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Twofer Challenge: P is for Presidential.

I just finished the memoir of the woman who should have won, Hillary Clinton. I started What Happened last year but it wasn’t the right time for me to read it. 168 more words

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It's 2018...

and like most folks I’m feeling apprehensive, but re-energized. 2017 was a bizarre year. I attribute a lot of the year’s strangeness to the Trump administration. 330 more words

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How to join the Ya-Ya Sisterhood of Pick-Me’s!

It’s the New Year! Yipee! A New Us! A NEW EVERYTHING! YAY! (AIR KISSES!) Sorry we were yelling, but it’s so exciting to start the New Year with a brilliant new topic on how to join the Ya-Ya Sisterhood of Pick-Me’s. 926 more words

On leaning in to the moment

I come from a long line of women who get shit done.

My mother’s mother, Emma, was a force unto herself. After her husband became blind, she went to work as nurse, so that she could support him and her four girls. 1,479 more words

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Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year to you all!

I have just had 2 weeks of annual leave with zero work, and I feel motivated and refreshed. Never feel guilty having time off. 342 more words

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Generic new year new diet bullshit blog post

I never agreed with diets. I thought they were unnecessary, ridiculous, and shallow. I love Kate Moss, but when she said ‘nothing tastes as good as skinny feels’, I thought ‘oh fuck off’ and reached for the pizza. 1,066 more words

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Bucket List of Women I would love to Meet

Sue Monk Kidd

Roz Savage

Rebecca Solnit

Roxanne Gay

Liz Murray

Robyn Davidson

Naomi Klein

Gloria Steinem

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

This list is by no means complete, but these are some of the women whose lives, adventures, passion for causes, stir within me a desire to do more with my life than I had previously thought possible.

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