November NaBloPoMo Comes with Prizes and More

National Blog Posting Month is the epicenter of daily blogging! People who want to set the habit of blogging by doing it every day for a month, including weekends, can band together for moral support, inspiration, and the camaraderie that only marathon blogging can provide. ...more
@Melissa Ford Thank you. Just to let you know, the sign-up link (google docs) link works, but ... more

November NaBloPoMo Comes with Prizes and More

National Blog Posting Month is the epicenter of daily blogging! People who want to set the habit of blogging by doing it every day for a month, including weekends, can band together for moral support, inspiration, and the camaraderie that only marathon blogging can provide. ...more
Sorry, but I'm easily confused... I signed up for NaBloPoMo on another site (the Ning site?) ... more

NaBloPoMo November 2011 Badge

The official badge for November. ...more
Just signed up - very exciting, although not sure what I've got myself in for...! more

Owning My Beauty Past High School: I Am Proud of Who I'm Becoming

One day, my mother picked me up early for a doctor's appointment, and as we were taking a shortcut down an alley, I saw the prettiest, skinniest girl and remarked to my mother that I wished I looked like her. To my astonishment, my mother informed me that I had not seen the entire picture. I had only noticed a skinny, pretty brunette walking down the alley. What I failed to notice was her arms crossed over her stomach, her reddened face and the tears streaming down her cheek. How had I missed that? I was so consumed by jealousy and inferiority that I had failed to see the entire picture. I promised myself I would never forget that girl, or what I had failed to see. ...more

We need to get all these schoolgirls together and say "Get over it! You look great!" but what's ... more

First time in 15 years!

Yes as sad as it might seem, Saturday night is the first time I have worn a dress in over 15 years!It was an engagement party, with a 'casino' dress code, so I thought right dress it is.2 weeks ago I went dress shopping, tried on 4, all hideous (I am in the plus size range!).Went home very depressed, and resigned to wearing my 'usual uniform', of black pants, fa...more

GOOD FOR YOU!!! But oh think of the wasted 15 years - please make up for that time. Go dress ... more