Okay, now what?

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“Be careful what you ask for,” they say.  They’re right! I participated in a SITS (the Secret is In The Sauce) “Comment Love” challenge for bloggers a few weeks ago.  We had five days to comment on 75 blogs and potentially receive 75 comments.  Yeah.   😯 A week later, Embrace the Struggle had its … Read More


Not fitting in

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I’m in January mode:  a bit mellow after the holidays but abuzz with dreams and hopes that I’m eager to see realized.  With those dreams and hopes comes a putting on of the “big girl pants”:  paying attention to and acting decisively on matters about which I’ve been lax or disinterested.  Like creating a will … Read More


Looking for Lilly

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As a token of appreciation for donating to one of the brothel raids carried out by The Exodus Road, I received a “Freedom Rock,” with the name “Lilly” on it.  Lilly was one of the girls who had been rescued. Her name was hand-painted on the rock by an artist, and on the back of … Read More


Am I? … I Am!

  Okay, so you’re wondering about this struggle that I am recommending that you embrace.  Tricia already asked me that back in February, before this blog was a gleam in my eye.    Remember, Tricia?  No?  Oh well.  They say the mind is the first to go, luv.  😉 But I digress. 🙂 Here’s the thing.  … Read More