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Single Parenting College Kids With Anxiety

I don’t know if it’s some planetary alignment or just plain exhaustion lately, but I’m tired.  And yes, I slipped up so I need to get back on the quit wagon.  But I did make it 10 days without smoking … Continue reading

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Quit Day 6

On Valentine’s Day, I began feeling sick with a cold.  With each puff of the few cigarettes I chose to inhale, I felt that yuck.  If you’re a cigarette smoker, you may know what I mean.  The mind wants a … Continue reading

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Lesson Reminder – Divorced From A Narcissist

I had to contact my divorce lawyer and pay him to help me again because my ex-husband intentionally betrayed the divorce agreement.  Time and again, he thinks the rules don’t apply to him.  But they do and if I’m the … Continue reading

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What’s In A Lie?

A lie is a lie. A white lie is a lie. A half truth is a lie. A hidden truth is a lie. A lie by omission is a lie. Intended deception is a lie. A false impression is a … Continue reading

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Life Is Tough These Days

There’s some blood moon, wolf moon eclipse coming and it sure feels like the world’s people have become untethered.  Me included.  So much debris floating under the surface, just when I thought things were getting better.  But they’re not getting … Continue reading

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My Energy Is Dragging Today

I cancelled lunch with a friend today because I can’t even muster the energy to shower.  I’m dragging today both physically and mentally due to a lot of turmoil in my life and the remnants of others’ problems.  It’s like … 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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Kids Of Divorce and The Narcissist Family

My college kids are having a tough time navigating their relationship with their dad who is mostly absent.  It doesn’t help that his mommy has stuck her narcissistic snout into their relationship often and as her son’s biggest fan, feels … Continue reading

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Take The High Road

I always try to take the high road when I can.  It’s innate in me because I want everyone in my life to be happy and I don’t like giving up or being blamed for anything.  It’s an insecurity of … Continue reading

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