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  • 52 Real Women

    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
  • 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
  • 52 Real Women

    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
  • 52 Real Women

    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
  • 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
  • 52 Real Women

    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
  • 52 Real Women

    What Do You Pursue?

    This past week, I was chatting with a fellow entrepreneur friend about the large strides that have been made for women in the workplace. Yes, we still face ...

    June 20, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Waiting To Be Wise

    Growing up is probably the hardest thing I’ve had to deal with yet and I’m lucky that I can say that’s the hardest thing so far in my ...

    June 13, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Open Letter to the Stroller Mom

    I see you in the neighborhood, your toddler strapped into a stroller, a cellphone glued to your ear, and I feel it once again — the huge gulf ...

    June 6, 2016