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A New Year, Still “Just” Me

As much as we may try to deny it, 2018’s arrival is approaching blisteringly fast. With that comes the influx of gym, new car, financial planning, and travel advertisements.  Turn on the TV, check Facebook, or open your favorite celebrity magazine and “A new year, a new you!” bombards us from every corner. Look, I’m […]

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Self-Care or Selfish?

Visualize your internal list, that list of who or what is important… where are you on that list? For many of us we are at the bottom, or pretty close to it. We are constantly putting others’ needs and wants above our own. And this goes far beyond being a mother or even a wife. […]

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Coping With Guilt: Mom’s Weekend Away

My husband and I got married young. Having been together for 8 years before we got married at the ripe old age of 23 meant we had grown up together. We also had a lot of growing up to do. We decided early on to wait to have children. For us, we spent those years […]

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What I Wish We Had Known About Abuse

  I honestly don’t know where to start. A statistic? Every minute, twenty Americans become victims of physical abuse by an intimate partner. A reference to the wide-spread acceptance of glorifying stalking in movies if the stalker is rich, attractive, or a sparkly vampire? Maybe the blatant acceptance of Floyd Mayweather and his history of domestic violence […]

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The Big Squish: My First Mammogram Experience

Over the years I’ve impressed some doctors with comprehensive knowledge of my family’s medical history. However, whenever I’ve uttered that my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer at 39 years old, I get “the look.”  The “wow-that-was-young” look. My grandmother thankfully survived her cancer ordeal.  But in the early 1960s, folks did not openly discuss […]

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Running from Anxiety {Guest Post}

Hello, everyone. My name is Ally Beard, and I am one of the co-founders of a new non-profit organization called Running from Anxiety. Although our endeavor only began in June 2017, Running from Anxiety has already served me just as much as I’ve served the organization. Allow me to explain where we came from and […]

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