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Reflections- The Core of Who I Am

Everyday, at various times and locations, regardless of circumstance or surroundings, I have a moment. Sometimes it’s a profound moment of clarity, sometimes it’s the exact opposite leaving me giggling quietly to myself. 270 more words

Growing Up In Your Thirties

It won't get easier.

When people talk about my master’s program and being a teacher, they always say “it’ll get easier.” I don’t think they realize just how wrong they are. 98 more words

Life

Learning To Cope With Courage.

I was walking in the park

And I saw a little boy.  

His hair was a mess.

His face was full of joy.

He was talking to himself… 105 more words

Poetry

Letting the numbness fade and seeing past the pain. #23aday is #23toomany

I wanted to make a post today as a follow up to my previous one. My last post was a bit more on the loss side. 468 more words

Spring

It is an unexpectedly warm day today. A light breeze brings in the promise of spring on its heels, and everyone around me is abuzz with energy and excitement at the prospect of longer days and t-shirt weather. 276 more words

Cancer

Where to begin? Back to the basics.

That’s the hard part. Where do you tell a story that you’re not sure how it began? I think the basics will do.

I’m 28 years old, currently married to the man of my dreams, former military, and trying to conquer my past while also giving other women, and men, a voice. 299 more words

Curtain Call~

I am battling you doubt.

I am pressing myself to not allow your hold on my thoughts. It is coming with a price this time. I wonder how many pieces I have left to give, before what’s been left behind losses it’s value. 144 more words