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Archive for February, 2014

Alex & Frederic Bilodeau win the gold of my heart

Alex Bilodeau and brother Frederic

Alex & Frederic Bilodeau win the gold of my heart I was out to dinner with a friend when Alex Bilodeau won the gold for men’s moguls at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics a couple of nights ago. I couldn’t hear the story over the noise but I saw his exuberance, and I saw his brother Frederic, cheering him on just like he did two years ago in 2010. The next morning after my four girls were carted off to their respective schools, I sat…

If only this were the remedy for depression

If only this were the remedy for depression My friend posted this video with Bob Newhart today on Facebook and it made me laugh. Even though I am a mom who fights depression, this video doesn’t offend me at all. I’ve often attempted to snap out of my depression or as the video states ‘stop it.’ Sometimes I can pull it off. It’s about learning your triggers and then learning what you can do to combat them. There’s this window when I feel myself starting…