Tomorrow

Every night, before the melatonin and Gabapentin bring sleep, I tell myself that¬†tomorrow is the day I will do my physical therapy exercises and yoga and meditation. I will strap on my FitBit again, and take 10,000 steps. I will take my son to the kids club at the gym, and avail myself of the […]

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On Belonging

I had promised myself I wouldn’t cry at this reunion. In one of the few photos from our fifth college reunion, we’re all smiling: former roommates, wingies, best friends. I’m the only one in the group whose red, puffy eyes and tentative smile are giveaways of the tears I’d just wiped away prior to the […]

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Owning It

Do You Apologize for Your Accomplishments? At a young age, I learned to hide my gifts. I learned to be ashamed of my straight-A’s. Well, that’s a little lie. I didn’t get straight-A’s. I got straight C’s in handwriting, and once–in Fifth Grade–I got a B in Religion, a grade which sent me into my […]

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Promises

As I begin the new year lying in bed with a sinus infection after an insomniac night propelled by a late-afternoon four-hour ‘nap’, I must admit there are some promises I need to make to myself if only to avoid the shame of sleeping til noon at my age. Go to bed at a regular […]

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Momastery | Messy Beautiful Warrior Project

I haven’t written a lot this year. But Glennon at Momastery is going to make me get back to my blog at some point this week:¬†Momastery | Messy Beautiful Warrior Project Instructions. Join in!

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