because i love you….

February 14, 2013

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i anticipated to awake in a rage. fists in the air, ready to scrap with puppies, the elderly, the angels, and whomever else wanted to butter my hurting heart.

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that bastard cancer has devoured another loved one. and, AGAIN, last week i received the infuriating news that one of my idols, truly a girl-crush {though yet to be featured on gni..soon hopefully} has been diagnosed with breast cancer. 

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but to my surprise, maybe it was that wild, racous night of handstands and wicked vinyasas in my dreams, led by my glorious laura, i awakened with a hopeful, healed, and optimistic heart. 

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i’m typically a hater on this day of candied, talking-hearts, sparse, rogaine-thirsty bouquets, and scrimpy pre-fixe menus. but today is a new day. it’s a new world. 

fragility isn’t just a term for self-medicating, chardonnay moms {or cupcake bingeing pilates instructors.} life is too dear to keep driving on the highway to unhappy.

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screw the forced romance in the central air you cheeky monkeys! who says it has to be all sonnets and matching tattoos. pucker up big boy, i’m coming in for a kiss, and it’s not because i want to have your baby! 

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i’m getting all ooey-gooey on yo’ ass because it’s how i feel! it’s how i roll! and because it’s a martha-effing-stewart-good-thing!

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so long sad! you’ve had your time at the podium. now is the era of uplift and merrymaking. my soul invites you to a picnic. we’re serving kisses & hugs sandwiches.

happy valentine’s day m’loves!

~my friend laura is exactly who the money for my cycle for survival ride goes to; she fought a rare blood cancer. thank you all who have contributed and passed along the information. even the smallest donations mean so much. 

 

  • LinzRichard

    Celebrate life today instead. I do. 5 years after brain surgery. Worth it.

  • I'm so sorry about your friend Laura, Katie. Liz is right though. After the hurt passes it has to be all about celebrating our short time here.Hope your V-day was sweet as a cupcake!

    xoxo Mary Jo

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