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You Must Chill!

More than once in my life, I’ve decided that I need someone like Lloyd Dobler in my life.  Today, I need him to tell me to chill.  (Seriously, if you’ve never seen Say Anything, you need to ASAP). Somehow, over … Continue reading

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Disappointment and Identity

First, I want to think those who commented and messaged me after yesterday’s post.  Your support means a lot to me.  Seriously.  After watching Brene Brown’s TED Talk about Vulnerability (at the bottom of the post, if you’re interested), I … Continue reading

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Breathe

Forgive me if this post is a bit jumbled.  I have a lot to write, and I can’t guarantee that it’ll make sense.  I am not happy….with anything, really.  I’ve been depressed for months.  Not depressed to the point where … Continue reading

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Fear of Evaluation

So, along with all of the New Year’s Resolutions and Goals, many folks are evaluating their lives, and thinking about the kind of life they want to live. I’m afraid to do that. I’m afraid that if I think about … Continue reading

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Clean Up on…the Couch, the Floor, and my Feet

I’m sitting in the bathroom, watching Kid Pilgrim play in the tub.  It’s not his regular bath time right now.  But he did just throw up orange juice with banana bits on the couch, the floor, and my feet.  So, … Continue reading

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Lesson: Fast Food Will Not Make Me Feel Better

I’m having a great and bad day today.  I won’t go into the melancholy that always arrives every year on this day, because I have nothing new to offer to the dialogue. KidPilgrim is 2 1/2 years old now, and … Continue reading

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Just the Four of Us…

I’ve been waiting for a “good” time to write about the birth of BabyPilgrim.  What I’m learning (or, re-learning every day) is that there is no “good” time.  There is only time.  And since August 9th, most of that has … Continue reading

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