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Growth Chart & Flashback to Some 8th Grade Memories

(Another lovely text exchange I had with Jack…)

Yesterday I made Jack stand against the wall so I could measure him again. In one month he grew another half inch. 423 more words



The older I get the more I settle into being comfortable with who I am. There are parts of myself that I can improve on, always. 1,707 more words

Personal Care

growing pains

it hurt when i grew

one of the shortest in class in middle school

to 5’10 in high school

I had scoliosis

i grew crooked… 111 more words

Thoughts & Things

Life begins, again, at 30

Have you ever walked into a university class look around at your peers and find that one mature student? Well, that might be me.

Here’s the story: I have had a successful career for the past 5 years as a Medical Laboratory Technologist. 657 more words

Growing Pains

Friendly Reminder For The Woman Who Has Dimmed Her Light

A friendly reminder to speak clearly and without restraint.

I recognize that when i’m uncomfortable or intimidated, I have the tendency to dim my light. My octave drops, my shoulders tighten, and I feel that I shrink to the size of how I feel. 315 more words

Finding Herself

Be Persistent

In Bible class, PB told us to never stop quitting. What he was saying is, no matter how many times you fail or what the difficulties are, never give up. 392 more words


The Lie.

It pains me to say this (actually, that’s a lie, it doesn’t hurt at all), but the vast majority of you have been lied to your entire life. 518 more words