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small victories, small losses

Accomplishments aren’t always big. It’s not always running 26.2 miles or hiking a mountain or even writing a book. It’s often one small moment in time or a hurdle that others wouldn’t think so daunting. It’s pretty incredible when we place ourselves in someone’s proverbial shoes and see what you might breeze through but truly… Continue reading small victories, small losses

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Guest Post : Self Love & Recovery

Hey hey hey! In an ironic twist of fate I have ANOTHER Genevieve guest posting today. I guess we Genevieves of the world have a lot to say! As many of my readers know, I have struggled on and off with anorexia since 1996 so eating disorders and body positivity are topics near and dear to my… Continue reading Guest Post : Self Love & Recovery

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Making peace with the present

My mother used to tell me that every Halloween, before the night was over and before I was  bouncing off the walls chock full of sugar, I would already be planning my next costume. No matter that the night had barely begun, my head was already 365 days into the future considering whether I wanted to… Continue reading Making peace with the present

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Guest Post: Men in Hiding-A call to courage for men battling chronic illness alone

I am very excited to have my VERY first guest post here at Ship with No Sails! I met my friend Josh a few months after being diagnosed with Lyme Disease and Bartonella. We had some mutual local friends and after he heard that I was sick, he sent me a Facebook message with some words… Continue reading Guest Post: Men in Hiding-A call to courage for men battling chronic illness alone

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Let’s Talk About Makeup: All About Highlighters

So I have come to realize that I have a slight addiction to highlighters. I know contouring has been super popular the past few years but strobing is my jam (I will explain what that is in a second). I love how a little highlighter can immediately make your skin more radiant.  I have had… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Makeup: All About Highlighters