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Christmas Whine

How was your Christmas? Mine was a mix of good and bad. Besides my chronic challenges I had a miserable cold and had somehow managed to strain my back. I was in a lot of pain, and walking, even sitting, … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Mother’s Day Quarterback

A lot of mothers with chronic illness have enormous feelings of guilt that they cannot be “Super Mommy”. That instead of doing things with their children they have to nap. That they often end up just watching their children instead … Continue reading

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Thankful

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. 2.) We’re going around the table and it’s your turn to share what you are thankful for…go!   To say that I am thankful for my husband, child and I being able to be together … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Ornaments

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt 1)  Have you decorated your Christmas tree?  Share a favorite Christmas ornament. I always feel a week behind during Christmastime!  My mother is coming in next week and we plan to get our … Continue reading

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For Women With Curves: Win Some Fashion For the Holidays!

This is the third time I am pleased to be working with the fine women from Fashion to Figure, a site that carries very trendy and fashionable clothes for the plus size woman at great prices! Wouldn’t it be nice to … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler…And Santa!

Despite my worries about how I would be able to handle the normal rites of Christmas while being sick and in the middle of a bankruptcy, our trip to see Santa was a success!  I even got a handicapped parking … Continue reading

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The Advent Calendar That Will Probably Doom Me to Hell

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt 3.  The first day of December is upon us!  Describe an Advent calendar or a special way you count down days until Christmas (past or present).  Inspired by (Classy Chaos) For years, long … Continue reading

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Awkward Thanksgiving Day Moments

The following was heard at and around the Thanksgiving table where we went for dinner: 1.  “You do that again to me and I will take this knife and stab you!” At the table, said by a man to his … Continue reading

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My Thanks to You

It gets hard to write a meaningful Thanksgiving Day post when one tries to be meaningful and thoughtful every day.  You read my blog, you know I am grateful and thankful for my family and friends (mostly) all of the … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Halloween at Tyler’s House!

I say Tyler’s house, because he has been the main thrust of our Halloween decorations.  I have collected plenty of decorations over the years but if there were no Tyler, neither Grant nor I would have been motivated to put … Continue reading

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