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Let It Go

There are people in your life that you just don’t mesh with. You can try to avoid them and have limited contact with them, but they are still a presence in your life. I spent 20 years mad at one person and I was not a happy person. 5 years ago, I decided to forgive… Read More Let It Go

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52 Acts of Kindness

52 Acts Imagine if we all committed 52 acts of kindness in 2019. How different would your life be? how would you effect those recipients of the 20 acts of kindness? Would the ripple effect spread? I want to find out, 2019 I will generate 52 acts of kindness. #52Acts Will you join me? Open… Read More 52 Acts of Kindness

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Feeling of failure

I feel like such a failure at everything I try. I become so sure that I can make something work. At first I work really hard and I sit back and wait for results and get nothing. I will paddle my own canoe, even if it is just a box on my kitchen floor. I’m… Read More Feeling of failure

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Your Husband’s Hobbies

I don’t know about your husband but my husband doesn’t have buddies he goes and hangs with. He is not a buddies type of guy. That is why he married me, so that his best friend is also his wife. This is a built-in relationship with the extra bonuses. While our husbands are just fine… Read More Your Husband’s Hobbies

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Lessons Learned

In June, the husband and I celebrated 21 years of marriage. This past weekend we got his and hers ring tattoos. Marriage is not for the faint of heart. Marriage is tough and requires daily work. Things that were cute are now annoying. Problems do not just go away. Having children does not make things… Read More Lessons Learned

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Household Binder

No one likes to think what would happen if they died, would the people you leave behind know how to run your household? Almost 6 years ago we were thrown into this when my mother-in-law died of cancer. It was sudden and things went fast, but we were left wondering what bills needed to be taken… Read More Household Binder

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Ubiome

You have probably seen this on Facebook. uBiome (www.ubiome.com) helps you understand what 100 trillion bacteria are trying to tell you. According to the website ……… With SmartGut, you and your doctor can gain valuable insights to better understand what’s going on inside your gut, then take steps for you to feel better. Using precision… Read More Ubiome

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My pain with UC

Managed? What does it mean to accept living with chronic pain? And forever? How do people do that? Should they? How could someone have the audacity to label me as “a hopeless case” and define my future, my life? Did this mean relinquishing hope of getting better? Did it mean I needed to stop trying? I… Read More My pain with UC

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Dear body……

Dear broken body, Thank you, you always find a way to send a reminder that you are still there. You have a tendency to remind me daily of what constant pain feels like. You remind me that my guts are defective. But, you remind me that no matter what, you are working hard to stay… Read More Dear body……

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Anxiety is not my friend

Anxiety takes my breath, my sleep, my energy, my well-being, and parts of my life. I have an anxiety disorder and suffer from panic attacks. They grip me and make it hard to breathe, to make sense of my surroundings. Most of the time I am racked with hysterical crying. One attack can lead to… Read More Anxiety is not my friend