Browsing Category 52 Real Women

  • ew 52RW Joann Bastien
    52 Real Women

    Breaking Point

    Growing up, I was often the subject of teasing. I had red hair, freckles, and my maiden name was “Pigeon”. Yes, just like the bird. I was a ...

    September 26, 2016
  • ew 52RW Debra Darvick Petoskey
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    A “Sprained” Conversation

    I fell recently and my wrist, while not broken, was still hurting. The hand surgeon confirmed that nothing was fractured and sent me to the local medical supply ...

    September 5, 2016
  • EW 52RW Alexandra Bahou2
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    Who YOU Are…

    Self-discovery is a very intimidating term.  It’s a quest, perhaps the ultimate adventure that we all must embark on in life.  But, like any adventure, while thrilling and ...

    August 29, 2016
  • EW 52RW Sherry Hoppen
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    Delusions of Grandeur

    I’ve heard that expression often and recently heard it on a podcast relating to addiction.  I googled “Delusions of Grandeur” and was not surprised that I related to ...

    August 22, 2016
  • EW 52RW Kristy McCown
    52 Real Women

    From “Undecided” to Google

    I’m just a girl from Chesterfield, Michigan. I went to your school. I grew up in  your neighborhood. I went to the same movie theaters you do.  But ...

    August 15, 2016
  • EW 52RW Jenna Wiley
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    That Number!?

    For the past 5 years, I have weighed around 150 pounds.  I have fought with this number, cried about this number, lied about this number, hid my eyes ...

    August 1, 2016
  • EW 52RW Karen Deschaine
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    Leap and the Net Will Appear

    When I was growing up, my family moved. A lot. And not just across town. Between kindergarten and high school, we lived in nine different homes in four ...

    July 25, 2016
  • EW 52RW Cortney Casey
    52 Real Women

    Hanging Up The Phone

    As a newspaper reporter, I had always prided myself on investing myself completely in my work. For nearly 11 years, I’d found the job extremely fulfilling. But over ...

    July 18, 2016
  • ew jilian ryan
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    Tweezing is for Splinters

    Today I looked into the mirror and decided to take care of something that had been bothering me. This “thing” only bothered me when I looked in the ...

    July 11, 2016