Category Archives: Sloane

Operation Biological Information: Mission Accomplished

I woke the morning of 10 March to a ping on phone notifying me of a text message.  Several days prior I sent some vague inquiries to few potential candidates, wondering if I would get a response, or if any … Continue reading

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Open the floodgates….

Grab a flotation device because the proverbial Sloagan dam is ready to burst… Never again will I remain silent.  I will use my voice and speak my truth– even if my words shake.  What other people think of me is … Continue reading

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Birfday

33 years ago something truly epic transpired… I am so humbled by the outpouring of love and support on my special day.  Thank you to everyone who messaged/commented/texted– each and every word was read and appreciated.  How grateful I am to … Continue reading

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99 white chips on the wall

 Thanksgiving Facebook status:  “This is what a clean and sober Sloane looks like.  Today I finished my program at CSU.  I am fully detoxed from alcohol and drugs and can honestly say I have no desire to drink or use.  … Continue reading

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Leap of faith

I participate in a daily challenge designed to foster growth in my small business.  Today we acknowledged how thankful we were for the many opportunities afforded to us by our decision to join the It Works Family.  So I shared … Continue reading

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Why I work from home

I despise this dreary, frigid weather.  Not only does it make me lethargic but I also feel somewhat depressed.  I know it’s only temporary and I’m not stuck in a rut.  Being sick makes this situation that much worse.  Yesterday … Continue reading

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Commence OBI

Operation Biological Information shared the initial stages of my journey to discover my birth parents.  Notice the date reads September of last year.  Fifteen months passed with complete radio silence from the State.  It might seem odd that the lack … Continue reading

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