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    I Turned 40 and I Bought a House

    I turned 40 on June 9. That very same day, I bought a house. I was originally supposed to close on May 29, but a lot of people are trying to take…

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    Turning 36

    Today I am 36 years old. When I turned six in 1986, I had just finished kindergarten at Buckingham County Primary School in Buckingham, Virginia. I had one older sister and one…

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    Thoughts on Turning 35

    Two weeks ago, I turned 35. Getting older has never bothered me (at least not yet…let’s have this discussion again when I’m 40), but I admit that when I was younger, 35…

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    A Day in the Life – Buffalo, NY

    Hollywood Housewife – a blogger I’ve very much enjoyed reading for several years now – challenged readers to take photos of their daily lives on Wednesday, Oct 22nd and post them to…

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    I’m Back

    This blog feels like home. It’s been around a long time, even though I’ve neglected it for most of the past three years. Instead of writing here, I started two blogs with…

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    I Survived the Periodontist

    I was told last month that I needed a periodontal procedure, and my appointment for a gum graft occurred yesterday afternoon. I only got one of the three teeth done. I have…

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    Thyroid Update

    Although I didn’t expect a miracle, I did hope that doing the Whole30/strict Paleo diet in July would have a positive influence on my thyroid. Clean eating = healthy body = happy…

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    Scoliosis Surgery, 10 Years Later

    In the early morning hours of July 26, 2001, I went to the University of Virgina Medical Center to undergo corrective surgery for scoliosis. Even though I started blogging a year later,…