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Mildred Perea

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Musings on Father’s Day: It was only eight and a half years…

June 19, 2021

It sounds like a long time but it really wasn’t. It was actually a very short period of time. My perspective of time changed with this number. I was close to my 9th birthday when my dad passed. He was only 48 and he had been diagnosed with lymphoma only a few years earlier. He passed after loosing his battle to cancer. I remember saying my good byes in the hospital that day. On Father’s Day, I reminisce of how…

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I saw you, Mom

May 12, 2019

I saw it again today. On the Saturday afternoon before Mother’s day, I saw it. I saw one after one so many beautiful, caring, and loving moms. They were bringing their little ones to the clinic for a sick visit. I saw their eyes. Some of them were worried, some of them were scared. They had questions and concerns. I saw them and listened. And I also saw the most precious thing. There was something about the way they looked…

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New Year, New Opportunities!

January 1, 2019

And here it is… a brand new year. Who does not like new things? We all do. Perhaps because of all the possibilities that something new has to bring. So here we stand at the beginning of year 2019. As we encounter a new year, we face 365 opportunities to create, to grow, to build. I wish that for this new year you will see the blank page before you and you would get so excited about writing a whole…

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Birthday Musings: The Year of Hope

November 10, 2018

Is it that time of the year again? Ready or not, a new year is here. Every year, close to my birthday, I get my thinking cap ON and get overtly analytical about where I am and where I want to go. It can get very emotional as I go down my TO DO list. That one is always long. Somehow, I have been blessed with the gift of too much. A lot of boxes to check and a lot…

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Pumpkins for All: More than just Fall Decor

October 15, 2018

Happy fall, you all! I am sure you are seeing tons of pumpkins at your grocery stores, farmer’s markets, and large department stores. It is the time of the year were this amazing fruit gets so much attention.  Let me tell you that they are so much more than just cute fall decoration. They are packed with vitamins, fiber, minerals, and antioxidants. Some of them include: Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, potassium, copper, manganese and riboflavin. They…

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More sleep, Please: How can I improve my night time rest

September 3, 2018

Have you ever had a really good night sleep and woke up the next morning feeling that you could conquer the world, having so much energy and clarity of mind?  Well, this would be because adequate sleep can have a positive effect in physical and mental health.  Most of us would agree that a good night sleep makes us feel better. We feel more alert, more energetic, happier and better able to function.  Sleep can help us improve our attention…

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