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Guess Who’s Back in 2017!

Happy New Year and hello 2017!!!! I hope everyone has enjoyed their first full week in 2017! Are you still doing good on your resolutions?!?! I know there have been years that by this time, I broke most of my resolutions! OOPS! For those that are new here, my name is Vanessa! I am 31… Continue reading Guess Who’s Back in 2017!

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Motivational Wednesday

So, as I sit here, upset about my ankle, I came across the quote, and I felt like it was talking to me in so many ways. As my friends know, I suffer from anxiety. My biggest issue is my constant worry and self doubt… About everything and nothing. For the past few nights, combined… Continue reading Motivational Wednesday

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What Being a Mother Means to Me

Hello everyone! To all the mothers out there, Happy Mother’s Day!!!! Today is such a special day to take a time out and really thank and cherish mothers around the world for all they have done! I look back on my own childhood and relationship with my mother. I came from a very dysfunctional childhood,… Continue reading What Being a Mother Means to Me

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Being a Military Spouse

So, as I put in my About Me Section, a big part of my life is that I am also a military spouse. My husband is a Navy Officer currently stationed onboard USS Iwo Jima. This is both of ours second marriage and we just celebrated our one year wedding anniversary a few weeks ago.… Continue reading Being a Military Spouse

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I Ran Six Miles..But….

*I was supposed to post this last night, but fell asleep, so here¬†you go!* Sometimes life happens and a blog post topic just hits you! At least that is what happened to me today! Today was an absolutely beautiful spring day in Virginia Beach, 77 degrees and sunny, and time for my long run of… Continue reading I Ran Six Miles..But….

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My very first blog post!!

So, by Virginia’s terms, its officially spring here! Even though as I am not looking forward to my run in the rain today during lunch, it is 70 degrees outside, which is a much needed welcome after the Polar Apocalypse hit us bad for our area! So as if I’m not busy enough, I thought… Continue reading My very first blog post!!