Author Archives: tricialc

Lost and Gained

Before I was about 20 I never exercised on purpose. Ever.  I eventually realized working up a sweat wasn’t the worst thing and in fact, the post workout feeling was actually pretty nice.  By the time I was 25 I … Continue reading

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Yesterday was Mother’s day.  I am one of those very lucky women who has only had positive mother figures in my life.  From my own mother, to my grandmothers, mother in law and aunts. I still had one of those … Continue reading

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April 26th

Today was one of my favorite days of the year.  I know it wasn’t April 25th – when the weather is not too hot, not too cold (:) Miss Congeniality reference) but it was pretty special.  Every year I trudge … Continue reading

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Before

Cory and I have been lucky to have friends that have known us as long as we have been us, and are still some of our closest friends.  We had been talking to Matt and Cindy about going to Jamaica … Continue reading

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Normal

Normal is an interesting concept.  For most families like mine, normal is setting an alarm so that one by one we can all get up and get ready to rush out the door for school and work.  We rush through … Continue reading

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2020

I am not so much into resolutions, as I am self reflection, and the beginning of  a new year is a great opportunity to reflect on where I am, where I want to be and how the last year has … Continue reading

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Dog Days

Back during May – May 1st actually, our old lady dog Zoey passed away.  Zoey was part of our family, but she wasn’t exactly a loving pet.  When a storm would roll through, she would curl up by my feet, … Continue reading

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Time is motionless, people pass through it

Very often I find myself lost in thought and I start to compose a post for Jumping Daisy, all wonderfully insightful and relate-able  I’m sure, but then my mind darts in a different direction and the moment passes. Some things … Continue reading

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Authenticity

2019 is the year that I start reading regularly, for my self – I am not counting Green Eggs and Ham here! I set a goal to read a book a month and so far I have read seven books, … Continue reading

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Data Driven Depression

Last week when my Psychiatrist asked me if I was feeling better about reducing a commitment from life I answered her honestly.  Yes, of course it feels nice to have less of a weight on my shoulders, but there is … Continue reading

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