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Guilty Pleasure's Annoying Cousin

Christmas time can be the discount bin of emotions.  There is the occasional gem but there is a lot of stuff that is no bargain. Yes I am talking about the neon leg warmers of feelings, guilt. 429 more words

Frugal Living


In high school, I was required to complete English to French translations on a weekly basis. In college, minoring in French, the translation obligation continued. I became quite adept at it, even thought about a career as a translator but life took me in a different direction. 923 more words

Life Wisdom

What does it feel like to have PTSD

Someone once asked me what it felt like to have PTSD. They asked me what it was like and how did I handle the things that came up because of the PTSD. 535 more words

Ladies Who Lunch

As a fifty-something woman with an empty nest, I have more me time than I have had in more than 30-plus years. I still struggle with finding a new purpose and a new goal apart from my children, but I have stumbled across a piece of my personality I didn’t know existed, that is a new interest and love of fashion. 701 more words


Validation from Within May Be The Missing Piece

You are good enough. You really are.

This is probably not the first time that you are reading sentences similar to the ones above. We know that we should believe in ourselves but we don’t always do so. 514 more words

Growing Into Myself

I have a drawer full of pants I need to grow into. I rid my wardrobe of nonexistent size clothes, the ones I clung to as my identity, the fabric I let define my worth, the ones that kept the disorder alive. 701 more words

Breaking Free


This poem was written during my darkest hours of my adult life.  It helped me relieve some of my pain and in a form of a prayer for help.   102 more words