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My PRK Experience: Part 2

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Recently I wrote about my experience preparing for and going through PRK vision surgery. Here’s the story of the aftermath and how my eyes are doing now!   The Recovery In the three months between my consult and my surgery, I read … Continue reading

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My PRK Experience: Part 1

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  I had PRK vision surgery three weeks ago, and I think it’s safe to say it was a success! Throughout the process, I read LOTS of information and personal accounts about the surgery, and I believe that good preparation … Continue reading

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My First Half-Marathon

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Completing my first half-marathon on May 28, 2016 was one of the proudest accomplishments of my adult life! As a runner, I’ve progressed at a ridiculously slow pace. I had zero running ability as a kid, and couldn’t even run laps in marching … Continue reading

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I Skied and I Didn’t Die

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On Valentine’s Day, I did something I wasn’t sure I’d ever do again in my life. I SNOW SKIED. In 1996, my family and I took a ski trip to Beaver Creek, Colorado with some generous family friends. I was … Continue reading

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The Nautilus

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Confession: I found my tattoo on Pinterest. As my friend Melody said, it could have been “the biggest Pinterest Fail ever.” It wasn’t. I saw the picture about two years ago, a nautilus tattoo on the inner side of a … Continue reading

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Three Years

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Today is my third… me-iversary. Three years ago, my ex-husband walked out and my life as an independent woman began. I probably won’t call attention to this date again on this blog, but three strikes me as a complete number. … Continue reading

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Catching Up

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Being out of town unexpectedly for a week, and then catching up, has really thrown me off. I still feel like September has just begun, when in reality it’s almost half over. (!!!) Here are some milestones/events that have gone … Continue reading

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Two Years

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I’ve been (unofficially) on my own for two years today. It’s an Ebenezer milestone – a monument to how far God has brought me. I hate to use reality-show parlance, but this post-divorce life has been, and continues to be, a … Continue reading

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As of today, I’ve been living in my house for five years! Quite a milestone considering everything that’s happened in that time. I love my house and am thankful for it every day. I wouldn’t have bought a house on … Continue reading

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One Year

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It’s been one year today since my ex-husband left and effectively ended our marriage. Divorce is a horrible, soul-rending experience, and I never would have chosen it. But through it all, God has been right there with me and has … Continue reading

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