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. Check Engine Light .

Turning 40 has been interesting and surreal. At 40, you’re in this strange place where your mind believes you’re still in your late 20 – early 30, but your body says, “Um… nope.” But it’s not a sudden denial of fantasy. No, no, it has more of a subtle creeping approach that slowly draws your… Continue reading . Check Engine Light .

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. Obsessed .

So… Ack!! Let’s just start with that. AAAAAAAAAAhhhhhhhhccckkkkkkkkk!! Shake it off, right? I have spent the last couple years focusing on healing from my domestic violence situation. It has driven me to push forward and through the emotional traps that have sprung up over the course of my healing. I have assumed this whole time… Continue reading . Obsessed .

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. Prowess .

** warning – sexually graphic content. read at your own discretion ** I had a rough session with my therapist today. The end conclusion is that I really, truly have never experienced genuine love; but yet I desire a love of a lifetime deeply. I yearn for a hearth and home. I’ve blogged about it… Continue reading . Prowess .

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. Drops of Jupiter .

  Life is way too short to waste… Make every moment count. This is so easily read, ¬†just as easily as it is to type. Digesting it, however, is like taking a spoonful of medicine without the sugar aiding it on the way down; bitter, grainy and really hard to swallow.¬† Make every moment count.… Continue reading . Drops of Jupiter .

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. Fat Girl Walking .

“Each push forward leaves the former person you were in your wake, creating room for an improved version, one that is stronger, healthier and forward-looking, one who knows that anything is possible.” A friend and I are going to start walking. It will be slow. I will be fat, slow and out of breath. But,… Continue reading . Fat Girl Walking .

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The “nots” and what not.

I am flooded with vile images and statements about being fat; whether it’s echoes from my childhood, or from my doctor, or from my own cynical self loathing mind. Just type the word “fat” into google and see what comes up. Hell, there’s even a “all fat people must die” subcategory on reddit dedicated to… Continue reading The “nots” and what not.

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. Bad Seed .

PLEASE CLICK THE PICTURE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE. IT’S WORTH THE MOMENT TO READ THE EXPERIMENT AND READ THE OUTCOME. IT RESONATED WITH ME. — In the pic below: Left facing apple got glowing, positive input. Right facing apple got all smack talk. Words can make you sick. And heavy. And dark. Words can… Continue reading . Bad Seed .