Category Archives: Writing

Mind won’t sleep

Interrupting this broadcast to announce my first born son, Adam Reed, turns ELEVEN tomorrow.  You read that correctly.  Only two more years until he becomes a teenager.  I can’t…. Ever since I went public about Treasure people want to know what’s being … 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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Ongoing story

THE NEVERENDING STORY IS COMING BACK TO THE BIG SCREEN!! Within ten minutes of hearing this glorious news I purchased two tickets.  You best believe we’ll be at the Paradiso on September 4th at 2pm.  I encourage anyone in the … Continue reading

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Relapse

  I relapsed. Because I went against my better judgment and placed myself in a precarious situation I started drinking the night before work.  Guess who couldn’t be bothered to attend the next day?  No call, no show, nothing.  I … 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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Le Menage [Blog Buzz]

My first Blog Buzz column features the fascinating Mercy of Le Menage.  I appreciate her candor regarding her unconventional relationship and her allowing us to share her journey as she navigates complicated feelings.  In fact, her blog prompted me to … Continue reading

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