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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Jealousy: my old nemesis

I am pouring my heart out with Shell today regarding the ugliest of emotions: jealousy.  I am insanely jealous of those moms who seem to make motherhood look so easy and graceful.  I always feel like I can never live up … Continue reading

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Five years – the day I became a mom

My sweet Munch, I cannot believe that you’ll be five years old. It seems like just yesterday that you were placed into my arms. Your daddy and I had no idea what we were getting ourselves into. You are such … Continue reading

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Loss of Innocence, part 1

This week is World Suicide Prevention Week as well as the eleventh anniversary of September 11th.  My stories are stories of loss of two young women struck down in the prime of their lives.  Yet they each made a huge … Continue reading

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