Tag Archives: baking

I need to conquer my fear

I have missed writing posts on a regular basis for a while. It is not because I do not want to, but it is because I seem to just constantly stare at a blank screen and struggle to let the … Continue reading

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Trying to be perfect is my shortcoming

It has been a while since I sat at my favorite coffee shop to write and people watch. But it has been a while since I even had any down time for anything that was not working or running. While … Continue reading

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I finally call myself a runner

I never called myself a runner, at least not until recently. Despite the fact that I run miles and miles and have run numerous half marathons and a marathon  and training to run the Marine Corps Marathon this year, I … Continue reading

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Training my mind to overcome everything

Finding the time to put on my shoes and going for a run recently has been challenging. I wake up with every intention of going to run a few miles to clear my mind, however, when the time rolls around, … Continue reading

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The roller coaster ride is slowing down and I am ready to jump off

I sit here on the floor using my coffee table as a table to write while the pastries bake for the farmers market. Instead of baking pastries or deserts I should be focussing on moving out, after all I am … Continue reading

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Change is difficult, but not changing is fatal

The fan whirls over me on a hot and humid Saturday morning trying to give me a sense of cool air while the birds chirp outside and the pastries bake in the oven.  I am starting to feel nostalgic as … Continue reading

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The toughest 2 letters in the alphabet N and O

I have a problem saying no to people. How can a two letter word be so hard to say? Why can’t I say NO and not feel a tinge of guilt? The words in my head are I am sorry … Continue reading

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When all else fails, there is always chocolate

It was one of those days where a long run would have been the ideal solution, a little sunshine, a little exercise and all the solitude of being alone listening to my music with my random thoughts.  However, when I … Continue reading

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The crippling fear of the unknown

It is 2 weeks since I got back from my vacation and I am still in a slump and struggling to get out of it. I can’t blame it on the weather, considering it is no longer cold and dreary, … Continue reading

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No matter what, there is always cake !

I stare at the half packed bag  on the floor. If I were a planner or organized the bags would probably be packed and ready for my forthcoming trip, but sadly  I am most often neither. I shop for gifts … Continue reading

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