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It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 2

(Note: I am posting this on the one year anniversary of the initial event.) I made it through the first part of my journey, which was getting to the emergency room.  At this point, I still don’t think anyone took me seriously.  After checking in with the office, despite all my symptoms, I had to… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 2

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Flashback Friday – Getting my hair washed was a battle

My hair has always been very thick, except when I was a baby and had very little hair. I hated to have my hair washed because it seriously felt like my mother was trying to drown me in the sink. I would fight her the entire time and we both would end up drenched by… Continue reading Flashback Friday – Getting my hair washed was a battle

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🧓🏾🥩Flashback Friday- The terrible thing I said at my Grandma’s wake🧓🏾🥩

Trigger warnings: death and a funeral In last week's post, I mentioned a trip to my mother's hometown for her mother's funeral. I was only 3 and a half and didn't understand death at all. (By the way, saying that someone who is deceased is sleeping is downright creepy.) I guess it was a sign… Continue reading 🧓🏾🥩Flashback Friday- The terrible thing I said at my Grandma’s wake🧓🏾🥩

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🦆Flashback Friday: I can’t be the only one who lost a fight with a duck🦆

It is fortunate (sometimes unfortunate) that I have the ability to remember things that happened when I was very young. I don't remember everything, but impactful events stick out to me. I was about 3 and a half years old. My family and I (minus my Dad, he stayed behind) went to my mother's hometown… Continue reading 🦆Flashback Friday: I can’t be the only one who lost a fight with a duck🦆

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🦷Flashback Friday – They went to pick up my tooth🦷

I've decided to start sharing moments from my childhood. In the very early years, I was quite active and adventurous. I loved riding my bike up and down my street. I always had rules for myself: I rarely rode all the way to the corner and I always stayed on the sidewalk. I was unlike… Continue reading 🦷Flashback Friday – They went to pick up my tooth🦷