Love Bytes with SA Smith

It’s JUST a Measurement

If we allow the weight of that emotional baggage to tie us to that measurement, then it can do damage, then it means something, then it can...

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YOU ARE MEANT TO READ THIS

You are an accumulation of every step, every word, and every thought you have ever had in your life. Think about that for a moment. Every...

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What Are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for? You, yes you. The one sitting there pondering the universe, your life and its relationship to it all, but doing...

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The Affair

I sit in a chair, near the window. The light shines in on me, but I don’t feel its warmth. I look around, silence is everywhere. I am...

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The Care and Feeding of Mr. Right

Originally Published November 2014 Okay let’s face it, we’ve all been sold a long list of lies when it comes to finding and keeping the...

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Why Did It Have To Be CRPS?

Please help me welcome this week’s “Life With An Invisible Illness” spotlight guest… Jennifer Schwader: Invisible...

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Family Fears and Invisible Illness

Life is hard, it’s even harder when you are diagnosed with a debilitating invisible illness. Once that diagnosis is given, it can...

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Color The World Orange For CRPS

November is National CRPS Awareness month and November 7th is Color The World Orange Day for CRPS. To help promote awareness, we at...

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CRPS SUCKS!

November is National CRPS Awareness Month, and November 7th  2016 is National Awareness Day. I wanted to share with you a little bit about...

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This Mask I Wear

I see the morning light coming through the window. I roll over, not wanting to get up. Not wanting to face another day, just like the last....

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Overrun By Assholes

What do you do when you’re a nice person and you are attacked by an asshole? I think most of us are nice by nature. We are willing to put...

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“You Look Okay, How Can You Be Sick?”

In this day and age of social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, personal blogs and even GPS tracking, potential employers are now...

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Because Of This…. (Rape and Invisible Illness)

in·vis·i·ble adjective: unable to be seen; not visible to the eye  ill·ness noun: a disease or period of sickness affecting the body...

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“It’s All In Your Head…”

Invisible illness is considered a chronic illness or disease that affects a person to a debilitating degree, only we don’t look sick....

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Life With An Invisible Illness

in·vis·i·ble adjective: unable to be seen; not visible to the eye  ill·ness noun: a disease or period of sickness affecting the body...

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It’s All About Sex. Top Ten Sex Fun Facts

The news is so negative these days. Everyone is fighting or upset about something. So I thought it would be nice to step away from the news...

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You Might be a Cruise Addict if …

They say if you have an addiction it’s best to admit it. Vocalize it. Get out of denial. As a matter of fact with a little Google help, I...

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Six Steps to Escape Your Life

When was the last time you did something just for you? I’m not talking about buying a cup of coffee or picking up take-out.  I’m...

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Love Is Messy

Love is love is love is love. That’s all it is. Green or red, black or white, male or female. All your life you have been searching for...

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You Are What You Think So Stop Thinking Like a Bitch

Some days are tougher than others. We aren’t kids anymore. We work hard; we’re overburdened with responsibilities, with the day in and...

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An Open Letter to My Son on Graduation Day

To My Son, You came into our lives that January day, all wrinkled and full of hope. You smiled, laughed and took in your world. Sight by...

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I Lost 200 pounds and I Still Feel Fat

How can you lose 200 pounds and still feel fat? I don’t know. That’s a question I still ask myself. Why, when I lost all that weight,...

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You Are Star Stuff

Fatally and flawed, beautifully broken. Every step you take, every thought you think is a miracle in itself. Do you have any idea how...

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How to Stop Nagging and Start Loving

We’ve all been there. We’re tired, overworked and can feel it coming on. We lash out at the people around us, knowing we’re doing it,...

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You are more than the size of your jeans

Being in my 40’s, my size has changed from decade to decade, all women’s do. That’s what is glorious about being a woman. We can...

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10 Ways to Live Your Life to the Fullest

I was at a funeral the other day of a dear friend’s daughter and child. After many tears, the clergy stood to read us the eulogy. He told...

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