Category Archives: the daily post

A Lesson From Rocky

How many times have you heard someone talking about their dissatisfaction with their own life and blaming it on the circumstances in their past?  I think that’s one of the biggest universal problems that we all have experienced.  I know … Continue reading

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Rocky Theme Song

Rocky‘s theme song Gonna Fly Now feels right to post today.  It’s a classic that even if you’ve never seen the movie, you know that song, right?  Is there anyone who didn’t recognize it?  I’m putting it below in case … Continue reading

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How Friendships Change After A Breakup

If you’ve been through a break up or divorce, you know that sometimes friendships go away just like the relationship.  I’ve been on both sides of the situation and it’s never easy.  When a couple breaks up, we tend to … Continue reading

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Divorced With A Spring In My Step

Being divorced gets infinitely better when we feel like we are healing.  There are signs along the way that we are processing the new chapter and accepting what our lives really are right now.  I fought it like a wildcat … Continue reading

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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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Falling Down and Getting Back Up

Seven days cold turkey – check.  One slip up on the night of Day Seven – yup.  Decided that one slip up doesn’t mean I have to start back at Day One – check.  Monday full of strife from the … 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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Uncompromising Doesn’t Mean B*tch

I compromised my whole life.  I put myself last on the list for ages, in many situations.  I did what I felt was right by putting others first.  I lost sight of myself because of my decisions.  While I won’t … 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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