A Follow-Up to My Story Called “Teeth Check!”

It took a lot of work for my teeth to get where they are today. When I was a child, I had bucked teeth. So, I had to wear all those lovely teeth contraptions — expander, retainer, headgear, braces, and a permanent retainer. Getting dental work done was like sitting…

This is going to be a mouthful.

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Do you know what sucks about the beginning of a new year? You suddenly remember all the appointments you didn’t make the year before. Like, I didn’t go to the dentist last year! I was brushing my teeth this morning when I realized that. But then I thought to myself…I…


I’m Letting You Go

Dear Breakup,

This letter is for you, not my ex. Why? Because I’ve given myself time to process the pain from my ex. I haven’t processed your impact on my emotions.

I’m writing to you now because I have felt vulnerable, nostalgic, and lonely. My relationship started last winter. When…

A Prompt From a Writing Group

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One of the best things about technology is that it allows you to meet people from all over the world! This week, I found several online writing groups from many different states. Tonight, I attended a group that mostly involved using writing exercises and prompts to inspire creativity. This was…

Other People’s Opinions Don’t Matter

If you’re afraid of being judged at the gym, imagine that you’re the only one there. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels

Have you ever gone to the gym and done something completely unrelated to fitness? Or have you compared yourself to the person working out next to you?

This has happened to me many times. This morning, I missed breakfast. So I bought a protein bar and sat down in the…

Martha Lueck

Published author | Freelance blogger for HealthyPlace.com | Passionate about mental health Facebook: @JustWrite17 Instagram: @write_color_and_exercise

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