Baby Steps, Family Photos, Life, Random Ramblings

Don’t be yourself. No really, don’t.

When I was a little girl, I was told "just be yourself," as if this were a magic wand fix for all of life's troubles. You don't have any friends? Just be yourself! You're a weird, awkward kid? Just be yourself! You dress funny and the kids push you to the ground at recess? Just… Continue reading Don’t be yourself. No really, don’t.

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Baby Steps, Random Ramblings

The Fraud Police

Still sick. Yes, Still. I swear, it's like the plague, the cold that won't go away. I'm better than I was, but I just want to stop sniffling and coughing. It's also possible that cold season and allergy season have united and turned against me. It wouldn't be the first time! So yes, each day… Continue reading The Fraud Police

Baby Steps, Book Reviews, Life After Forty, Random Ramblings

Sometimes, You Need to Learn how to RUN Before You Can Walk.

When I turned 40, it wasn't a big deal. I felt good, younger than my calendar age. Sure I had some arthritis in my knee. Yes, I had problems with swelling in my wrists, the start of carpal tunnel syndrome, but I learned to adapt to the changes in my body. I got some wrist… Continue reading Sometimes, You Need to Learn how to RUN Before You Can Walk.