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Am I an Imposter or Just a Poser? — Amanda – 4/27/2016

Am I an Imposter or Just a Poser? April 27, 2016 I’m launching a new book in September and as part of the audience building process, I’m trying to do a better job maintaining my own blog. Regular posts about … Continue reading

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Speaking of Cake… — Tatyana – 7/8/2015

Speaking of Cake… July 8, 2015 A few days ago I went to the doctor and discovered I’m at a weight I’ve never before reached. Not in a good way. I’ve gained weight. This number shocked me. First, I had … Continue reading

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Fat and Failure – Meagan – June 29, 2015

Fat and Failure June 29, 2015 Dear Reader- Ugh! Hunmphhh! – It is the unmistakable sound of a woman trying to pull something too tight over her abdomen. In the past it has been caused by skinny jeans, bridesmaid dresses, … Continue reading

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I Am Not My Hair — Tatyana – 6/17/2015

I Am Not My Hair I recently “big chopped” (cut all my hair off), and the experience has opened my eyes to both society’s expectations and the effect they’ve had on my own. At thirteen years old my mom came … Continue reading

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Comfortable Being Uncomfortable – Guest K. Murphy – 5/15/15

Comfortable Being Uncomfortable May 15, 2015 Dearest k, So… you’ve picked up the harp again after setting it aside the past two and half years to focus on completing your novel, struggling with that recalcitrant black hole of a blind … Continue reading

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Post-Shower Revelations — Tatyana – 4/22/2015

Post-Shower Revelations April 22, 2015 Tonight I emerged from the shower and looked in the mirror for the first time in a while. Fog rendered my face blurred, but I my body was in full view. I averted my eyes … Continue reading

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Elaina 3/12/15 Insecurity

3/12/15 Dear Elaina- This morning on the way to school, you and the boys heard a radio bit about a woman asking for advice. Apparently, her dentist is good looking and her  husband overheard her and her sister talking about … Continue reading

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Tatyana 3/11/2015 – It’s Okay

“It’s Okay” 3/11/2015 Dear Tatyana, It’s okay. You need to hear that right now, don’t you? You are better than you were six months ago. You still have worries every moment, but that’s fine. Everyone goes through this stage, where … Continue reading

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Elaina 1/19/15 The Two of Me

1/19/15 The Two of Me Sometimes I feel like two people live inside me. The first person can change her own flat tire, paint her house, take apart her kitchen sink to fix the disposal, and chop up the tree … Continue reading

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Colleen 11/14/2014 – Girl Power

14 November 2014 Dear Colleen, “I finished my second novel today,” you said. “Now all it needs is a date with the editor.” He leaned forward with interest. “Hey, that’s terrific. Give me a synopsis of them, why don’t you?” … Continue reading

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