Category Archives: Blog

  • Coming Back from a Workout Slump: Five Tips

    Posted on June 18, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    Recently I found myself in a workout slump. We had company in town and then a stomach bug crippled us for a week. No matter how I tried to work regular exercise into my routine I just couldn’t seem to find a rhythm. A workout slump is different than being a beginner. If you’ve been […]

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  • Everything is Connected

    Posted on June 4, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    Last weekend the kids and I joined another family at our neighborhood pool for a little while. After we settled in and I glanced around, I was surprised to see one of my doctors from the cancer treatment center there. She saw me, too, and came by to say hello. We exchanged pleasantries before she […]

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  • Sticker Burrs: A Poem

    Posted on May 20, 2017 by Meghan in Blog, Red Dirt Dynasty.

      for Richard and Leslee   Lurking in the toes of socks Hiding within suitcases Crippling my dog’s paws Cruel mirth when we make faces   Sticker burrs, small and vicious Insidious in nature Prowling for a shoebare foot Gloating over prey injured   Sly hitchhikers from outside Firmly fix to every surface Winter’s cold […]

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  • Laundry, and How I’ve Made It A Habit

    Posted on May 6, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    Let me get a show of hands . . . Who hates laundry? *counting* Oh, look at that. All of you. Believe me, I understand. Laundry used to be my least favorite chore. Until one Monday morning I decided to make a change. I’d just finished a ton of clothes that weekend. Probably six or […]

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  • When Someone You Know Has Been Diagnosed With Cancer: Do’s and Don’ts

    Posted on April 22, 2017 by Meghan in Blog.

    CAUTION: MANY EXPLETIVES. YOU ARE WARNED. Recently someone I know said he found out via Facebook that a friend of his was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. She was in that horrendous waiting period between diagnosis and before treatment starts. She poured out all her fears and frustrations in a Facebook post. He said he […]

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