me

Hi. My name is Genevieve. I am 30 years old, a wife, mom to 3, daughter to an amazing mommy, cousin to many, niece and friend. But that sounds so generic, as so many people are parents, siblings, spouses... So I've decided to share a little more about myself (eeek); so here goes... By day (Monday-Friday), …

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don’t have a period, man

That time of the month. Surfing the crimson tide. PMS. Menstruation. Period. Holy hell, who the f*** did I piss off?! These are just some of the ways that society, including myself, refers to that really awesome time, once a month, that affects almost every woman on the planet. Yes, I am bleeding from my …

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why i took the kiddie lock off of my car doors

In the news these days, there is at least one story involving violence against children, whether it be assault, abuse, rape, murder, or a hijacking. But every. single. day. After reading the horrific story about little Taegrin Morris (warning, very graphic descriptions in this article) last year, it has stayed with me. It has weighed heavily …

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diploma drama

At the end of October 2014, I will have my Diploma in Packaging Technology, thus allowing myself to officially be called a Packaging Technologist. I hope. During the 10 month course, there are 5 tests, 2 exams and 1 project that one has to complete (and pass) in order for your diploma to be awarded. …

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asbestos; the good, the bad and the ugly

A few days ago I received a mail from my contact page from Heather Von St. James. What a remarkable woman. She is based in the USA, and 8 years ago, was diagnosed with Mesothelioma; a rare and deadly cancer caused by exposure to asbestos. She had given birth to her daughter Lily just 3 …

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