Category Archives: 50 years old

Maybe, Maybe, Maybe

Maybe it’s the weather.  Maybe it’s the start of spring (if it ever gets here).  Maybe it’s that the weather is getting warmer so I can’t hide under the layers of clothing and I’m embarrassed that I’ve gained a little … Continue reading

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I Will NOT Give a Damn

I’ve been repeating like a mantra, I will not give a damn, over and over.  It’s not really working, but I am making a little headway.  You see, I just spent a bunch of time answering my Ex via email.  … Continue reading

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One Slip Up

Ok, I’ve got to be honest here.  Today, on Day 7, I slipped and had one.  It didn’t even taste good and I have guilt over it.  At any point while I was smoking, I could have stopped, but I … Continue reading

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Party Lines We Tell Strangers

So the party last night was fun.  We were seated at a table with another mom and her kids.  Luckily one of my kids knew one of hers, so that bonded the kids and you know what happens when 2 … Continue reading

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Grace and Frankie

In my quest to keep busy, a friend recommended watching Grace and Frankie which you can find on Netflix.  Well, let me tell you, I’ve got a new addiction – one that gives me laughter and some poignant tears, but … Continue reading

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I admit, yes, I’m counting the minutes now

I’ve got that old familiar feeling again.  So far, it’s stayed away since the start of my quitting Sunday night, but I can feel the energy rising.  That feeling of come on, let’s go outside for a minute and relax … Continue reading

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Is This What We Signed Up For?

I have asked myself that question repeatedly over the years.  Did I really sign up for this crazy?  The narcissist relationships that have me bugging out with insomnia?  I’m a fixer by nature and over the years, I repeatedly put … Continue reading

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Shedding Encrusted Layers

With every step out of my comfort box, I feel like I am shedding the old me.  Perhaps it’s because walking down the stairs since Monday’s first CrossFit class feels like agony.  And now that I’ve entertained at the second … Continue reading

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CrossFit and Janie – A New Bond!

Hello Everyone!  I’m sorry I haven’t written in a few days, but I have been a bit busy.  READ:  I started a CrossFit class and boy am I sore!  I decided to get my body in gear finally and hopefully … Continue reading

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