Tag Archives: perfectionism

Feeling like a fraud

I allowed my inner critic to beat me up for the past week.  I wallowed in shame and self-pity.  I felt like a fraud.  Who did I think I was?  Why did I even consider playing in the big leagues … Continue reading

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Blessing in Disguise

Two weeks ago I spent the day working from home with my sick Munchkin.  Normally on these sick days, I stress myself out by trying to accomplish all the things on both the home and work front. I realized that I need … Continue reading

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The Caregiver Archetype

 Katherine Stone and Cheryl Contee led the Pathfinder session of Blogging as a Change Agent : they recommended this book: Archetypes by Caroline Myss.  I finally got a chance to check this book out from the library this past month.  I … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Experience Validated

I hated my pregnancy with Skeeter.  My emotions were a roller coaster the entire time.  I was uncomfortable all the time.  I was a big ball of rage, irritability, and sadness.  The gestational diabetes made me so fucking anxious that … Continue reading

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Why I don’t bowl: play date edition

Munch and I went on a play date with Munch’s bestie, Daphne and her mom Velma.  Daphne and Munch share a mutual love of Scooby Doo and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  I was so happy to get a chance to … Continue reading

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Dare: My One Word Update

My journey has been a bit rocky as I try to find my footing.  The frantic pace of work, kids, housework and working on the LTYM show has not allowed me as much time as I wanted to write about my one … Continue reading

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Keeping it positive

My friend Jaime wrote this post the other day about celebrating the positive that we do every day.  I loved this idea.  I still struggle with taking things personally, and I am my own worst critic.  My inner monologue when … Continue reading

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