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I have lung cancer, and I don’t smoke. Wuuut?

I had a cough. I had a cough that wouldn’t go away or get better, no matter what my doctor prescribed. I also had back pain, back pain so bad that I ate ibuprofen all day just to make it … Continue reading

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NYC, OCD, and no hand sanitizer!

  Yes, I did this. I went to New York City with  my obsessive-compulsive hand washing, forgot my hand sanitizer and survived! I know that I could have bought some hand sanitizer while I traveled. I had every intention of … Continue reading

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Truck Envy

I have truck envy. There, I said it. Not just for any truck. No, I want the Toyota Tacoma. Stop laughing. I have wanted a Toyota Tacoma since I was in college. I have also moved more times than I … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Last Relationship

I’ve spent more time than I’d like to admit beating myself up over my last relationship. It lasted 4 months, a new record of shortness. Here’s what happened and what I learned: The first date I cancelled it. Someone informed … Continue reading

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Inner Dialogue on Dating, & My Parents’ Influence

This week I heard my inner dialogue about dating again go like this: ‘My mom gave up years ago. So can I!’ What. The. Fudge?!?! ‘Now that I think about it, my dad gave up long before my mom did, … Continue reading

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My First Half Marathon as a Single Mom

About a year ago, I decided to challenge myself. Running as my therapy (it helps me burn off energy & have more patience), I could easily run 5 miles any time, any day. I started rolling around the idea of … Continue reading

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Considering Change

I read I Almost Forgot About You by Terry McMillan over the weekend. The premise of the book appealed to me. “In I Almost Forgot About You, Dr. Georgia Young’s wonderful life – great friends, family, and successful career- aren’t enough to … Continue reading

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