Author Archive: Jessica Vogt

I Waited Until My Wedding Night To Lose My Virginity And I Wish I Hadn’t

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
“Believing that true love waits, I make a commitment to God, myself, my family, my friends, my future mate and my future children to be sexually abstinent from this day until the day I enter a biblical marriage relationship. As well as abstaining from sexual thoughts, sexual touching, pornography, and…

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A Short Post

Sure, I don’t have many followers. Sure, many won’t have noticed my lack of posting. But for those who may have noticed, here is why. July 1st my husband returned from deployment. All of my time has been getting to relearn and re-enjoy being with him. August 8th my momma passed away. Today was her …

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Jill of all Trades

Lately I’ve been feeling like a Jill of all trades, yet a master of none. When the track coaches recruited me to their team, I had no desire to go to college. I wanted to move out of my parents house, work full time (somewhere, I didn’t know where) and be on my own. I was tired …

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Shooting wooden stars

Originally posted on bloomingspiders:
Image courtesy of marklinfinancial.com On a recent trip to Canada, I heard a startling fact on public radio: 349 American service members committed suicide in 2012 (to put that in perspective, that’s 54 more than were killed in Afghanistan that same year). I was shocked. disheartened. and ashamed. The broadcast went…

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A Day at the Gym

You know, inspiration to write can come from the strangest places. For instance, running. I was running today when some motivation hit me. Kind of literally, actually.   5 minutes into my 20 minute run, my phone had gone off more than usual. So, I put my left hand on the hand rail (right hand …

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A Short Post

Starting a blog with a poll is not a good idea. You need people to vote, to get the votes you need followers, to get followers you have to post things they want to read.

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How to Not Be Annoying

Does it seem like people avoid you? Do you spend a lot of time searching in vain for someone who will hang out with you? Do you get ignored? You might be annoying. I created a poll and posted it here, Facebook, and Twitter to clear up why someone may be annoying (What Annoys You? …

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What Annoys You? A Poll

Below is a poll with several answers to the question, “What makes a person annoying to you?” The poll will be open for 12 hours, so please, go vote now! After the 12 hours is up I will put up a post with the top 5 results, titled “How to Stop Being Annoying,” with tips …

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The Emergency Happiness Diary

Who wants to do this with me?! 😀 Ian Daniel Stewart I saw Richard Wiseman’s book 59 Seconds mentioned on Boing Boing the other day and on a whim I started reading it. It reminded me of another book I’d enjoyed, Brain Rules. Both are what you might call “self-help” books based on legitimate, well-researched, …

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