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just do it; embracing my inner cheerleader

“Gold (Gold).  Always believe in your soul.  You’ve got the power to know.  You’re indestructible.  Always believing.” ~ Spandau Ballet

My Unreliable Body, Part Two

This is continued from My Unreliable Body, Part One.

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been diagnosed with a number of health issues. 1,243 more words

One of My Little Quirks: Random Facial Expressions

I have no idea what my face is doing.

Many times, people have asked me what’s wrong when I’m feeling fine.

Other times, people have asked me what I’m smiling or smirking about, when I wasn’t aware that I was doing so. 461 more words

where the sunset kisses the night

Recently, I’ve wondered about the difference between a soldier and an officer. It’s a subtle distinction, neither are completely exclusive of each other, but there’s a clear focus on a particular skill-set for each role. 729 more words

A Magnet for the Hurting?

My mom says one of my gifts is my ability to attract and be a comfort to hurting people. She says when I was a child, sad or traumatized children would be drawn by my quiet, calm demeanor and would confide things in me. 204 more words

The Golden Rule

When I was a kid, the Golden Rule was drilled into my head: Do to others what you would have them do to you. Because I tended to take things literally, I tried to follow this by treating people the way I wanted to be treated. 494 more words