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Receiving Social Security Benefits as a “Survivor”

Unsure what the probability is of how many Veterans lose their spouse at an early age, only to have to wonder what happens next in their lives. 574 more words



One of the wonderful gifts of WordPress is the community of bloggers that support, encourage and accept each other exactly for who they are. I have found this to be especially true in the mental health community. 2,667 more words


“If he’s so bad, why don’t you just leave?”

Ok, so….Here we go.
We stay for many reasons…love isn’t always one. We have children and we believe we will lose them. 231 more words


Joy is more than a feeling

This is a photo of my daughter and I in 1995 on her first thanksgiving. I am so thankful I grew up and learned what true joy is! 623 more words

BOOK: When You Know What I Know | Sonja K. Solter

Bibliographic Information: Solter, S. K. (2020). When you know what I know. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company. ISBN 9780316535410

Genre/Format: Poetry/Verse, Realistic Fiction. Available as: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, Audiobook. 1,449 more words



October is nearly over. But it’s not too late.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. If you haven’t scheduled your mammogram – or if you’re overdue for your mammogram because of the ongoing pandemic – this is your chance to take care of yourself and to take control of your health. 199 more words

Life Lessons

Reasons I Need to Play This Game:

  • i belong to the group of people on this earth who believe everything worthwhile in life should/does involve suffering + want to become part of a group of elite humans who have proven they can not only withstand but thrive in much less than ideal conditions AKA Survivor players.
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