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The longest goodbye?

This week I am at a writer's workshop and had all intentions of going all gung-ho on writing my book, but something has me so unsettled that I had to break free from the formality of writing my manuscript in order to tell you about it. It's really weighing … [Read More...]

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Metamorphosis

Have you ever been on the precipice of something big in your life but you just couldn't put your finger on what it was? Like, you knew that your life was going to change (or needed to change) and that it was just beyond your reach and hiding behind a veil that … [Read More...]

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Blog Hop: State of the Union {volume 1}

Welcome to the first edition of the State of the Union series. The goal was to offer a glimpse into the details of my life and show a bigger picture overall....I wanted people to truly understand the complexities of our life and see what's milling around … [Read More...]

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Swift Kick in the Butt Series, Week 1: Keeping your eye on the prize

This week in the “Swift Kick in the Butt” series, we will be talking about getting your mind in the right place so you can stop being overwhelmed. I am sharing what it takes to give yourself a swift kick in the butt and take charge again.  You can do this in three easy steps.  […]

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Extreme Do-Over Basics: What this experiment isn’t

Before we get too far into this experiment, I think it is important to let you know what this experiment isn’t. What you can expect (or not expect) from the Extreme Do-Over Experiment series: I needed a life management system that served as a blueprint to take back control of my life, but it needed […]

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15 Jobs I’d Like to Try Someday

I am on the heels of finding a new direction in my life and, in doing so, was contemplating where I’ve been. I need a paying job right now, but not just any kind of job. I want a job that fulfills my passion and desires! I know in my heart I am a passion […]

Quiet Crisis {VIDEO} inside scoop

Wow, has it really been a month since I last had the chance to post? ::::dusts off keyboard::::: I’ll get to my excuses in a minute. First I want to share an important video. On September 1st,  an article came out in the American Legion magazine that included part of my story. I’d like to […]

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EDOE Rule #3: Stacking your habits so they stick

“Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into smaller jobs.” ~Henry Ford Before we can move on to the ‘what-the-hell-do-I-do-with-this-massive-to-do-list-that-makes-me-want-to-cry” portion of the Extreme Do-Over Experiment, I have to tell you that nothing I share from this point forward will work unless you learn (or re-learn) some basic rules. Let’s review the first two […]

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TSA expedites screening for wounded warriors

Torrey’s Note:  This program has been in existence for quite some time and has been a lifesaver for us when we travel. However, the services have been expanded to assist in expediting the process. See info below on how to request TSA’s assistance while traveling by air.   TSA to Provide Additional Expedited Screening Benefits […]

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If you are having a bad day, read this…

Having a bad day? Read this. For best results, use as directed. Wash, rinse and repeat. For internal use only. Today was just a bad day. That’s all… just a really bad day. You are not alone. You are not worthless. You have value. No one is out to get you. You are strong. Believe […]

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Support groups can be bad for your health.

The other day I brought up an issue about a group of my peers being particularly hurtful (and often hateful) to other people, including me, when they should be the very people that we should count on for support. I said, in part: I’ve tried to dismiss comments made by caregivers who are also in […]

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State of the Union {introduction to series}

Have you ever said to yourself, “If people could only see my life…!”? I know I have! Most of the time it’s because they (ie, anyone outside our home) just. don’t. get. it.  They don’t see the chaos. They don’t see the internal angst. They don’t see the dreams playing out a little at a time. […]

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