Melanie Bates's Blog Posts

Mon, Aug 11 - 11:00 PM
Years ago I ran screaming from Corporate America  after a scene eerily similar to that moment in ...
Sun, Jun 29 - 11:00 PM
Well I went and did it.  For those who read my Hysterectomy? Or No? blog, I said,...
Mon, Jun 2 - 9:00 PM
I recognize that this post may tick some people off. And… I’m going to write it anyway. I had a...
Sun, May 4 - 9:00 PM
I’m not sure who learns more when I’m coaching a client – me or my client.  Perhaps it’s how a...
Wed, Apr 9 - 9:00 PM
Bright and early Monday morn, I head to the doctor to discuss my proposed total hysterectomy. The...
Sat, Mar 8 - 9:00 PM
I’ve long had a love affair with Almond Joy pieces. Every night we would climb into bed together...
Tue, Feb 4 - 9:00 PM
I went to the grocery store a few weeks ago. I needed a package of Almond Joy pieces and some...
Tue, Jan 7 - 9:00 PM
I have a lot of theories floating around inside this noggin of mine. None of them are backed up by...
Tue, Dec 10 - 9:00 PM
I’m afraid to write this blog post. I’ve worked it, and re-worked it, and re-worked it a gazillion...
Mon, Oct 21 - 9:00 PM
Some fifteen years ago, when I was deep in the study of Native American spirituality, I traveled...

Melanie Bates's Comments

Mon, Aug 18 - 2:48 PM
That helps SO much. Truly. I'm so grateful for your comment. Sending lots of love your way as you...
Wed, Jun 4 - 10:01 AM
Ironically enough the day you wrote this comment I was having a hyster :) I've never felt better...
Tue, May 6 - 10:33 AM
I couldn't agree more. There is that piece of not giving credit to those who have pedaled before...
Tue, May 6 - 10:30 AM
For sure. Many of the great artists studied under other famous artists by replicating their work....
Tue, Feb 11 - 10:27 AM
What your son said is really telling, Ellen. I had a moment on the phone with my sister yesterday...
Tue, Feb 11 - 10:23 AM
I do think it's automatic and it's something that we've been doing for a really, really long time...
Fri, Feb 7 - 4:33 PM
This is. absolutely. outstanding. Kudos, love. And... no more lemons.
Fri, Feb 7 - 4:27 PM
I'm so glad that you got something out of this, it's been a huge lightbulb for me and I'm much more...
Fri, Feb 7 - 4:26 PM
But I think we women could acknowledge each other with more smiles and thank you's than I'm sorry's...
Fri, Jan 10 - 4:07 PM
We have been deemed crazy for a long, long time. Hysteria, just the origin of the word makes me...