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Lisa Gallagher

3 years ago

Why I've been MIA

I haven't forgotten about any of you on beBee and I'd like to remind so many what a great impression you've left with me. I've learned a lot and gained some wonderful friendships thanks to beBee. · Tonight someone messaged me on Facebook asking me to come back and telling me I wa ...

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Lisa Gallagher

3 years ago

Pictures Speak A 1000 Words, A Re-Cap of 2017

                                Photo Credit: Lisa Gallagher 2017 · There are many moments we can't and would never want to capture in a photo. I realize we are supposed to be extremely thankful for our time here on planet earth and those who surround us. I can honestly say, I'm ...

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3 years ago

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The Challenges Of Being The Patient or The Care Giver

Do you ever have so much going on in your mind that you find it impossible to write about? That's where I've been lately, · so many life events that I find hard to put into words. I think I will start from the present first, and possibly go back in time with another buzz in order ...

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Lisa Gallagher

3 years ago

Some Random Quirky Things About Me. How About You?

When I was young my mother used to tell my brother and I that we could go out into the woods behind my grandmother's home and dig a hole to China. We believed her and dug until our hands were hurting. I remember asking my brother, "If we can do this, do you think the Chinese peop ...

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Lisa Gallagher

3 years ago

Hashtag, MeToo! A Letter To My Former Boss

Image Source: · https://www.dreamstime.com · I was so excited when I accepted the position you offered me. You 'appeared' to be professional and quite friendly, that is, until you began to show your true colors. · I'm guessing that your own job title (THE BOSS) went to your head ...

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Lisa Gallagher

3 years ago

Never Be Afraid To Be Your Authentic Self

So much is written about being your Authentic Self and I've always wondered just how many people are able to do this? Is it hard to write and be authentic at the same time?  I feel being authentic means delving into a deeper side of yourself and allowing others to get to know you ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Tales Of A Long Over Due Vacation - The Outer Banks Felt Like home

With Photos · September 30th creeped up on me very fast. Some of you already know that Pamela 🐝 Williams. · The food and atmosphere was fantastic, great start to our vacation. · The Restaurant is Oceanfront and they even grow their own herbs and some vegetables too! · We heade ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Life Before Technology- A Trip Down Memory Lane

I have so many wonderful memories of my childhood and not one of my memories or activities included modern day technology. As a boomer, did I just call myself that... yikes, anyhow, everything we participated in was either by means of using our imagination or becoming involved in ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

The Tides of Emotions

It's been a while since I've written a buzz. I feel like I've been a bit frozen in time lately. It's taken a lot of self-reflection to understand why it is I've felt this way. Before you read on, please let me warn you this blog will contain the topic of death and for those of yo ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

The Process Of Dying Remains A Mystery, As The Fear Of Death Remains A Top Fear

According to Dr. Christopher Kerr the two biggest fears people face in society is the fear of public speaking and dying. I have to admit, public speaking was fear of mine but the idea of dying is a much larger fear. I am not a Doctor obviously, but I did see my share of patients ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Meeting a Fellow bee Thanks to beBee!

Some of you may have already heard that I will be meeting a fellow 'bee' in Nags Head, North Carolina to enjoy an oceanfront get away together. It will be the first time we meet. We've known each other since the Linkedin days but really got to know each other thanks to beBee.  · ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Mental Illness Affects The Entire Family - The Stigma Causes People To Lose Sight

This past year and a half has been a world wind since I lost my mom.  Just when you think you have managed to over come so many obstacles something will come up to remind you that your loved one is really, really gone.  · I have a sister who has been extremely ill with Mental ill ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

The Making of a Triathlete: From Pennsylvania to England to Colorado (Main article was taken from the Times Observer, Warren, Pa with Credit)

Photo Credit: Lisa Gallagher as soon as Brian Crossed the Finish line, Boulder 2014 · This story was originally published in the Warren Times Observer by Jon Stitler. My son has done at least 3 more Ironman Competitions since this was written. I decided to publish it here and lea ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Dear Anxiety, I hate you!

Anxiety, just when you think you might be beating this disorder it comes back with a fervor. There is very little I hate but I want to shout, "I hate YOU Anxiety!"  An incident happened today that angered and inspired me to write. · We left for Colorado two and a half weeks ago. ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

From Pennsylvania to Colorado, a Road Trip Pt. 1

We just returned home from a road trip to Colorado. We've done this drive before but I have to admit the older I get the harder it gets! · Do I have regrets, no. Did my tailbone feel like someone kicked it by the time we arrived in Colorado, yes. Ah, the joys of getting older. W ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Tagging or is it Tag, you're it?!

This is going to make me sound like a witch but I need to say it. · I don't mind being tagged on posts that are helping beBee to market their brand. · I don't mind being tagged on a post that has vital information that is more than likely going to go viral. · I don't mind being t ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Rebounding for Travel

I've been offline more than online recently. My husband and I both ended up coming down with a nasty Respiratory flu which turned into infections for both of us. After 10 days or so we both went to our Doctors. I ended up with an ear infection, sinus and laryngitis. · My husband ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Beauty and the Brain

It's no wonder Mid-life can hit some of us harder than others. Let's face it, many of us gain weight in places we can't hide, new wrinkles appear at a higher rate of frequency and for many women, their boobs also expand like balloons. Sometimes I think if I could only take a toot ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Anxiety and How It Can Interfere With Vacation Planning

How Anxiety Disorder Can Dampen Vacation Plans · The excitement of going on vacation is replaced with incessant fears · Photo Courtesy of Unsplash.com · I have been fortunate over the past 20 years because I’ve been able to vacation each year, something that always filled me with ...

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Lisa Gallagher

4 years ago

Anxiety, I Thought You Were Leaving!

When I was six years old I had to have my tonsils removed and went in for routine blood work prior to my surgery. I never had my blood drawn before and didn’t feel any fear until I saw the needle. I remember crying and then I remember telling my mom I feel sick. The next thing I ...

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