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“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Do You Belong in the NBA or the Pewee League?

I’ve had a revelation.

Everything bad in my life – bad test grades, bad experiences, stress, bad health, bad relationships, and loss of hair – is a result of my haphazard, sloppy, half-assed  attitude in life. 568 more words

College Talk

Mean Mom

Sometimes I’m a mean mom. Occasionally, I bring my children to tears. Like today, when I forced my son to keep writing after he wanted to give up three sentences into his multiple-paragraph writing assignment. 717 more words


Do Your Best

“Do your best, F*** the rest.” -N.B

The above quote is from my friend, who when I felt like I could not achieve anything said that to me. 700 more words


My Most Fierce and Unforgiving Opponent in the Crossfit Open

This year I decided to sign up for the Crossfit Open.  For those of you unfamiliar with this, it’s a worldwide athletic competition that takes place in Crossfit ‘boxes’ simultaneously every year.   1,180 more words

Creating Health

Best Effort

Kingdom Queens,

One question — are you giving your best effort?

Not –

  • overdoing
  • overcommitting
  • burning the candle at both ends
  • complaining
  • creatively avoiding
  • point at another’s under par effort…
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The Queenly Seat

True Story: That One Time I Traded a Story for a Really Delicious Looking Brownie

Once upon a time I traded a story for a brownie.

It was June 2009. I had just graduated from college and my friends, siblings, and I were heading from Philadelphia to Chicago on the Amtrak. 979 more words

Life Lessons