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    #27: Choosing to Breathing

    I always knew, I wanted to be doing, exactly what I wanted to do. I’ve always been stubborn or as my parents always put it, “fussy,” that way. In elementary schoo...

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    #20: My “say something!” moment at Planned Parenthood

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    Returning Home After 25 Years

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      #27: Choosing to Breathing

      I always knew, I wanted to be doing, exactly what I wanted to do. I’ve always been stubborn or as my parents always put it, “fussy,” that way. In elementary schoo...

    • #26: Reporting on "Love in the Bay Area"
      #26: Reporting on “Love in the Bay Area”

      So… I know, I’m slacking a little… The diligence and discipline I had when I started this writing challenge has faded a bit, but I can explain… 1) IR...

    • #25: My first job: An untold story
      #25: My first job: An untold story

      Ok. I think it’s finally safe to write publicly, about this time in my life… so here goes: In high school I was such a planner. And like today, I was always making a to...

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      #24: Just want to date? 4 Tips from The Sex-Positive Parent

      Last month Bedsider sent me to, The Bay (Berkeley, Oakland, & San Francisco), to talk to folks their about dating, relationships, and sex lives. [Side note: New vlog, “Love i...

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      #23: Civil Rights Era 2.0

      Civically… there is a lot going on in this moment. Starting on Monday the Supreme Court has ruled on affirmative action, the Voting Rights Act, and same-sex marriage. And o...

    • #22: Just found out I have "obesity"
      #22: Just found out I have “obesity”

      Have you heard? Obesity (aka: having too much body fat) is now being classified as a disease, by the American Medical Association. Now, I’ve read the arguments for this...

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      #21: Top 10 Unsent Posts (part 2)

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      #20: My “say something!” moment at Planned Parenthood

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      #19: Why am I doing this again? 5 reasons to keep writing

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