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Entries tagged "anxiety"

February 2nd 2015
If you know me at all, you know I love running. What you might not realize is that I didn't start... READ MORE
October 26th 2014
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Skyline Drive in Shenandoah early on a Saturday morning in late October. The leaves are close to... READ MORE
June 2nd 2014
The voices are constant. The distractions are never ending. The to-do list doesn't stop. The multi-tasking is incessant. By the time... READ MORE
January 19th 2014
"I've gotta finish writing this email. Someone just tweeted me. What about that proposal? Crap, have the dogs been walked?... READ MORE
December 27th 2013
The last few years at work, we've had a word to focus on the whole year and everything we did went... READ MORE
April 11th 2013
Kids in my day got spanked. Now kids get "time out." They sit in a particular chair in a certain... READ MORE
February 6th 2013
back in time: 11/23/2012 After Thanksgiving, I wrote about being content. Something drove me to get it out of my system... READ MORE
February 4th 2013
back in time: 11/19/2012 It happened the day I specifically asked God to take care of everything. I drove from Madison,... READ MORE
December 24th 2012
I have writer's block. It's the eve before Christmas and I sat in a comfy chair by a fireplace surrounded by... READ MORE
November 26th 2012
It's tough going with the flow when you're a Type-A personality. I'm even the girl who has the no-plan plan... READ MORE
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The Loss of My First Love
December 21, 2015
December 2004.  Sacramento, California. Freshly divorced. Adoption day.   Your foster mom brought you over. We watched you intently. You took in
The Secrets of Letting Go
August 26, 2015
It was Valentine’s Day.  A secret day.  Today, she would marry him. At 23, she knows what she
No More Should-ing On Myself
July 7, 2015
  “If God gives such attention to the wildflowers - most of which are never even
Struggling With Purpose
June 13, 2015
The breeze blows through big open windows rustling the white drapes. The oppressive heat hasn’t fully arrived yet
As You Are. Not As You Should Be.
April 21, 2015
  Hi. My name is Melanie and I feel like a failure on a daily basis.
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