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thursday’s thought

i hate working out.  i know it’s good for me, but who really wants to do it?  if you are that person, you are a freak.  and i mean that in the nicest way possible.  i have to force myself to do it every day.  ugh. but then a friend shared a little quote she’d seen on… Continue reading thursday’s thought

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thursday’s thought

my sister recently mentioned this shel silverstein book.  she’s a super fan, and i’ve always loved shel silverstein too.  i’m still planning that giving tree tattoo, but there are so many other things that are above it on my spending list. with valentine’s day right around the corner here in singletown, it’s natural to think about… Continue reading thursday’s thought

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november was a difficult month for me.  i don’t know if it’s the winter blues or what, but i just felt blah  i lost some of my creative inspiration and motivation.  i realized that i have to kind of force myself to do it because it’s good for me.  i need to express myself and… Continue reading thursday’s thought

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     uh huh. yep. truth. … i have gained back those ten pounds that i lost in october.  i lost my way in november.  i’m still working my way back.  it’s all uphill.  all the time.  and it’s only getting worse as i get older.  that was reaffirmed by my gynecologist when i saw… Continue reading thursday’s thought

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 in so many ways, things are going really well for me.  but i still find ways to be negative for no real reason.  whining because i didn’t get my way or that i can’t do it my way.  talking down to people (usually behind their back) because i think i’m better than them in some… Continue reading thursday’s thought

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sometimes it’s hard for me to remember that happiness doesn’t just happen.  i have to make it happen with the right attitude.  we started back to school this week.  back to school always feels like a fresh start to me.  it wasn’t a bad summer, but it wasn’t good either.  i can do better.  i… Continue reading thursday’s thought

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i want to meet john green.  i just want to have coffee with him and pick his brain for a few hours.  i show his history youtube videos in my classes.  the kids love him.  and i love his wit and sarcasm that they don’t usually catch.  i haven’t read his books, but they’re on… Continue reading thursday’s thought

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10 things that will make you realize you’re actually an adult now: 1. you get excited about low gas prices. 2. your metabolism is shot to hell and you’re reminded of it by your ever expanding waistline. 3. you find yourself saying “kids these days” followed by something you would have found funny when you were… Continue reading thursday’s thoughts

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thursday’s thought

i remember first hearing this quote on one of her podcasts last year. i was driving in the car back from Santa Fe. i reminded it and listened to it again because it was that important to me to hear at that time. but these words are something that i think i need to hear… Continue reading thursday’s thought