Monthly Archives: March 2014

Guest Blogger Vicki: Middle Aged Widow Seeks…Nevermind

Meet Vicki, a friend from my church who is a talented writer. I admire Vicki very much for her strength and wit, and I am grateful for her contribution to Victory Month!

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Guest Blogger Tiffany: On Sustainable Strength

Tonight’s guest blogger, Tiffany, is one of my favorite people. We met about 15 years ago at a summer camp for type 1 diabetics where we knew “of” each other more than we were friends. Then Facebook came along, allowing … Continue reading

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I Donut Like Panic Attacks

I started a new job this week…well, that was the plan anyway. I worked half of a day on my first day, two days ago, because my cat got very very sick and we ended up having to put him … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Kathleen: Love Slave Zombie

Kathleen holds the place in my life as Real Life friend I’ve had the longest. We have been friends since we were two year old punks. My memory of our friendship kicks in around age five or six, when we … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Katie: Coming Out of the Closet- For the Second Time

Katie is another relatively new friend of mine from Real Life who tore up some animal hospital night shifts with me for the past several months. She has an affinity for Queen, energy drinks, Indian food, and Jimmy John’s employees, … Continue reading

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How Did I Get Here? (Warning: I Went Free Form!)

I hope you don’t mind a little free-form, brain dump interjection into this victory month. My depression has been pretty bad this week, probably because I’ve had the week off work and didn’t set up any structured activities for myself. … Continue reading

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Today

Today my limbs felt like they were full of lead. I woke up, which, in and of itself was disappointing, and I knew I was going to have a dark day ahead of me. Sometimes you just know. Today simple … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Keeme: Coping 101

Keeme (pronounced “KEY-mee”) is an online buddy for the past ten years. I was working at a Hummer dealership (the vehicle…get your minds out of the gutter) in 2004 and blogging about it daily – you wouldn’t believe the amount … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Valerie: Performance Anxiety and Me

Introducing Valerie, a former coworker from way back in the day when we both worked in a bookstore. Valerie inspires me in the way she has recently been facing her anxiety and depression issues head on, and she will not … Continue reading

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Don’t Stop Laughing

I’m going to play my own guest blogger tonight. I have been reading Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott, an amazing writer who teaches writing classes in California and basically wrote down everything she knows about how to write. While … Continue reading

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