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Tina
Married 30 years to my husband Joel, mom of 3 (two with me and one in heaven) Ryan 12/7/87 - 2/23/93, Chelsea and Zach
Interests: Reading, writing, running, paper crafts, photography, scrapbooking
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I mostly run for fun... I really do, I enjoy running, I enjoy the therapy while I am running, and I enjoy the feeling of accomplishment when done. Last Saturday I ran the PAWS FOR THE CAUSE 5k. The night... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Just a minute of my time...
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What are they for? Our brains are constantly developing, giving us memories to reflect upon and understand our lives, what delivers us joy and what dispenes pain. With both my mother and sister dealing with difficulties from their brain injuries,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Just a minute of my time...
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Pumpkin spice and everything nice, that is what fall is made of! Its true... The fall colors, the crisp air and of course pumpkins are my favorite parts of fall! So why not enjoy those pumpkins throughout the season! Starting... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Just a minute of my time...
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my thoughts when I spend a few days with her... After three trips upstairs not finding her glasses, I lend her mine. Although just reminded, she begins to put away the dirty dishes from the dishwasher. Defensive when asked why... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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There is something about running that I love... Even on the days I hate running or feel horrible running, I still LOVE running! Aspiring to constantly improve, reflecting on and clarifying obstacles in your way while getting your workout in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Favorite Ted talks! Have you ever watched a Ted talk? A few people I had mentioned them to had never even heard of them! What? You've never watched a TED talk? Here are a few of my favorites that can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Our tour begins through the entrance of the back sliding door, a peculiar farm house with several extensions, leaving a small path to approach the door. A combination of last nights dinner and unknown substances invade your senses as you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Ahh yes that huge decision, finding the dress... Our day began with a protein smoothy and a yoga class, another wonderful mother/daughter date. We continued on to "The dress", an adorable boutique in Medina, brimming with fabulous dresses and the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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than hear about it a thousand times... Since approaching the thousand mark of hearing about Maine and the New England States, we decided its time to plan a trip, witness the fall foliage and all its brilliant colors which encompass... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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I spend a lot of time with my sister, and at the end of many days I am disheartened by the echoing of questions looped, and her own frustration level at herself. I try and remind myself this is just... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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What a great time celebrating Lisa's birthday! I know it takes a friend to have a friend, so either I'm a pretty good friend or I am blessed with awesome people that surround me and make me a better person!... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Sometimes life is messy... Wait, who am I kidding? It is quite often messy, just most of us don't show that messy side. Wanting to appear polished and perfect, not revealing the ugly blemishes that are hidden beneath our scars.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Years ago I did it and I thought how fun would it be to follow my week again... Documenting with one, or more pictures a day to see just where life takes you on any given week. Even adding receipts... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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that voice in your head telling you that you can or cannot do something? I have heard it many times amid running, it is a battle of determination. When I am struggling I must remind myself "I can do this"... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Often I write about all the sadness in my life, caring for family and trying to find balance in my heart. But recently I have seen and been reminded by many of the good in my life. The kids are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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yet she cannot explain why! She gets in the car and weeps and I am confused? What is wrong I ask, but get no answer? No explaination for the hurt she feels? She starts again with broken vocabulary, pieces that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Medina lightning bug 5k - May 10th (9:20pm) - yes ran and loved Medina half marathon - May 31, 2014 -(didn't realize how many hills Medina has) Warrior dash 5k with obstacles - August 9th Akron half marathon - 2:16:43... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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As a runner this was such a powerful message... As a woman who loves running, it was a chilling reminder to be aware of my surroundings as I head out to find my happy pace! We interpret actions of others... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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I came across it the other day As I was doing the seasonal task of switching over my closet from summer to fall I came across the green dress. Its always there, it doesn't change seasons it just stays in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Right? I have such a indigestible dismay of standing out in public? Never have I been one with an appetite to be the center of attention, in fact, that is why I write. Where I can conceal myself from the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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My life has consisted of a constant unraveling, mostly of the things I once believed to be true... Learning things different, learning life different, or at least a life cast in a new light, seemed to be more my style.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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I picked up the grateful kit from stampin up... I purchased two kits from Rose, a dear friend who sells stampin up I decided to work on one of the kits a head of time to see how difficult it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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I did it! I found a quiet place in the library to get lost! It was wonderful, something I needed today and I can't help but wonder why I haven't thought of it before? Enveloped by the very thing that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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almost picked up my phone until reality struck again... Grief has a funny way of doing that...four months have gone by while we have been going through the motions of life. Going about our days and filling the void in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Things we should practice daily, not making excuses for where we are in life. Dealing with a few people recently reminded me of this. I sometimes wonder, what happened to people taking responsibility for their actions? Here are a few... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...