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Are You Having A Cranky Monday Too?

I’ve rewritten this post a few times already, but I’m just going to hit send when this is done. I’m cranky today. Have you ever just felt cranky and want to enjoy it? LOL I know that probably sounds silly, … Continue reading

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Tips & Advice: General Life – Embracing Life’s Changes at Any Age (Guest Post by Janie Leeds) — This Is My Truth Now

It’s the next installment of the General Life segment in the Tips & Advice feature on the This Is My Truth Now blog. If you’re new to this segment, scroll toward the bottom to learn more about it and me. … Continue reading

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Tagged By Wanna Know You Better

Paula Light tagged me here so I’ll play along.  I don’t know who else wants to do this, but if you do, feel free to be tagged unofficially by me. 10 “briefly explain” questions: 1. What really makes you angry? … Continue reading

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Make Me Lose Control

Whenever I hear that song Make Me Lose Control by Eric Carmen, I start remembering that summer when the guy I was dating played it whenever we were in his car.  While we’re still friends, he’s married, has kids but … Continue reading

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Pedro And The Christmas Tree Story

Part of divorce is having to decorate alone, especially when you’re an empty nester.  Not like the kids or ex-husband helped a lot to decorate at Christmastime, but it was nice to do it as a family.  I had been … Continue reading

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Sticks And Stones

Tempers are heightened around the holidays and it’s like walking through a mine field these days with everyone being so sensitive and easily upset by the littlest thing.  It’s hard to find peace when people are so touchy and grouchy.  … Continue reading

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How Divorce Affects College Bound Kids

I think that part of my homesick kid’s problem was the divorce.  It all started a few years ago when he was in high school, so he was home with me.  I thought we dealt with changes in the relationships … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Getting Your Hair Done…

I booked a hair appointment today along with a manicure for a treat.  I figured why not pamper myself a bit while the dye is processing?  I have to sit there anyway for awhile in order to get rid of … Continue reading

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When Your Kid Wants To Come Home From College

My kid went to University in August and started falling apart.  How the hell it happened in the blink of an eye is beyond me considering I think I have a good grasp on my kids normally.  But this turn of … Continue reading

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