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Let Go Or Be Dragged

This is a good one. There are some things that you just need to let go of. I learned this lesson the hard way. Some things were just hard for me let go. The biggest one was family. Totally not a Rockwell experience. You can…

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True Independence

Its been awhile since I posted. Lots has happened. All good things. I got engaged. I’ve started volunteering at a dog rescue shelter and most importantly my health has improved. Lots to be grateful for these days. As today is the 4th of July and…

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You Can’t Pour From An Empty Cup

When people say that you have to love yourself before you can love someone else; what they’re really saying is that you can’t pour from an empty cup.  Picture how you feel about yourself being in a cup. When you are full of love, joy,…

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Father’s Day

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted….just let me say LOTS has been going on. I’ve been dealing with some health issues since late 2015 that I can happily say I am healthy now and living proof that life is better after the fray. Well at…

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Life Isn’t Easy for Any of Us

Whenever I’m down like clockwork I get an email in my inbox reminding me that there is a City Meals on Wheels meal delivery coming. I make the commitment to go and I sign up. I get up early on a Saturday morning, ride the train…

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Everything Happens for A Reason

Everything happens for a reason…..right? I’m a firm believer of this saying. We may not understand why we have to walk a certain path or why when it rains it pours but trust that God has a plan. “Walk by faith not by sight.” We…

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I loved Chance. And I can say without hesitation he loved me unconditionally. I loved him the way I loved no other being. When he passed I was beyond distraught, I was inconsolable. I cried like I never cried before in my life. The tears…

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Lasting Gifts

As you know this is a difficult time of the year for me. At the same time I have been going through some health challenges and there have been times when all the crying in the world would have been saved off if I had…

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My Choiceless Choice

I’m learning the hard way that suffering only increases when you demand from life that “this should not be happening to me.” When we go through crises our initial stance is to look at things as they “should be” and not address things for as…

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Emotional Vampires

It’s been awhile since I’ve written. Lots going on in my life right now. Not sure where to start. First off I’m missing my dog every day. There’s not a day that goes by when I don’t think about him. From hearing another dog bark…

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