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#HAWMC  ” Please Leave The Area Immediately!”  by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30 Day Writing Challenge Day 19  “Everyone has tough days, but how do you pull yourself out of the rut? Maybe you blog, repeat affirmations or listen to a favorite playlist. Write about what tools, tips or practices you … Continue reading

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#HAWMC The White Chocolate Swan   by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30 Day Writing Challenge Day 13   “What’s the best thing that happened to you this week? Maybe you got great news or maybe ice cream was on sale- write about it and relive it!” She was a … Continue reading

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#HAWMC “My Ideal Day” by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30 Day Writing Challenge Day 8 “Happy Hump Day! No denying life can get hectic, but let’s take a mid-week break to fantasize our ideal day! Would you go somewhere? Who would you spend it with? Have … Continue reading

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#HAWAC “I think I can…I think I can…Getting in touch with my inner Little Engine.” by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30-Day Writing Challenge Day 8  ” Little Engine Post. Write a list post with 10-15 lines that start each with “I think I can…” Write 5 lines at the end that start with “I know I can.” … Continue reading

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HAWMC Day 6 “Wonder Woman” by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30 Day Writing Challenge Day 6  “Superpower Sunday! If you had a superpower – what would it be? How would you use it?” This is easy. Do you remember the Micheal Keaton movie “Multipilicity?” He wished for … Continue reading

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#HAWMC  Dear Janice,  by Janice  Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist 30 Day Writing Challenge Day 4  “Do you remember the day you were diagnosed? Perhaps you were scared, felt alone and surely you had tons of questions. Write a letter to yourself for the day you were … Continue reading

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#HAWMC WEGOHEALTH Activist Writing Challenge Day 3 by Janice Tindle 

The WEGOHEALTH Activist Writing Challenge Day 3  “Quotation Inspiration. Find a quote that inspires you (either positively or negatively) and free write about it for 15 minutes.” This is easy. ” I never give up.” – Janice Tindle  For me, … Continue reading

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It’s time to endorse this blog for the WEGO HEALTH Awards! 

It’s true, it is an honor to be nominated. Now, is the time to endorse your favorite nominees! I’m so glad that this blog has received a nomination! Thank you very much! I’m humbled and grateful for the acknowledgement. Click … Continue reading

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This Blog just received a WEGO Nomination! 

This blog was nominated for Best In Show: Blog! Whoo Hoo! It IS an honor to be nominated! Thank you! Here’s the description:  “Whose blog do you absolutely love? Their writing is exceptional, their “voice” admirable, and their writing is … Continue reading

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Galicia’s Granite  by Janice Tindle

This just won the 1pg short story contest and was performed at the Novel Writing Festival.  I’m so happy to have been selected! You can watch it being beautifully read by Val Cole at https://novelwritingfestival.com/2016/07/05/galicias-granite-short-story-reading-by-janice-tindle/ Galicia’s Granite by Janice Tindle … Continue reading

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The Little Diva  by Janice Tindle

The little girl sat quietly at the window, her puppy sleeping peacefully in her lap. A phonograph record was playing loudly an opera by Verdi.  She closed her eyes and envisioned  herself as the soprano in a beautiful red velvet … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2015    by Janice Tindle

As I enter into 2016, I do so with great determination, staking my claim on hope.   It took five long years of hard work and great courage to meet the challenges of the devastating effects of a misdiagnosis and … Continue reading

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Beyond Hope  by Janice Tindle 

In the dark, behind the presence of emotion, Absolute stillness and unrelenting silence, I am rhythmically breathing. I am not lost. Even though the darkness envelopes me, I am here. Believe me, your shame is not mine. I am steadfast. … Continue reading

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Daniella: Dystonia’s Warrior Princess                                     by Janice Tindle

   They called her Princess. From the moment she was born, there was no denying the resemblance little Daniella had to older brother Lukas Bredahl and her beautiful mother, Pia Bredahl of Vejle, Demark. She laughed. She sparkled. She shined. … Continue reading

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A Message For Those Who Have A Life Changing Disability   by Janice Tindle

“I don’t think I’ll ever be happy again,” is the worst thing you can say to yourself. You WILL be happy again. Tell yourself that. You will. I promise. Maybe not all day long, but you’ll have moments. Everyday, do … Continue reading

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Medical Care Fund For Janice Tindle

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Three Is All You Need   by Janice Tindle

Three Is all You Need By Janice Tindle  I’ve always been a person who likes to have her ducks in a row. And just like a good mother duck, I was constantly checking, going back when I needed to, keeping … Continue reading

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The Principled Man /Written by Janice Tindle

I was standing in the doorway of my father’s hospital room. He was asleep. He had been there most of the week,so I had become familiar with the nursing staff. His room was just outside their station. I found myself … Continue reading

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The Storytellers /Written by Janice Tindle

I have always loved a good story. My love of storytelling began with my father and my grandmother. My father told me stories about his time in the South Seas during World War II where he was stationed in the … Continue reading

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The Misunderstanding /Written by Janice Tindle

I have a traumatic brain injury and so I am misunderstood quite often. I am sure it happens to everyone. It hurts when someone misunderstands you, but it hurts even more when you apologize and they refuse to accept your … Continue reading

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Who Will Advocate For The Children? /Written by Janice Tindle

A man, is driving along on the street where he lives and he notices two neighbor boys playing with a mid- century chair in their driveway. He approaches them and asks where they got it. They tell him that another … Continue reading

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The Flawed, The Broken, and The Beautiful /Written by Janice Tindle

I recently found myself inspired by a bit of broken pottery. That pottery made me think about the value we place on inanimate objects. Who knows why a certain object has a special attractiveness to us. We see it, we … Continue reading

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A Token Of Love /Written by Janice Tindle

“I’ll never take it off!” Mary Elizabeth giggled with delight as he put it on her wrist. It was the most beautiful bracelet she had ever seen. It was so well made, it looked like the real thing. But she … Continue reading

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Wray; The West End Eagle /Written by Janice Tindle

She came and left like the wind, She would circle high, swoop and descend, In a whirlwind she would appear, She could be far, yet in an instant, near. Under sunny skies, she sat on eggs, Under mist and fog, … Continue reading

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Jesus Knows Me Well    by Janice Tindle

In my solitude I pray, The pain is so crippling, so I lay, The softness of the sheets touch my skin, There is an excruciating fire that burns from within. Jesus knows me well. To his Father I pray, So … Continue reading

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The Invisible Wheelchair /Written by Janice Tindle

You’ve seen it going passed by you at a snail’s pace, You’ve snarled your lip at the humped over state, You didn’t see her face, for around her, an air of despair, You never ever acknowledge the invisible wheelchair. The … Continue reading

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Valerie; You’re Gonna Make It After All! /Written by Janice Tindle

Last March, I wrote a piece about America’s sweetheart, Valerie Harper, who had been given a terminal cancer diagnosis. Things looked grim. But not Valerie! She went on an unprecedented whirlwind of interviews and appearances, talking to her beloved public … Continue reading

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Dangle The Carrot /Written by Janice Tindle

You can dangle the carrot all day if you want;the smart bunnies will always find the land with the choicest clover. I have personally observed this in our own backyard. We have an organic yard, so bunnies in the evening … Continue reading

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The Organic Sinner /Written by Janice Tindle

In the book, Critters: Adventures In Wildest Suburbia by A.B.C. Whipple, published by St. Martin’s Press, 1994, states on page 41, paragraph 3, that ” C. Merriam Hart, a Naturalist, reported that a squirrel hearing a musical instrument or recording … Continue reading

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The Treasure In The Trailer /Written by Janice Tindle

In a monetary sense, she wasn’t a wealthy woman. She lived in a mobile home in a mobile home park. Not one a fancy one, just an ordinary one, with vintage and new mobile homes living side by side. My … Continue reading

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The Doll In The Box /Written by Janice Tindle

When I was a little girl, my Grandma had a China doll she kept in a box in the living room closet. It was a gift from her younger brother, Joseph. He had bought the doll when he was a … Continue reading

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The Dog That Didn’t Belong To Us /Written by Janice Tindle

My Dad was a tough guy. It least that’s what he wanted you to think. But he had a sweet, gentle side that few ever saw him display. However, I saw him display this side one early morning, when no … Continue reading

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The Caring One /Written by Janice Tindle

The light from the blue moon shone across the porcelain giving the bathroom an eery feel. He stared at his reflection in the mirror. There was an exhausted old man staring back at him. He was just fifty-three years old. … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Chair /Written by Janice Tindle

No, it is not a seat on the symphony board or even in the orchestra. I’m talking about the chair that is put out in the street to save a parking spot. Iconic tradition. It can be found in a … Continue reading

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Light To My Roadway /Written by Janice Tindle

I don’t know if you have ever had to try to get something from city government, but it can be a real headache. A simple request often has to go through a lot of red tape, meetings, and mounds of … Continue reading

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Tender Tears /Written by Janice Tindle

They sat on the sofa, side by side, holding hands. “I miss you”, she said. “I miss you too”, she answered. Their heads bowed together, as the tears ran down the two woman’s faces. “We have to find a way … Continue reading

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The College Next Door   by Janice Tindle

There were no hallowed halls, no marble floors or columns. No grand winding staircase nor high domed ceiling. No pendant chandelier nor moulded wood panels. But there were beautiful plaster walls and ceilings with plaster moulding. Inside those walls were … Continue reading

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The One Legged Visitor /Written by Janice Tindle

The front door was open and it framed my view as he came on crutches up the walk. My cousin Carol was behind him. He wore a green dress uniform. I had never seen a real soldier before today. His … Continue reading

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Tony Called /Written by Janice Tindle

    The utility company. We’ve all had our bad experiences with rudeness, long holding times, waiting for them to show up, to turn the service on or off. Perhaps there was a dispute over a bill. We take our … Continue reading

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