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We all have something we care too much about
The Buffalo Bills lost the football game two weekends ago. I care far more about getting gum on my shoe than this fact. Getting that gum off will take far more work and cause far more annoyance for me than this team losing the game ever could.
I got engaged at a karate training weekend
Our first kiss was in the dojo parking lot. Not the most romantic spot ever, but fitting for us. We've been doing karate together for years now. One of our first dates was an extra training session to work on self-defense. My idea of a romantic guy is one who knows me well enough to get me a sword over flowers.
Disclaimer: The original version of this story was my submission to an open call writing challenge from Air and Nothingness Press. The challenge gave the story idea and guidelines that I followed. All winners would have their stories published in The Librarian Anthology. The Librarian was a character who could travel anywhere and to anytime, acting as a force for good. My story did not make the cut, but it's here for anyone who wants to read it.
Forget a Batgirl movie; can we get an Oracle story instead?
Wait, they were making a Batgirl movie? That was my initial thought when I heard about the cancellation of the Batgirl film. Guess I'm not up to date with the happenings in the film world of DC. Add the canceled film to the growing list of DC efforts that left fans disappointed.
Warning: The following contains spoilers for the movie Brave I'm preparing a performance to the song "Touch the Sky" from the movie Brave. It's for a karate event, but it's going to involve dressing up like Merida. To get in character, I decided to rewatch the movie. The last time I watched it was shortly after it came out in 2012.
My dear nephew,
My dear nephew, I celebrated becoming an aunt when I found out my sister was pregnant with you. I was excited about what the future would hold. As the day of meeting you face to face came closer, my anticipation continued to build. You came five days after your due date, so I might have been a bit on edge with the waiting.
5 Easy Ways to Become Your Nurse's Favorite Patient
Disclaimer: I used to work in on a medical/surgical unit and in ambulatory surgery. I have since shifted over into health and wellness freelance writing. The information included in this article is based on my personal experience and does not constitute medical advice.
Finding What We've Lost and Discovering the Healing We Didn't Know We Needed
Sometimes loss is obvious. We lose someone we love, and we grieve. We move to a new area and experience the loss of the place we left. Friends move on, and relationship dynamics change. When we recognize loss, it is easier to take the time we need to grieve and move forward.
Diabetes Basics: What is Blood Sugar?
Disclaimer: The following information is based on my own research and lived experience as a type one diabetic and does not constitute medical advice. Information from this article should not substitute advice from your doctor or other healthcare professionals.