Monthly Archives: May 2014

Saving Love, Saving Yourself

You cannot save people. You can only love them. Anaïs Nin And sometimes that means you must love them from afar. I have a friend who had difficulty accepting that her now-ex-boyfriend continued to make life decisions that were not … Continue reading

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The Bleeding Heart Party

I am ending today’s pity party. We may have one later tonight, or tomorrow, or this long weekend at the beach. But for now, it’s over. Everyone go home. This time my pity party was over a fun date. I’d … Continue reading

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My Kind of Guy

Each time I dip a toe in the dating pool, I learn more about what I want, and don’t want. I want what most people want–someone I find interesting and funny and smart and kind. I’ve realized there are simply … Continue reading

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Mommie Dearest

Mother’s Day is here and every year I have a hard time finding the right Hallmark card. I’ve always had a really complicated relationship with my mother. As a young child, I remember being in such awe of her. Her … Continue reading

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Squeal!

I made her blog!!! http://momastery.com/blog/2014/05/09/wait-better-show/ OK, realistically I’m but a mere footnote to Glennon’s amazing Love Firestorm message–of showing up just as you are to make the world a better place. And that none of us are perfect. And that … Continue reading

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Heart of a Honey Badger

A few years ago, I was running 40-50 miles a week, had several race bibs, and even placed first in my age division in a 5K (total fluke–there were literally only 2 other women in my age group); And yet … Continue reading

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An Ode to Glennon

Last night I went to a presentation and book signing with an author I greatly admire, Glennon Doyle Melton. She created Momastery and Love Revolutions, and I signed on to be a Monkee years ago before she really hit it big … Continue reading

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