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Love and Loss on Mother’s Day

Have you ever desired something with such intensity that you felt a constant loss each moment that dream was not realized? For years I wanted to be a mother. These are not feelings I admitted out loud. I was a firm believer in only creating goals I had control over. As I walked into my 31st and […]

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Me: The Word I Need To Prioritize

I sit waiting for the tub to fill. My favorite Brazilian music is on iTunes radio, epsom salt flows through the warm water with hints of lavender, and my mind is inspired by Brené Brown’s writing, and overflowing with inspiration after seeing Elizabeth Gilbert’s Eat.Pray.Love. Yeah, those two will make you sit and realize that s*** just […]

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Quitting Alcohol: A Mother’s Struggle With Sobriety

Peanut butter and jelly. Soap and water. Meat and potatoes. Old folks and tapioca. Moms and wine. To disassemble any of these dynamic duos feels unnatural to the tongue and unsettling to the gut. Go ahead and picture an old person fresh out of tapioca and try not to cringe. And peanut butter without jelly? If […]

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