From the monthly archives:

November 2010

Holiday Solstice

We are told that there is strength in numbers. That united we will stand, and divided we will fall. That two is better than one. That being alone is difficult. That no one should be alone. That alone is for suckers. Especially during the Holidays. I have consciously and unconsciously believed this crap for years. […]

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My Choice (or Emotional Poverty) and The Girl Effect

My clock is ticking. My girl clock. And not in the way you’re probably thinking. My girl clock that still remembers what it was like to be twelve years old and scared, not knowing what life lay ahead of me. I did not grow up in poverty, unless you count emotional health as wealth. And […]

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Wisdom, Discipline, and Using the Last of the Soap

November has been a great month for shifting and growing for me. I started NaNoWriMo for my writing and P90X for my health. Both are super intense workouts; one for the mind, one for the body. Both are teaching me about discipline, and both are gaining me personal wisdom and insight into the core of […]

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NaNoWriMo: Weekly Wrap-Up

This week in NaNo has been challenging, as was the first week. I gave myself one day off, which turned into two, which tried to turn itself into three, but I wouldn’t let that happen. As I continue to push forward with this writing, as well as a project on my health, it’s clear to […]

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NaNoWriMo: Weekly Wrap-Up

It’s been a week of writing over at NaNoWriMo, and I’ve compiled 14, 286 words over 10+ hours of actual writing. As will happen when trying new things, I stumbled in my first week and had to quickly figure out how I would adapt, lest I end week 1 with just the 1945 words I’d […]

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Thrivin’ Tuesday: Go Vote. Right Now!

I’m writing this on Monday night, with the expectation that I won’t have time to write this in the morning because I’ll be voting. Yep, exercising my American right to vote. Something women couldn’t do prior to 1920, the year my grandmother was born. I believe voting is a part of thriving. If you want […]

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