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Tara Contreras
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A Diagnosis and a Thank You
It was a year ago things started changing for my little girl.  It was back to school time.  First grade was exciting and she was loving her new teacher.  Then it happened.  I started getting phone calls from the office.  Olaya was complaining of headaches. ...
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Test...Is this thing on?
It is late.  I don't have time to write all that I would have hoped. I will say this...I logged into my blog for the first time in about 9 moths.  That is something.   I promised myself I would post something on June 1 and I did. Baby steps. I am taking bab...
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A Love Story
Hi everyone! It's been a while. In fact it has been long enough to create a human. That's right.   Shortly following writing my previous post... the one where I ended a relationship just as it was starting...I found out I was pregnant. Yep. Forty years old....
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Rock Bottom
I have a feeling that much of what I am about to say will come out as word vomit.  Warning you now so that you don't regret jumping on this crazy train after you read this.   The last few months I have been working on my physical health.  Through encouragem...
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I'm Not So Good At Letting Go
A few years ago I went on trip to a place that quickly captured my heart. The things I saw...the things I felt...the things I shared...the person I shared them with.  Every moment was breathtaking.  The landscape consumed all my senses.  Leaving broke my he...
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Learning To Care For Myself
It is so easy for me to get lost in the care of those I love.  If you are in my circle and tell me you are hurting, I will be there.  Dang, if you are not in my circle and tell me you are hurting, I will be there.  It is who I am.  This is not something I a...
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Better Late Than Never
As September approached I had ideas of a great new start.  New season.  New month. New week.  There is something about the turning of the calendar that gives me hope and renewal.  My plan was to announce a group of like minded people and enjoy September fro...
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Good morning and happy Saturday everyone.  I want to quickly share a video with you and my thoughts on something I have been struggling thinking about the last few days.  We don't have to have all the answers.  We don't have to be 100% to share who we are a...
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Finding My Groove
I have been reading in the book The Compound Effect the last little while.  I tried reading it a while back and quit half way through.  In fact as I look back, I was doing quite a bit of starting and not finishing things.  Maybe I was giving up before I got...
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