As I sit here writing this, waiting for the next answer or next step, the next negative or the first positive test, I want to let you know I see you. I hear you. I feel for you. I'm not saying baby dust because WTF is that? The stuff that makes unicorns? Instead I will say I know this sucks. I'm always here to talk or listen, whenever you need me. So much love. Marin
Category: Thoughts & Personal Perspectives
What Your Healthy Friend Battling Infertility Wants You To Know. And How To Help Them (Part 2)
If you didn't read Part 1 you can catch up here. August 2019 I wanted to start where we left off. I am now 2 days post-op from my hysteroscopy and recovering fairly well. While the TMI level probably won't make it here you can absolutely message me if you're a female getting this surgery … Continue reading What Your Healthy Friend Battling Infertility Wants You To Know. And How To Help Them (Part 2)
Bad Company Corrupts Good Morals
Do not be misled: "Bad company corrupts good character." 1 Corinthians 15:33 There's a lot to be learned from relationships as we grow and mature. I'm reminded weekly, if not daily, how so many of the connections in my own life have morphed, evolved or disappeared. As a child in and a teen who … Continue reading Bad Company Corrupts Good Morals
Entrepreneur Translates to Bearer of Risks
"If the enemy can't discourage you he's going to do his best to distract you."
Perfectionism: You Brag About It, The World Cringes
If you were perfect you wouldn’t be believable. We're all guilty of this at one point or another. "Sorry, I'm just such a perfectionist!" usually after a request to edit or change something? Or maybe it was a cop-out for not approving or moving forward? *I just saw Khloe do this in regards to her … Continue reading Perfectionism: You Brag About It, The World Cringes
Leave A Legacy, Not A House Full Of Boxes
For 22 years I lived within five miles of my family members (minus a few years at college...but you get me). For 18 of those my cousins were built-in daily friends, I was active in 4-H, my community and dance team. I always had a role to serve, younger kids to lead and a house … Continue reading Leave A Legacy, Not A House Full Of Boxes
If You Wouldn’t Trade Places With Them, Why Take Their Advice?
"That's just not how business works," said someone with zero business education, background or experience to me. "I think this sounds or look best," suggests someone who isn't even close to the marketing field. If you wouldn't trade places with them, why take their advice? I am someone who used to (and many times still … Continue reading If You Wouldn’t Trade Places With Them, Why Take Their Advice?
Avoid Being A Jack(ass) Of All Trades.
Also known as the Master of None. Usually being called a jack of all trades is meant to be a compliment for someone who can fix anything, do anything and knows a little bit about everything. This also means they've dabbled in many things/skills rather than focusing on becoming an expert in one thing. Having … Continue reading Avoid Being A Jack(ass) Of All Trades.
“Everything in this world has a purpose except for shame.”
Would a free marketing tool be helpful for you? Your answer should be uh, DUH! Download all the freebies here. Jillian Michaels said that, by the way. "Everything in this world has a purpose except for shame." I first read that in her book Unlimited. I know shame well. Do you? *Ok, besides that GOT scene.* … Continue reading “Everything in this world has a purpose except for shame.”