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Happy Tenth Anniversary, Postpartum Progress!

  I’m a little fuzzy about the first time I stumbled upon Postpartum Progress, yet I’m certain it was long before Piper was born in October, 2011. My episodes with postpartum have blurred together, making the lines foggy for me…because I’ve … Continue reading

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A Lady in France : A Review

Jennie Goutet is not only my friend, but also the author of a brand new memoir: A Lady in France. Her book appealed to me on multiple levels, and I’ve always been drawn to Jennie’s openness and honesty when it … Continue reading

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How Brave Are You?

I’m linking up today with Heather of The Extraordinary Ordinary for Just Write.   Many of you know I’ve been dealing with depression and withdrawal side effects from the medications I’ve been taking. It’s tough, but I’m staying strong. My ex-husband … Continue reading

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The Courage to Call Myself a Writer: Stevie Huscroft

            Stevie, short for Stephanie, is a self-proclaimed coffee addict, wife, and mother to three fur babies that have taken over her heart and home.  A lover of words and yoga, she blogs at Joy … Continue reading

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Sea of Solitary : Michael Lombardi

              In his own words, Michael Lombardi says: When I’m not defending the streets of Gotham under cover of night, I’m a stay-at-home dad to two dogs and one human. I’m in my early … Continue reading

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I Ain’t No Wonder Woman

Joining Jana today for my Stream of Consciousness (#SOC) post. I’m not following her prompt, however. Sorry, Jana! Maybe next week, ok? I profess a profound love for all things Wonder Woman, as many of you know, and I’m passing … Continue reading

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Surviving the Internet One Anxiety Pill at a Time

Today please welcome Lance: Anxiety ridden, punk rock listening, word nerd, music obsessed, robot-human hybrid husband, father, red velvet cake enthusiast, pumpkin pie expert and writer living with four women and not talking about Fight Club. Inventor of #100wordsong Serialized fiction … Continue reading

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Where I’m From–New Orleans

Looking for my Storkie giveaway? CLICK HERE! I found this writing excercise via Galit Breen’s blog, These Little Waves, and she got it from Mama Kat. It’s been on my mind for awhile, but I’ve been distracted. Now it’s time. … Continue reading

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Fear & Loathing in the Sky

Today’s Red Dress Club prompt is non-fiction from my point of view. It is to “write a formal complaint letter to my deepest, darkest fear.” **not necessarily looking for concrit here, just felt like being snarky/funny about it!** Dear Boeing 737, Your … Continue reading

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Third Time’s a Charm?

Dear Little Red Bean, I was ecstatic to see you today, but I have a confession (or four) to make: especially now that you look like an actual baby instead of a blob, I am REALLY nervous. Worried I don’t remember how to do … Continue reading

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