Author Archives: Suzanne

Running Down a Dream

My husband and I have talked about buying a house for the last seven years of our marriage…one in which we both like the layout and yard, a house that we can pick out together. He has always seemed adamant … Continue reading

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It starts…

Well, school starts Monday, so of course, I overdid it the past couple of days getting ready for the students to show up. I moved a lot of equipment, did a little laminating (nothing compared to what my amazing assistant did), … Continue reading

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Healthy Egoism or Loving Oneself

I came across a the poem today called “As I Began to Love Myself”, which includes the following stanza: As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health – food, people, things, situations, and … Continue reading

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On the Up and Up

Well, I finally got the severe muscle cramp or pinched nerve in my leg under control. Four days of 40mg of prednisone, tramidol, and ice packs seem to have done the trick. I’m still having some issues with general muscle … Continue reading

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Setback

Since around the beginning of July, I’ve been experiencing some really bad pain in my upper right thigh in front. Some days it’s just sore or nonexistent, but some days, like today, it’s excruciating. I’ll just suddenly feel this searing pain … Continue reading

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On Loss

Recently, a co-worker of mine passed away. He was only 44, in seemingly excellent condition, and died quite suddenly from a brain aneurysm leaving behind a wife and two children. Another co-worker of mine, who is not only single and childless, … Continue reading

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Respite

I had this beautiful dream a couple nights ago of being in a small garden just west of a rustic gray cabin in the morning. There were beautiful white irises and some small blue flowers that were like pansies, but … Continue reading

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