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Tuesday night I treated myself to a much-needed massage. Between three kids, a full-time writing career, normal household necessities, and a husband who is prepping for another week awake… my stress level frequently gets out of control just like everyone else’s.

What I received from this masseuse was way beyond tension release. Thirteen years of massage wisdom poured from his lips and helped me realize that I am not alone in my need (and constant failure) to juggle it all.
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Personal Independence Day

July 4, 2012

Last night I started thinking about independence while learning personal information that made me feel rather enslaved. See, last week, I went in for an annual medical exam and came out needing blood work to test for everything from diabetes to thyroid to hormonal imbalances to cancer. Results started coming in yesterday and the idea […]

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New writing venue

October 19, 2011
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I have an additional writing venue at She is Dallas now. If you want to read more about my weight loss journey that has made me half the woman I once was (literally), check it out! Tweet

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Strawberries, cell phones, and a lesson about moving on

September 14, 2011

Driving to my son’s preschool this morning, we stopped by the store for some perfectly plump, lusciously red, expectantly juicy strawberries for my fruit salad tonight. I meticulously looked through each container and came across what I determined to be the best looking berries. Confident in my decision and proud of the standing ovation that […]

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News Flash: New story heading your way

July 24, 2011

I recently received word that my story, “A Perfect Ten,” will appear in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Finding Your Happiness! This essay is about my personal weight loss journey from 303 pounds to a size 10 just using calorie counting and exercise. It was my starting point to feeling like I really can achieve […]

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