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Anxiety!! Growing up I was always very nervous. I never quite understood what it was or what was happening. It wasn’t until young adulthood, that this feeling had a name and millions struggled just like me. I hardly ever feel anxious, wait that is a lie… I do ALL the time. The keyboard is shaking as I am typing this piece. However, for some reason it is therapeutic in doing so. I know there are many others who deal with similar circumstances and I hope I can shed a little light and bring calm to their worry. It is completely...

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By Jer Halloran At least that’s what I thought when I found out I was going to be a father. You know, a little guy to play sports with and make rough and tough. On Sundays we would wear matching Eli Manning jersey’s while the G-Men fight for another victory.  Well… I am a proud single father to my beautiful 8 year old daughter today. What of it?  I was nervous and started thinking…ok, NO Boyfriend’s! I rounded up my four brothers and said, “we need to make sure she never gets hurt and there are always eyes watching her.”...

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I am 30, I have a decent head of hair, the same waist size since freshman year of college and on average,  I normally get 8 hours of sleep a night. Not too shabby. What does age mean to you? To me, not too much. To me, age is not a definition of character or a sliding scale of expectation. To me, age is a reminder.In a blink of an eye and to the kids at my child care program I am … old. Wow that sounds fun to say. I have been telling my colleagues, friends, girlfriend and family...

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