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Day 356: Feels like home

My path led me to jump ship…to do something extreme.  It was the only option that made sense to me at the time.  I had run myself into the ground…and had nothing left to give to a new job.  I … Continue reading

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Day 101: What you think, you become

I’ve crossed the 100 day threshold as I’m crossing the country with Princess Grace, Mama J, and Kilo.  We’re heading home after our Boulder adventure. While Princess Grace didn’t meet the man of her dreams, we all feel that we’re … Continue reading

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Day 9 – Say what you wanna say and let the words fall out

Since I started writing this blog, I’ve had several people message me with kudos of how brave, inspiring, strong, etc. I was being for sharing my story…and for being so honest and vulnerable. I’m not sure I have a choice. … Continue reading

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Day 7: Sometimes it’s best to just sit with it for a while

As I prepared to leave my job, I started making a list of all the things I would be able to do that hadn’t seemed possible prior, and near the top of that list was “get a dog”.  Most people … Continue reading

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Day 1 – When you catch the dream you’ve been chasing

I made it. Today is the first day of my retirement. No alarm clock. No shower 🙂 No driving to work. No meetings. No usual Wednesday. And I’m not even 55!  I’d been so focused on getting to this point … Continue reading

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Day 0 – The end has to come for the beginning to start

Here we are. My last day as a professional…as a VP. For so long I’ve defined – or been defined – by my work…by my title…by my place within a professional organization. But I’m so much more than that one … Continue reading

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