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Reshuffling the Villains

“Before diagnosing yourself with depression or some other vague psychological condition, check to make sure you aren’t in fact surrounded by assholes” – A mild variation of the popular saying.  It is a now a known fact that there are … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Things I do have…

A pretty laid back life with interesting moments when I want it. A spacious apartment that provides cleanliness and health for my kid and I. My room has a view of a great big tree that dances in the wind … Continue reading

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Sitting Frogs: My unequal femininity

Every now and then I have a ‘smash-the-phone-in-the-wall’ moment. I like my Smartphone. It’s a Blackberry curve 4, I think or 5. It may not be as up to date as an iPhone (frankly I don’t get what the hype … Continue reading

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Nope, Not my Period

This cannot be the end of the sentence. Here I am, precariously perched, hanging on for dear life, waiting for a semi colon, a ‘however’, a ‘but’, an ‘in spite of’? Any preposition signalling a turning point in the road … Continue reading

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Sexual Abuse

Finding out I was sexually abused as a child (or at least finally having someone substantiate my strong suspicions), has been the single most relieving moment of my life.   The thing is: I always knew something wasn’t quite right … Continue reading

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My Life Truisms (subject and open to change and growth)

  So, Mr. Red Button has flexed his self help muscles a bit (see post here) … I found it a soothing, helpful read which felt like it flowed naturally from his very interesting brain… Which got me thinking…. Is … Continue reading

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Me, rich? Never!

It took me some time (probably due to years of brainwashing)…but I’ve eventually arrived at the realization that; Rich is NOT synonymous with ‘evil’ In fact there is nothing wrong with being rich.  Getting rich by fraudulent means, perhaps; being … Continue reading

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Who needs a relationship when you have a cause?

On relationships and other distractions…. I’m addicted to planning, clearly…. It’s the Virgo in me.  I’m also slightly Leon which is a relief, I’ve never felt like a true Virgo anyway…And you are wondering what the hell I’m talking about . … Continue reading

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Express Yourself!!…..

 …. if someone has a problem with it, just remember, it’s THEIR problem! 😉 I had my toenails french manicured, hot pink!! Something I would NEVER have considered 6 months ago!! (The horror -gasp-) I now see myself quite differently … Continue reading

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Pay the Pig, even if your income defies it….

Ultimately, the most rewarding job isn’t a job at all. It’s pursuing your interest, enjoying your hobby and making money from doing what you love… doing what you were born to do. -Ziiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiip- Ultimately – *wry grin* However on your … Continue reading

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