April 2012


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I did it.

On Monday I put a period on the last sentence on the last page of my first manuscript.

I’ve had several friends ask me how I feel about it. My husband (my biggest encourager through the process) is thrilled. He has always said this is something I needed to do, and I always felt like I would, but I am thrilled beyond measure that it happened by the time I was 35.

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Finding balance

April 23, 2012
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One of the biggest struggles in my life is finding and maintaining balance. Between being a wife, having three young kids, volunteering, exercising and growing my career, knowing WHAT to do WHEN is really difficult. Trying to fit healthy meals, sleep, and cleaning into the mix seems next to impossible. As much as I want […]

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Family ties

April 20, 2012
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Over the last few weeks my family has had some challenges. My husband was out of the country on business when a hail storm came through. When he returned 10 days later, he discovered that his car was pretty well totaled. The rear windshield was gone, glass was everywhere, the front windshield was cracked, the […]

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The Power of Money

April 16, 2012
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My husband’s 2-year-old car was hit hard by the recent hail storms in Dallas. He was parked at DFW, so the smashed windshields and water damage was allowed to fester for a week prior to discovery. The repairs were estimated at $8500! When the insurance adjuster gave us the check on Sunday, he also gave […]

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Fear of failure

April 12, 2012
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As I posted last week, I am incredibly close to finishing the rough draft of my first novel. The closer I get, the more confused I become. The only time I’ve been this fearful was when I was worrying about miscarrying a child. That’s what this book is to me–it’s my baby. I’ve put my […]

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And the winner is…

April 9, 2012

Congratulations to Anne Elliot. She was randomly selected from last week’s entries. Anne will receive a book and an Amazon gift card. Thank you to all who entered and spread the word! Tweet

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April 5, 2012
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There is nothing like a storm to bring out the best and worst in people. I live in the Dallas metroplex. Tuesday our area was hit with 12 confirmed tornadoes.  The weather set in at the worst possible time too–right as schools and daycares were ready to release. Frantic does not begin to describe the […]

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