Tag: women over 40

16 May 2017

I am a woman. This means it is highly likely I have ovaries, a uterus and a vagina. Together these enable my body to create a cellular change that is able to grow into a baby. This ability to create, support and give life does not make me stupid. It makes me powerful. If I…

13 Dec 2016

There is no point is saying the holidays are difficult for those who are grieving. It’s a foregone conclusion. But, as it is one of my personal missions to share with others the lessons I’ve learned from being on the other side of the abyss I am compelled to blog about ways we can help…

05 Apr 2016

Sometimes I come across something I’ve previously written and not published. This is one of those entries. It’s a bit of a rant but anyone who is grieving, or has grieved will relate to this post and those supporting the grieving take note, grief brain is real, real, real. Once upon a time (during the…

09 Oct 2015

Yes. Is it also one of the scariest and hardest things to do in the world? Absolutely. After all if love wasn’t so great we wouldn’t have countless gazillion dollar industries trying to sell us all of its accessories: wear this cologne/perfume, dress this way, take this trip, drink this beverage, drive this car, read…

07 Jan 2015

“Cunt” is likely one of, if not, the word that makes me madder than any other word in the English language. There is no male equivalent. There is a harshness and underlying threat of violence that tends to accompany it; the vengeance with which it is usually spewed is often code for “I would like…

06 Jan 2015

January 6th, 2015 Dear Mr. Zuckerberg, I commend you on your decision to read a new book every other week. As a public persona I am certain you are aware of how your actions impact those who look up to and respect you, especially today’s young people. I know you are a relatively young person,…

14 Apr 2014

First off I have to say that it isn’t as radical as it sounds. The only things I unplugged myself from were my smart phone and my laptop- I felt I had to. After several days of great task completion followed by an emotionally difficult Friday I had gone from elated to drained in less…

12 Dec 2013

Thank you to those of you who have written and wished us well this holiday season and also for asking how we are doing. I thought I’d do an open letter to answer your questions. It’s a bit of a kick back to when I actually enjoyed writing in that it’s a list and I…

03 Jan 2013

Work is one of the most commonly accepted concepts we subscribe to. What does that mean? To me it means the majority of us believe work is a worthwhile endeavor, one that helps us build the lives we want and one that gives our lives some sort of meaning and ourselves a sense of self-worth….

25 Nov 2012

Elizabeth Renzetti Why? Because she writes things such as “This is not a screed against cosmetic surgery, that trim-buttocked genie has left the bottle. In an age of body modification people are free to play Potato Head to their heart’s content.” Ha! Ha! Ha! Gotta love it and her. Source: The vanishing face of the…

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