Tag Archive: life

Oct 29

Obamacare Rocks…thank you President Obama!

To anyone who is against the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, kick rocks – huge toe-breaking, ankle twisting rocks! Let me tell you why…   For just about four months of healthcare, my unexpected medical bills without insurance would have nearly reached $20,000. Before you start thinking about who is paying that $20,000 bill, please understand …

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Sep 04

Ponderings of an Empty Nester

I’m not sure how I thought it would be, but I seriously did not think about parenting my children post high school. My daughters are all adults – one has graduated college and the younger two are in their sophomore and junior years. Apparently, I only had visions of grandeur. I truly thought they would …

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Aug 21

Oh, You Don’t Need a Man?

Lately, I’ve heard so many women say, “I don’t need a man!” It’s not a new mantra, but I’ve heard it so much more lately that it’s puzzling. Seriously though, when did needing someone become a bad thing? Why is it taboo to say that you need the person that you’ve chosen to be in …

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Jun 03

Pilfered Happiness


FEAR: an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. synonyms: terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress; anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, nervousness, nerves, perturbation, foreboding; the creeps, the shivers, the willies, the heebie-jeebies, jitteriness, twitchiness, …

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Sep 05

A Good Cry Makes the World Go ’round.

I cried myself to sleep last night. I don’t know why, but I felt so much better this morning. (Give me a break,I’m in my relaxed talking mode, I’m not behind a podium, in front of a group of people.)  

Dec 31

Tonya B. Is Resolution Free…still.


Original Post December 31, 2009…minor changes made today. As I enter a new day, a new month, a new year – the first day of 2012, I am free of resolutions…again. I’m sure I won’t make it to the gym as often as I should (I went 1 time in 2011, but only to deliver …

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