimes, especially as wives and mothers, we feel like our contributions to our homes, families, careers, etc. is lost in the shuffle. Here are 7 things to remember when you feel unseen:

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Blank Spaces

Blank spaces can be terrifying.  I’ve been in a blank space professionally, personally, and literally!  I’ve been contemplating all day what to blog about, to no avail.  As I’m sure you’ve heard – I’ve announced a 6 week program to help women at an emotional crossroads.  This was a big undertaking, and at the beginningContinue Reading “Blank Spaces”

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A little Monday pep talk

Hello lovies!!! Mondays get a bad rap. For most of society it means weekend fun time is over, and it’s back to the daily grind at school or work, or other mundane “stuff”. But don’t get it twisted – Mondays can also be a day of new beginnings… Well, any day can – but MondaysContinue Reading “A little Monday pep talk”

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I didn’t win the lotto, but…

I didn’t win the Mega Millions. Yes, a part of me is a bit disappointed. However, the other part of me is quite content.  Nothing like not having to make you grateful for what you have.  This gratitude has been popping up quite a bit lately. I’ve made a choice (which really means a continuousContinue Reading “I didn’t win the lotto, but…”