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Dare to Dream

My daughter dreams big. She dreams not only of getting tickets to a Taylor Swift concert, but actually meeting the superstar and hanging out making cookies with her. She dreams of travelling abroad

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Word of 2024

My word for 2023 was honour. If you would like to read my blog about it click here: https://www.healinginakayak.com/uncategorized/word-of-2023/ How did this turn out for me? I would say fantastically well! Looking back

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Show Me the Money

I have been debating recently whether to call my brother and ask him directly if he is planning on keeping all of my parents’ estate. I have been hesitating, partly because I’m not

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Another Bag to Shoulder

I am currently reading a book by an author I greatly admire. This person’s writing always moves me and often brings me to tears. The new release is the author’s own story of

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Happy Sepaversary to Me!

Today is my first sepaversary. One year ago today I plucked up my courage to have the conversation that would end a 23 year relationship involving two young children and a shared home.

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Walking Away

It has been almost a year since I left my 23-year relationship. Up until now it’s been a bit of a whirlwind. Getting through all those firsts can be challenging, and trying to

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Dollars but no Sense

Content Warning: Sexual Abuse I open the mailbox to find a notice that I have to go get something at the post office. Hmmm, what the heck did I order? I don’t remember

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Yes, I’m Staying Home

Today is my mother’s funeral and I am here at home in a different city. This is the right decision for me. Some might not agree, but this is the kindest thing I

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