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Life or Something Like It

Life………or something like it.

Life Lessons Learned at the Barbershop

Life Lessons Learned at the Barbershop This past Saturday, I was sicker than a dog.  Nasty cold, lost voice, just felt like crap.  Yet, that doesn’t give me permission to not parent.  There are too many humans that I have created that need a gentle shove and food.  This day was no exception.  Jude had …

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Thoughts from a Hospital Room

I have spent a lot (I literally mean A LOT) of time in hospitals since 2015.  Between my Lady, daddy, mother-in-law, son, and more…my job is night duty.  That is my thing, I don’t sleep well anyway, so why not stay so other family members can rest.  As I was sitting with my MIL last …

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When OMS Roars It’s Nasty Roar

When OMS Roars It’s Nasty Roar Folks, not gonna lie.  This week has sucked the life out of me. When OMS Roars It’s Nasty Roar it is very nasty, indeed.  What started out as a normal week has ended with an intense fear overtaking my body while OMS takes over Hunter’s little body. Some Highlights …

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Just Be Held

Just Be Held  I am, quite literally, having a come apart right now.  It has been a week, month, year…just a lot.  Here are the lyrics to this song. Just Be Held Hold it all together Everybody needs you strong But life hits you out of nowhere And barely leaves you holding on And when …

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The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room There are so many types of mental illnesses!  Yet, they are rarely spoken (hence The Elephant in the Room) about because it is construed as showing weakness when you can’t handle your own crap. This is a list of the *main* groups (or classifications) though there are probably a hundred …

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A Way to Help Someone in Need

A Way to Help Someone in Need Here is an EASY way to A Way to Help Someone in Need!  My friend Amanda, who has guest blogged for me before, has nominated her brother.  His name is Josh Martin.  All you have to do is go to this FACEBOOK PAGE and simply “like” his picture.  That is …

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2 Years Have Passed

2 Years Have Passed Welp, 2 Years Have Passed since my beautiful Lady saw Jesus (and Jerome) face to face.  Somedays, it feels like an eternity.  Then, there are days that the stinging pain is fresh. Grief is a beast. I have never been one that has been okay with loss.  Like never have I …

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Backpacks

Gracious how this stabs my heart.  I am reposting this from Facebook.  A friend of mine, Megan (mom of MANY children who happen to have beautiful brown skin).  I have never read this before.  My son and I are having conversations that address these topics.  Yet, I include my caucasian kids in the conversation too.  …

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Power of Intentional Forgiveness

Power of Intentional Forgiveness The Power of Intentional Forgiveness is something that is not lost on me.  Forgive is a verb or an action.  You are actively doing something.  It means to grant pardon for or absolve something; to cease to feel resentment against (as in an enemy).  I love the beauty of forgiveness. Forgiveness DOES …

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