Category Archives: Life Lessons

Be Present – Life Coaching

Many years ago, I thought about becoming a Life Coach.  Based on my background, degree in Psychology and years of working in corporate Human Resources, it seemed like a  natural fit for me.  I thought about it and wondered the … Continue reading

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Out of the Shadows

This photo of Allie starting longingly outside sums up how I was feeling this winter.  Wanting to be outside but yet needing my solitude.  Wanting to hide yet to be seen.  It was a contradiction on so many levels.  I … Continue reading

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49 Lessons Learned by 49

I turn 49 today and quite honestly that number is so strange to me.  My mother is supposed to be 49, not me!  I sure don’t feel it and most people tell me I don’t look it either, whatever that … Continue reading

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Online Dating Part Two

Two years ago I joined an online dating site.  It was quite eye opening.  You’re basically shopping for a date.  Once I got into the flow of it, I had a few first days and I think one second date. … Continue reading

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Vulnerability…Rocks

When I wrote the draft of my last post, I had an introductory paragraph that explained why I was writing the post.  My lovely friend Amy edited my post and suggested I eliminate that paragraph or move it somewhere else … Continue reading

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A Stigma

I have herpes. Just writing that down is freeing and terrifying at the same time. I’ve shared this information with my dearest friends and I don’t have a problem discussing it in person, (although I do tend to change the … Continue reading

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Some Days…

Some days… the road seems long with no end in sight and then you remember, there is no destination, just the journey you get a phone call with news that someone you love is in the hospital, side effects from … Continue reading

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Taking it Lightly

  Part of the reason I moved to this new apartment was to meet new people and hopefully start dating again.  Since my break up last year, I’ve had exactly one date who was a friend of a friend and … Continue reading

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Settling In

  It’s been a really long time since I’ve written here.  There are various reasons for the absence, one of which is that I moved and have been settling in to my new home.  It is totally the opposite of … Continue reading

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Moving Forward…I’m Ready

Almost three years ago, I moved into this house.  I walked in and fell in love and knew I had to be here.  And for all this time, that tire swing has hung in the tree.  Then one day on … Continue reading

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