Category Archives: thoughts on stuff

2018: The Year of Compassion

The past few Januarys I have been setting my intention for the coming year with a single word. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know….it’s one of those trendy things to do right now. But honestly, it’s good to have something positive … Continue reading

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Don’t Be “Nice”

Nice people are taken advantage of, railroaded, dumped on, and rarely respected. I know you know that old saying that “nice guys finish last”. Well guess what? It’s even worse for nice women. Continue reading

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Happiness is Like a Pillow

(This is a bit of a long post, but bear with me — I reach a point eventually). When I was in my early 20s I was in a pretty bad car accident. The kind where you see the wreckage … Continue reading

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The Gap: Why I Love Running

I’m happy to report that in the last few weeks it would seem that my iron levels are improving. I haven’t had anything officially checked at this point, but I can tell by the way that I’m feeling. Getting up … Continue reading

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The Gift of Motherhood

On Sunday,  Lil’ Mo turned 10 years old. She was at her dad’s on the weekend, so although we stopped by his house on Sunday morning for some quick birthday hugs and kisses, we waited until last night to have … Continue reading

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Farewell to an Old Friend

Last night I found out that a former co-worker of mine passed away. We worked together back in the day when I first moved to the city, before I had children. We didn’t work closely together, we never knew each … Continue reading

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Thirty Six Seconds

I’ve been running a lot lately. It’s been good for me for a lot of reasons. I had originally planned to run a full marathon again this fall, but there just wasn’t room for that in my life this year, … Continue reading

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