My Weight and Body Image Battle

My Weight and Body Image Battle

If I had a nickel for every time I felt shitty about myself because of my weight, I would be rich. Filthy, stinkin’ rich. Like, Bill Gates rich.  Feeling unhappy with my body and my weight has been a running loop both in the background and in the forefront of my...
Let Me Tell You How Lucky I Am

Let Me Tell You How Lucky I Am

When I started this project, I told myself I would follow wherever it lead me. Of course, I was hoping to help some folks along the way. But I really had no idea what would happen. Would anyone respond? Or even care? Would the stories of everyday women really lift and...
Infidelity…Let’s Talk About It

Infidelity…Let’s Talk About It

I guess you could call me lucky. Of all of life’s challenges, I’ve been spared the pain of infidelity. But I’ve seen plenty of people I know and love have to deal with it. Getting to a place of healing is difficult for many, whether you’re the...
Writing Your Story, FAQs

Writing Your Story, FAQs

Many of you have expressed interest in contributing to TGPO with a written story, but don’t know where to begin! Here are answers to some of the common questions I’ve received.  What do I write about? We all have those memories, the ones that stick with us. A...
My Kitchen Floor

My Kitchen Floor

I need to clean the floor. I’ve known this for two days but haven’t gotten to it yet. I could embellish and tell you how busy I am, but for sure I could have at least squeezed in cleaning the kitchen floor. While I was procrastinating again this evening (no one cleans...