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  • The Open Gate…

    While I have been thinking about this post for a few days, I have not written it. There are many reasons it needs to be written…I think someone else wants to... Read more

    Posted on 21 November 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Motivational Monday…

    Sometimes I meet people and I think, if only there was a way I could change their thoughts. Well, the truth is, they have to want to change their thoughts. Read more

    Posted on 17 November 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Heal Me Now…

    Do you ever have one of those conversations with yourself about getting better? What about doing things in life? Lately, I have been saying a few things over an... Read more

    Posted on 16 November 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Tears of Thanks…

    So here’s the deal.  You don’t know me other than this blog, but I am the real deal. Everything I say on here has happened…I decided to update the fan page... Read more

    Posted on 11 November 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Motivational Monday…

    Hey y’all!  Guess what?  People seem to like me!!  I have friends:)  So this weekend was a certain erm birthday.  My husband isn’t known for planning things. ... Read more

    Posted on 11 November 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Fappiness…

    I feel like  I need to give you permission to be honest with yourself.  So there it is.  You have my permission (like you needed it, but anyway, you have it). Read more

    Posted on 05 November 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • 30 Days of Thankfulness…

    Last year at this time, I wrote all about my past teaching experiences, but I didn’t tell all the stories. I think sometimes people go about their day-to-day... Read more

    Posted on 02 November 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • My Break up with Sugar and Gluten…

    FYI…I originally wrote this for a magazine, well actually an e-zine that has published me before, but I am not sure if they actually published this piece, and... Read more

    Posted on 30 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Motivational Monday…

    It’s hard to write a Motivational Monday post when all you can think of is how un-motivated you are when in pain. But that being said, I got up just as I... Read more

    Posted on 27 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Restorative Yoga…finding My Place

    I was afraid my body was not ready for this class.  In fact, after taking the beginner yoga class, I waited weeks before coming back in to give it another go. Read more

    Posted on 21 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • 1998 Lingers On…

    drowqueen:Just a look at some of the beginnings of my blog… Originally posted on The Burned Hand: So, I can’t recall all of the diseases I was tested for at thi... Read more

    Posted on 20 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • My Danger-prone Dachshunds…

    So, if you have been following my blog for a small length of time, you might not be aware of my furry children.  This is a rather sad post here about something... Read more

    Posted on 16 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Transcendental Tuesday…

    Practicing Trancendental Meditation is said to be a good way to relieve stress. The TM technique involves the use of a sound or mantra and is practiced for 15–2... Read more

    Posted on 15 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Woe is Me…

    Anyone remember Droopy the cartoon dog?  Just say yes.  Okay, well, there are times I feel like that.  I thought my less than positive feelings would... Read more

    Posted on 07 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • I Hate Stress.

    I don’t even know how to begin this post.  I am tired of being tired.  I’ll start there.  17 years.  Seventeen years.  Maybe it doesn’t sound like a long... Read more

    Posted on 06 October 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Welcome to Fantasy Island…

    drowqueen:Here is your Motivation…read the quote at the end:) Originally posted on The Burned Hand: Another day has passed and I am continuing on my path. I am... Read more

    Posted on 30 September 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Resilience…when Did We Lose It?

    drowqueen:From my first September as a blogger… Originally posted on The Burned Hand: At some point in your life, you started to take things to heart. Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • Motivational Monday…

    When they tell you not to bite off more than you can chew…you need to listen.  The problem is, maybe “they” have never been broke.  Maybe “they” have never... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • The Thief…

    part 1I remember when it first started. Old age, I thought, was a bitch. Little did I know that it was not, in fact, normal aches and pains. The first sign was... Read more

    Posted on 15 September 2014 SELF EXPRESSION
  • P.w.d.

    Today I need to warn you about the dangers of P.W.D.  Posting While Dumb. At many times in your life, you might have a case of “the dumb”. You should not write... Read more

    Posted on 14 September 2014 SELF EXPRESSION