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By Valerie J. Walsh | November 7, 2021 |

Hello beautiful peeps! I hope this note finds you well. First off, if you have Instagram and have not followed my author account yet, would you please take a moment to do so? It is: valeriejwalshauthor There, you will find fitness tips, pictures of nature, and of course my best girl doggie…Sasha! Please check your…

Excerpt from Chapter 14…

By Valerie J. Walsh | September 29, 2021 |

In the years since losing my mother, I developed unhealthy coping mechanisms, ones that included, hanging on to my grief.  My grief became the armor I wore for protection from getting hurt any further, afraid of letting love in.  I felt unworthy of love, of peace.  That I had failed as a daughter, and I deserved…

Excerpts from “Dusting off my Soul”

By Valerie J. Walsh | August 24, 2021 |

“It was the end of May in New Milford, Connecticut and although the water temperature of Candlewood Lake, wasn’t exactly welcoming, I had to get my training in. I’m anything but a good swimmer, but I’ve always loved to bike and to run. Swimming…I’d leave that to the fish.  That morning, I remember lying in…

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