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I am my own worst enemy

I was rushing around, trying to get out the door. I grabbed the tab at the back of my boot and shoved my foot in while pulling the boot on, then repeated the process with the other foot. Though it was was my feet and my boots I’d just abused, it was a finger on my left hand feeling the…

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I’m just gonna make this quick

It’s the second Monday in November and holy crap. I don’t know if I’m going to make it to the end of this month. My house is a busy one for the next few weeks and yet I decided to write a novel. A NOVEL. Dude. We barely made it to the bus on time this morning. I almost sent my…

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Toyota Standing O-Vation Award at Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend {Houston}

I was so thrilled to be invited by Toyota to attend Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend. Toyota was playing a big part in the event as they would be honoring a local woman with an award. Part of Oprah’s tour includes the Toyota Standing O-Vation award and on our stop, Team Toyota athlete and Brand Ambassador Amy Purdy joined Oprah to…

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The Life You Want: Wisdom From Oprah’s Trailblazers

I was so fortunate to be able to attend Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend in Houston (Thanks, Toyota!). I posted about Friday with Oprah, but now I want to share with you what the second day was like. Saturday was like an all-day workshop, with class being led by Oprah, Deepak Chopra, Elizabeth Gilbert, Rob Bell, and Iyanla Vanzant. These…

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The Night Oprah Spoke To Me {The Life You Want Weekend}

Because I sometimes have the best luck, Toyota gave me a ticket to attend Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend. It was amazing and overwhelming and I will never forget it. I’m going to do my best to recap it for you, but it’s going to take at least three posts to share everything. The Life You Want Weekend was…

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