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I am so humbled by the outpouring of support for this blog. When I posted last week to ask for donations, you met me with a smile, kind comment and even a monetary amount. Whether you offered one or all 3 of those things, I thank you ♥

Smiles for you all who support When Women Inspire Thank you for your support! Photo ©2018 Christy B.

The generosity you have shown me warms my heart. I realize more than ever that this blog has amazing potential. And every encouraging public or private comment about the blog posts here motivates me to keep going. Whenever you take time in your day to read anything here at When Women Inspire, please know that I appreciate it.

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If you didn’t know…..

An Award from Daisy in the Willows

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Morning Bloggers!

It’s been a stressful year, survived – again! I received my results for my first TMA for my MA .  I’m currently going through my options and rights as a student with the institution I am studying with. I can’t really go into  all the details it at this point.  I have received an unofficial  apology and have been advised to take it further.

I will say: I won’t be bullied by anybody.

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The themes I write about are close to my heart. I will fight for an  official apology , I’m not so sure about asking for it to be remarked-although other people who have read my work and, understand stage and theater  and the issues I raise say I should demand a remark.

 For me, it’s more about the principle. The people in my life who know the full story of what has happened (especially those who…

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Biting Down 

From Souldier Girl

Souldier Girl

I’m finding it hard to concentrate

Thoughts speaking without raising their hands
Raising their voices
Without being called on
Problems scribbled on the blackboard of my heart
Lacking a solution for their missing parts
Attempts to steady my shaking hands
Replacing God where there was once man
I try to sit alone and quiet down
A smile traced on my face
…They all think she is ok
What if life behaved in an opposite way?
Where we just spoke the truth
Of how we really were on any given day
I would say,
…I am biting down with weak teeth
I am spitting out these words just to stop the nervous tweaks
I am holding it all in
I am under the water, freezing my breath
…becoming the hustler of life’s test
Shadowboxing the unrest
The hive is loose
And it is I they seem to choose
Their stings…

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Champions Award — Thank You! (The Health & Wellness Edition)

Living a Beautiful Life

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The Champions Award comes to me from the amazing Rob at Art by Rob Goldstein.  Thank you so much, Rob!  I’m honored to receive this wonderful award.

Welcome to the Champions Award Health & Wellness Edition!

What is the Champions Award Health & Wellness Edition?  My nominees blog about diverse health and wellness topics and corresponding solutions.  They seek to not only survive but thrive.  They also share their knowledge and experiences in order to assist and encourage others.

My Nominees (in reverse alphabetical order):

VISION OF HOPE 33 is Michael33’s journal of the physical, mental and emotional effects of radiation therapy for cancer.  His purpose is to provide others with the “vision of hope” that we all need to survive.

TIMO GARDEN is an organic garden in the middle of Sweden not far from Stockholm.  The author discusses ecological gardening and food processing.

SIMPLE LIVING OVER 50 features the author’s…

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