• Health,  Life,  Personal,  self-improvement,  Success

    The Process of Recharging

    Day by day, in every way, I’m getting better and better. Émile Coué de la Châtaigneraie I sleep in when I can. I rest instead of endlessly working. Bit by bit, I can tell a difference. Instead of scolding the dogs for their excitement in the mornings when they wake me to go potty, I gather my coat and take…

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    Practicing Selfishness

    It has been six days since I watched Katie leave with the recruiter. Five days since I saw her last, on the day she shipped out to BASIC. Four days since I’ve had any contact with her. And I’m doing perfectly fine. I’ve not had a day off work since last Tuesday, the last day I saw my little girl.…

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    Instinctive Fury

    Someone posted something as a comment to my cousin’s post-surgery photos. “Sorry to see these photos. Won’t show Ms. X. Hope the reaction is better.” (Paraphrased and names changed). My blood boiled. I have calmed a bit since that first gut reaction. Like my cousin is so ugly people wouldn’t want to see her… Grrr. I love my baby cousin.…

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    My cousin looks like a borg…

    …now that she has had her surgery. I wish I could post photos but she is a bit embarrassed at her appearance. They shaved the whole entire side of her head and there is a tube running from the top of her skull behind her ear, down her neck, across her chest and into her abdominal cavity where the excess…