My Chat with Author Terry Maggert

Welcome to the premiere of Conversations with My Brain Squirrel”, variety podcast. Thank you for listening to my chat with author, Terry Maggert. He is also left-handed. Father of an apparent nudist. Husband to a half-Norwegian. Herder of cats and dogs. Lover of pie. He writes book. He’s had an unhealthy fascination with dragons since…

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10 Things I’ve Learned On Day 3 Of 21 Day Fix

In my last couple of stressful years, I have not been taking proper physical care of myself. Exercise has almost always been a go to for me. I’ve always been fit and strong (I don’t mean thin or fat). In the midst of exiting puberty aka perimenopause, I’ve had to take inventory of myself. What…

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No More Children In My Bed

My “baby” is 13.5 years old so there have been no more children co-sleeping with us for a good many years. Well a cat or three generally sleep with us or rather sleep with our feet, but they hardly count. In light of this fantastical fact the bed is ours alone, the husband and I have been talking for quite…

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Faking It With Truth In Body

My own body truth in photo. Without a filter or special lighting. Only middle aged me, mother of four, in a bathing suit.  Why share this trio of pictures? I’ve internally fought over my body image frequently since I was 13 years old. My weight had fluctuated a bit up and down into adulthood. Then…

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This is 48.

Every year I post a filter and makeup free photo on my birthday. It’s not for kudos or compliments. It’s to show reality. It’s to make peace with another year. It’s to be free. Anyone who follows me on Social Media knows I’ve like to take the selfie. Why? Well I loathe my picture being…

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Hello. Welcome to the eclectic mash up that is  my brain squrrel. The site is currently under construction but I am active on Facebook and Twitter! Check back to see what is posted.  Desirre

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