Category Archives: Breakup

For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 29

29. Do you have any regrets? It is so easy to say, “I have no regrets. Every part of my Life is part of the greater picture of who I am today.” As much as I would like to say that … Continue reading

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For my girls (and a little bit for me), PART 10

10. Describe your most embarrassing moment. Embarrassing moments are usually funny once you get away from what happened and gain a little perspective. For example, when my new, shiny red, slick-bottomed shoes which I ridiculously decided to wear to the … Continue reading

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Choices

The last half of 2005 was so many things. Interesting. Fun. Sad. Bittersweet. Exciting. But mostly it was a tequila-fueled blur. The title to that chapter of my life would simply be “Choices.” I chose to end my marriage. I chose … Continue reading

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Fake it ’til you make it.

Last week while in Ft. Worth, I had the blessed opportunity to hear Shawn Achor speak about the science of happiness. On the surface, it seemed like all the other industry-standard spiels on positivity. But once I began listening to … Continue reading

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Not everyone likes Mother’s Day.

There was a time for me when Mother’s Day meant wallowing in misery and defeat. Church services were to be avoided – they always asked the mothers to stand so they could bring them a rose, and invariably some well meaning … Continue reading

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That which does not kill me

Today got off to a rocky start. Someone I thought was long-ago banished from my life sent me a friend request on Facebook. Most people would shrug it off. No big deal. It was a big deal to me. I won’t … Continue reading

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