But what if you do GREAT?

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So the Boston Marathon is in three days and it’s just starting to really sink in. I have spent all day alternating between having minor anxiety attacks and then talking myself out of them. I’ve said this before, but I am nowhere near physically ready for this. And it’s really been out of my control. […]

I’m just not that into it.

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A little less than two months ago, I allowed myself to get wooed into Rodan & Fields. If you’ve never heard of R&F, it’s a direct sales business that sells skin care products online. I get approached to do these types of things fairly often due to the blog. I have a big “network”, so I’m […]

Because you’re worth it.

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The other day Lena Dunham posted a selfie in her workout clothes along with a caption describing how much exercise has helped her with her mental health issues. Which is great. Because I’ve been saying the same thing for a long time. Exercise has helped me to deal with and manage my battles with mental illness for […]

Hello, Fwend.

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Number 5 (5 years old), Number 6 (4 years old), and Number 7 (3 years old) are in that stage of childhood where the ultimate burn-sizzle is “I’m not going to be your friend anymore.” As soon as one pisses the other one off, the auto reply button is pressed. Oh yeah! Well I’m not […]

BTTW

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A week from today, I will have (hopefully) completed the Boston Marathon. This will be my fourth marathon. So it may not seem like this is that big a deal for me. Let me tell you… It is. I am not a great runner. I am not fast. And I am not one of those […]