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2019, I bid you ado

Picture of 2020 cut out numbers on a wood floor with confetti

Another year has come and gone and I am ready to bid it ado. To say 2019 was a rough year for me would be an understatement — 2019 was one of the most emotionally tolling years of my adult life.

Posted in Learning, Life, Struggles, Success

A to Z 2014: Xylopyrography

“X” might be the hardest letter to come up with. So I set on a mission to look up words that start with “X” other than x-ray or xylophone. I found a rousing list, and way down at the bottom, there was actually a fourteen letter word that started with “X”: Xylopyrography.

Posted in A to Z Challenge, Learning

A to Z 2014: Vulnerability

I talked about Shame, but it is really hard to talk about shame without Vulnerability. My hopes for this post is to share a bit more of what vulnerability means to me.

Posted in A to Z Challenge, Learning, Struggles

Ten Things of Thankful – Week Ten

Oh my, it’s already been ten weeks?!? That’s nuts! Still opting for a late post on a Sunday night. I really need to get better about this. My mind is a bit foggy right now, I can feel a cold

Posted in Cooking, Family, Learning, Thankfulness

Ten Things of Thankful – Week 5

This week was a doozy. One of those weeks where you are pretty sure you went to hell and came back. Having those experiences, do test your strength and willpower, and inevitably, make you a stronger person. But while you

Posted in Family, Inspiration, Learning, Struggles, Thankfulness

It’s always darkest before the dawn

Today I faced reality, and did something I never foreseen coming. I let truths escape my lips that I have denied for months, for years. And once those words, once buried deep in my heart, hidden deep in my mind,

Posted in Learning, Life, Struggles

Ten Things of Thankful – Week 2 (for me)

While I came on board on week six of Ten Things of Thankful, for me, I am only on week two. So I will be numbering my weeks as it pertains to my weeks. It was another crazy week, including

Posted in Family, Learning, Life, Thankfulness

Letting go

Day 30, Thursday: React to this term: Letting Go. Crazy that it is May 30th and this is the second to last post for this challenge. I am happy to see it done, but am glad I did it. It gave

Posted in Blog Every Day in May, Learning, Life, Struggles

Silly school…

Day 23, Thursday: Things you’ve learned that school won’t teach you. Hmm this could easily be a long post. Let’s see what I come up with! School never teaches you that school may not be the best option for everyone. Especially

Posted in Blog Every Day in May, Happiness, Inspiration, Learning, Life

Let’s get real – Life is a process and I am still working on it

Day 20, Monday: Get real. Share something you’re struggling with right now. I feel like for the better part of the last year or so I have been struggling. Last fall I had the snowball effect — where all the things

Posted in Blog Every Day in May, Learning, Life, Struggles
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