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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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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 yesterday 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 2 days ago 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 3 days ago 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 7 days ago 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 - Cleveland... 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...
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But we want this story to turn towards that happy ending... We need this story to start having that uphill cadence, the positive momentum that builds up all stories to their proverbial happy ending. Somehow each day seems like another... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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And she's been there with me and for me through everything! From my darkest days to my highest achievements she is always there ready to defend me or share in my joys! she helps me get my drink on... find... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Sometimes life can make us forget the little things, those things we should be grateful for everyday. It is not about the possessions you have or the status you are trying to reach, although setting goals can help us learn... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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He was always so tough on himself, expected so much from himself and I wonder if he ever realized what a truly great person he was? My brother Joe and I mellowed into the reserved middle siblings, he, the stubborn... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Sometimes I can't understand this life and what we go through. I had spent the morning thinking about my brother Joe, on August 23rd it was 11 years since his aneurysm burst. He died 25 days later in surgery, but... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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Can you believe it... Over one year ago Debbie went through brain surgery to remove a tennis ball size tumor, I know that part alone of this story should have us inspired. The medical abilities of today compared to 20... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
thank you, your words mean a lot!
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Its all fun and games until you have to plunge into 10 feet of freezing mud water! The warrior dash has never been on my list of "things to do", but for some reason, turning 50 this year I wanted... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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In a world that feels like everyone is out for themselves, I have found myself purely by accident, in a role of caregiver to many. How does one get this position in life? With Jane, it started out simply to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
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We started planning when we were in Hilton Head... We knew we wanted a get together that would include both sides sharing in this exciting time for Chelsea and Anthony. Watching them ask the girls to be their flower girls... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...
While searching narcisistic behaviors and other characteristics I came across this insightful information. I think we have all crossed paths with some of these characters. Entitlement thinking. This way of viewing the world is to believe that your way is... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Just a minute of my time...