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And the mother of the year award goes to………

Published on July 25, 2017 By Susan

Today is a day I just feel broken.   Not long ago, my oldest child expressed to me he didn’t want to speak to me and hasn’t in a few months. There are days this fact just weighs heavily on me.  I can’t control his actions, or his opinions. Not only does physical pain wreck […]

Birthday, acknowledgement and acceptance

Published on July 16, 2017 By Susan

My 39th birthday came and went and while it was a fantastic day with lots of love, it was extremely difficult for me to receive all the attention I was given. Over the past few days, I have struggled with tying my success, my failures, my struggles and my constant negativity to how I feel […]

Anxiety and wanting to give up

Published on July 11, 2017 By Susan

It’s always amazing to me how easily the negative soundtrack plays in my mind. Over and over. I actually contemplated not posting any more.  I constantly thought about how other’s may receive this content.  I heard myself speculate “She’s weak”, “Why is she whining?”, “It could be worse you should be grateful”. I recently had […]

My greatest pride and disgust

Published on July 9, 2017 By Susan

Being a Marine Corps veteran is one of my greatest sources of pride.  Yesterday was yet another indicator of my over-commitment due to that pride and fear of disappointing others I care about. We hosted a military care package drive at work to send to troops deployed to Turkey.  Because we had never organized an […]

Relieved and not…..

Published on July 8, 2017 By Susan

Today was a doozy. I started out with waking up late and rushing to work due to a rough night’s sleep again. Coffee save me!   I started out the morning attending the Creative Couch session at work.  This is an overview of marketing and sales activity within the company and market. Pretty good information […]