Our Flu Fight

I’ve been a bit MIA, but with good reason.

My husband was recently hospitalized with pneumonia complications following the flu.

It’s still rather surreal.

Even after seeing all the reports in the news, I never imagined that my husband would be one of those people.

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Book Review: Work PAUSE Thrive

work-pause-thrive-book-review-on-fixitwithfran-comThis book was so great to read.

The sociologist in me geeked out.

The professional that spent years doing strategic research felt like I’d found “my people.”

Am I a biased reviewer?  Maybe.

Is this a long post?  Definitely. (Much longer than most.)

But, it will let you know a good bit more about me and it’s probably opening me up to a whole new series of posts.

So, here we go!

This is my personal review of a book that will be released later this month.

I didn’t plan this in advance, but it’s perfect for today given that the Women’s March took place Washington, DC along with other solidarity marches across the country and around the world.

The text is by Lisen Stromberg and it is titled, Work PAUSE Thrive: How to Pause for Parenthood Without Killing Your Career

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Are Your Words Worth Hearing? 

I shared this as an Instagram post, but also wanted to post it on the blog.

Just some food for thought.

Much of my recent mediations have been about my words. What I choose to say and why and what it really says about where my heart is.

The original post and the photo that inspired it is included below.

Please let me know your thoughts in the comments! 💖💖💖 – Fran

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