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Refueling

I have been feeling the stress the last couple of weeks. I told myself it was normal. I took the necessary steps to maintain my sanity – eating right, sleeping, shutting off the computer at night when I could not … Continue reading

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On My 11th Wedding Anniversary

I flipped through my wedding album last night in preparation for writing a post about my 11th wedding anniversary for today. I was caught off guard by how much had changed since those photos were taken 11 years ago. Marriages … Continue reading

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In Comparison, Not Good Enough

When my husband and I first got engaged, I was thrilled to be a part of his family.  I saw in his parents, especially in his mother, wholeness and conventions that I had missed in my childhood. They were normal, … Continue reading

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The Happiest

I am the happiest I have ever been in my life. It frightens me to say this, because I have learned the lesson about constant change well.  I know that nothing lasts forever, not even the things you really, really … Continue reading

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And I would call it “Shut Up and Listen.”

If I were to write a book right now, I would talk about how important it is to be heard. I think some of our worst decisions are made when we feel like no one is listening.  I used to have … Continue reading

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A Shmairy Tale

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there was a girl named Shmritt. Shmritt was best friends with a boy named Shmadam, and they did everything together.  Shmritt and Shmadam had other friends – lots of friends, … Continue reading

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Dear Adam, I’m glad you’re not dead

Dear Adam, I just got word from your wife that your minor outpatient sugery is over and you’re fine.  Except for pooping on the table, you came through with flying colors and will be resting comfortably at your mommy’s house … Continue reading

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The New Friend Stage

I got my first serious boyfriend my sophomore year in highschool.    He became a part of my family, an integral part of my every day life.  After several months, I knew it would last forever. We broke up two years … Continue reading

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I wonder why you don’t hate me.

It started happening when I was in highschool. I’d be hanging out with my friends on the gym floor, our books and papers scattered around us on the half court line of the basketball floor, our teenage limbs sprawled across … Continue reading

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I need a girlfriend.

I notice it most when my polish is chipped off my toes. And when I’m sitting at home flipping through HGTV reruns. And when it’s a Tuesday night and the kids are in bed, Jared’s asleep on the couch, and … Continue reading

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