Your story. My story. Everybody has one. Each of us hopes for a happy ending and, let’s face it, we all could use a little more light in our days. I find this to be especially true after a week that left my heart heavy. Truth be told, I’m feeling a little scattered so I thought I’d leave my thoughts here. Finding the Light in the Dark On Monday I learned that a former schoolmate, someone I’d known from junior high school through to university, had taken her own life. I had long ago lost touch with her but the shock I felt was palpable. I can’t pretend to understand…
If there's one thing I've learned as I perch precariously on the cusp of what I hope is mid-life, it's that pretty much all rules get tossed out the window once you hit your 40s.
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I've gotten a little bolder (not unicorn bold, but bold enough for me) taking my naturally dark locks several shades lighter. However, that look does not look cool with an inch and a half of roots showing and the blonde looking a little too beachy for a 42-year-old mom in the middle of apple-picking season.
Welcome to the land of #noexcuses, the place where if you fall, you pick yourself back up, dust yourself off and give it another go. For instance, I just reached for the tea instead of the wine. I also reached for the pie but that's not the point.
The Secret is out. Literally. So is the Mitchum, Lady Speed Stick, Degree, Drysol (which could dissolve acid, I'm convinced) and even Dove. And Coconut Oil, you guys, is IN. This stuff is the shizz. Just ask Google.