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My Favorite Posts from 2017

My Favorite Posts from 2017
I'm writing this later than I meant to, but I really liked the idea of a round-up of my personal favorite posts, so I'm cranking it out anyway. We are going to start this list with the 2017 blog post that got the most views. This Lazy Woman's Guide to Housework was incredibly popular with you all! If you enjoyed that one, you'll likely enjoy 12 Extremely Useful Spoonie Cleaning Tips also. Next up is Resource Roundup: Over 25 Amazing Sources for Info on Self-Acceptance and More. I love this post!
Uncategorized, Life Tips

My Holiday Musts

My Holiday Musts
When it comes to the holidays, some things I try to do every year no matter what. Whether I'm looking forward to the festivities, dreading them due to depression/anxiety, or not able to do much due to a chronic illness flare, this doesn't change. These are my holiday musts. Songs I'm not the type that likes to play Christmas music much. I hate how it is everywhere once Halloween is over, and I don't listen to it on the radio. There are a few songs that tend to get in my
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38 Things I’ve Learned So Far In My 38 Years

38 Things I've Learned So Far In My 38 Years
Thursday is my birthday! I'm turning 38 and glad to say so. I've never had a problem with getting older. Reading about other women finding each successive decade an improvement had a lot to do with that. So far, I've found them to be right, and I'm really looking forward to my 40's. I've learned so much over the years, and I look forward to learning more. So, to celebrate, I decided to use a post idea I saw on quite a few other blogs, and listed out 38 things
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A Letter To My 16 Year Old Self

A Letter To My 16 Year Old Self
Dear 16 year old me, Hi! Things are probably a little complicated right now. Please sit, and take some time to read a little advice I have for you from my place of perspective. Stress less over your grades. Yes, they are important, but I promise it isn't worth the stress you put yourself under. Do your best, and know that is enough. Don't stay up until all hours trying to make it perfect. Go do more with friends. Speaking of which... Real friends don't regularly leave you out of plans. And a real best
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Hello!

Hi! My name is Leigh, and I'm writing this from my couch in Kansas. A little about me. I'm 37, married, and a mother to four kids. They are 17, 15, 11, and 7, so I've got some time on my hands now. [caption id="attachment_1367" align="aligncenter" width="300"] The kids and I in 2012[/caption] I deal with depression, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, fibromyalgia, dysautonomia, and inflammatory arthritis. I may have ADD, but I haven't been diagnosed. Faced with all of that, I find myself feeling like a failure most of the time. I recently