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Surprise breakfast dates

Today is a day to be very thankful for good friends!  Aren’t friends the only thing to be thankful about?  This morning when I was doing a morning devotional at 8AM [my Lenten sacrifice was daytime TV to give me … Continue reading

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The Art of Resigning

After graduating Longwood University with a Therapeutic Recreation degree, quitting my work at Fairfax Nursing Center nearly destroyed me. I went from trying so hard to complete my high school education, while dealing with the complications of a new disability, a … Continue reading

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Type [WHAT] Personality?

Trying to suppress a giggle, I went on reading this article.  Yes another article from DOYOUYOGA.com; this time on 8 yoga tips for a Type A personality Am I REALLY a Type A?  It takes a concentrated effort to relax, … Continue reading

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Body and soul

You’re just laying there.  Everything is dark, and you are laying on a mat in a cold dark spacious room.  And then there are monks being played on a music system doing a OM chanting meditation. That is not what … Continue reading

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down from a ledge

Breathing is so simple, so obvious that we take it for granted; ignoring the power it has to affect body, mind and spirit. ~Silvia Mordini Like many people that have TBI’s, [Traumatic Brain Injuries] anxiety is a problem that we … Continue reading

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Head over heels

“That was you?”  I find my neighbor ask in amazement while I open the door to find her sweeping the snow off my porch when she heard a thump, thump, thump, thump, thump thump thump…  Yes, that was me falling … Continue reading

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Am I crazy?

Am I crazy?  Or just crazy about fitness? Having a traumatic brain injury from a car accident 17 years ago, has really affected my balance, coordination and has caused a slight delay in movements.  I’m always a second behind the … Continue reading

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trendy fitness

Why I love cheerleading Cheerleading gave me a purpose.  A productive purpose that produced a tangible outcome.  The outcome that makes me feel like I’m doing something worthwhile, promoting fitness, and occupying time constructively.  That is why I love still … Continue reading

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purpose revisited

PURPOSE I have a purpose. I have a goal. I know what I’m doing. Or maybe I’m just telling myself that. I know I have said before that my purpose is self-improvement, and that I was going to work on … Continue reading

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Mindfulness

You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can decide how you’re going to live now. Joan Baez OMG. So true.  I know how precious every single moment is, and knew then, ever since after … Continue reading

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