Category Archives: getting back up

BEAUTY FOR ASHES; AS TOLD BY MOANA

  Let me start by saying that the only things I have successfully kept alive are my three children. You may have heard that I guilted myself into getting two cats for my youngest.  I am truly afraid that when … Continue reading

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7 things I learned from watching my friend lose his business

I don’t know about you but when I go through a huge, unexpected loss it’s not pretty.  There is crying  sobbing and giant pity parties and generally acting like a two-year old in the toy aisle of Target after hearing … Continue reading

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It happened on a tennis court

Anyone that knows me well, knows my relationship with tennis is a complicated one. If you will remember, years ago I had to give up my dream job to take a job managing a swim and racquet club to feed … Continue reading

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I Get Knocked Down…

As the famous philosopher of  Mike and Mike in the Morning, Mike Golic , once said, “What matters isn’t that you got knocked down; what  matters is how you get up”  After hearing those inspirational words, I asked myself, “Was … Continue reading

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