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I Am An Original Woman

Strength, boldness, and determination! Women that inspire. 114 People

    So Many Great Women Here

    Boedacia comes to mind first though.  No offense intended to all those other wonderful EP women out there!  If you are part of my circle I think you are fabulous.
    ward ward 56-60, M Jun 9, 2008

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    Jennifer Lance~mother & Teacher

    Jennifer has her own “flavor” towards life.  She is innovative lady who is doing some really important work around education and the environment.   EPSarah:  How Would You Define Womanhood? Jennifer:     “My...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Re: An Original Woman

    1. How do you define womanhood in your life? Womanhood is not something you born with.   2. What or who has inspired you and in what ways? EP has inspired me because to be a little more open minded 3. What advice or words of wisdom would you give a youngwomen? 3...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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    EP Original Women...what Or Who Has Been Your Inspiration

      Finding Inspiration We all find inspiration from different places…people, songs, writing.  Find out what has inspired these special ladies! Check it out, then share what has inspired YOU!    “Some of the people I've met on EP have inspired...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Role Model Quotes

      Find some inspiration from the voices of some Original Women…share inspiration by posting your own words of wisdom or comments. “Be your own source of strength and comfort.  Believe that you are in love, happy, and fulfilled because you started by...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    I Have Been Nominated...

    I just want to say that I am so proud to have been nominated for such a huge honor... if not anything... YOU HAVE BROUGHT A HUGE SMILE TO MY FACE AND WARMTH TO MY HEART!!!! Southern Smiles, Mammy 1. How do you define womanhood in your life? Actually... I prefer Lady hood...
    Mammy Mammy 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 9, 2008

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    But At the Same Time...

    I know I am no better or more original than you. I just understand things from a completely different light. It no longer scares me. It no longer leaves me wondering if I'm the only one. It wouldn't matter if I was the only one anymore. My entire life's been flipped...
    LylaRocks LylaRocks 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2009

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    We Can Be the Change We Need In the World..

    My passion has always been social work, and of all the times I had gone to seek help in these areas I noticed the ones who were really making a difference were the ones who had alot of personal experience to reflect on, after all how can we have total compassion for others...
    Mystic44 Mystic44 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6, 2008

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    Leslie Garner ~ Imagine Schools’ Regional Teacher of the Year

    Leslie is a passionate teacher who has discovered how to find a path to pursue her passion.  Leslie is a creative thinker which I learned is key when discovering opportunities. EPSarah:  How Would You Define Womanhood? Leslie:     &ldquo...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    Looking For the Original Women In the Experience Project Community!

    Do you know an EP Lady who you consider an Original Woman? Many different qualities can make an Original Woman and we want to showcase all the different ways to walk that path.   Leave a comment with a user name if you wish to nominate yourself or someone else in the EP...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 70 Responses Mar 18, 2008

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    I Got Nominated..

    but I won't answer. I don't know a single thing about me that's "original woman".
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 15, 2008

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    Gerri Johnson~media Professional

    Gerri really embodies this great sense of power that we all have over ourselves and our lives.  She has found how to create opportunities out of any situation. EPSarah:  How Would You Define Womanhood? Gerri:     “Strength. Versatility...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Somebody Nominated Me Too

    I haven't gotten the faintest clue as to why I would have been nominated for this. Unique woman? Yes, that I definitely am. All the same I am honored and would really like to know who in EP land thought I deserved such and honor as this. Anyone want to fess up??
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    EP Original Women....how Would You Define Womanhood?

      Thoughts on Womanhood We all define womanhood for ourselves in different ways.  Find out how some of our EP Original Women like to think about what womanhood means to them.  Check it out, and then share what it means to YOU!   “It is about being...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 3 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Word to the Wise

    Don't hold on to the negatives in your life. Every mistake, every hurt inflicted by another...acknowledge them and let them go. After something has happened its irreversible. The only option is to deal with cards you have in your hand right now. If you've made a mistake or...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 5 Responses May 5, 2008

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    Caroline Kane ~~ Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    Perhaps it’s my own Mid-Western roots that made me feel extra comfortable and excited about Caroline.  Kane has become a very influential individual in her field of study, while at the same time doing very important work to help other women find the opportunity and...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Heaven

    Her fingers slid the length of my *****, caressing my skin and feeding the hunger that always accompanied her visits. She was fire and ice, cool on the surface but powered underneath by a heat so fierce it seemed to burn me from the inside out.I craved her touch like I craved air...
    lynne4383 lynne4383 41-45, F 8 Responses Oct 17, 2013

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    “A Woman? Me? Hooray!”

    “A woman? Me? Hooray!” Those would be my initial thoughts upon realizing not only am I a woman but I enjoy being a woman. As a child I was always a tomboy. My favorite color was blue, I played with trucks and balls, I ran around catching bugs in the garden, I enjoyed...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 6 Responses May 12, 2008

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    EP Original Women...what Advice Would You Give a Young Lady

      Wisdom:  Advice to Young Women We all learn important lessons as we grow older.  Hear the words of wisdom these ladies would pass on to other young women. Check it out, and then share YOUR advice!    “My advice for young women is to just be...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 9 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Sarah Silverman ~ Social Marketer

    So, I thought I would share my own story as part of the Original Women Gallery.  Part of the reason is to show that you don’t have to look far to find an Original Women in your life or in YOURSELF!   EPSarah:  How Would You Define Womanhood? ME: ...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Carol Lin ~Former CNN Anchor

    Carol has a bright and sunny disposition.  She is brilliant with her words.  Carol represents a strong and independent woman and mother.  She is a true example of a self-made professional.  She continues to expand her impact everyday through her new venture...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    Re: An Original Woman

    It's great to be an original woman. I share with all the other original women in here. To young women that are unsure of yourselves Just be who you are and don't let other stereotype people bring you down.  Be proud of who you are. I know being young have difficulty...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 7 Responses May 1, 2008

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    I Didn't Expect It

    i didn't expect a nomination for anything, but it wasn't a huge surprise either, i mean, I am pretty unique, so i keep being told. and I'm deffinatly different. Original? perhaps :) so who was it anyway?
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 12, 2008

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    Lisa Kivirist ~food & Society Policy Fellow & Entrepreneur

    Lisa walks to her own drum beat.  She has found a way to give back and through her economic friendly ventures. EPSarah:  How Would You Define Womanhood? Lisa:     “Womanhood is like an heirloom garden tomato:  vibrant in color on...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    I Was Nominated

    And I agonized over it for 2-3 days before I responded. I even told my husband and asked him why I would be. I'm just me. Nothing special, haven't cured any diseases or spend my weekends with the underprivileged. I'm just me. I couldn't come up with a reason why I was nominated...
    Aminik Aminik 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    Maureen Flatley ~ Lobbyist & Child Advocate

    Talking with Maureen felt a little bit like stepping back in history.  Maureen grew up in Washington DC during JFK’s inauguration, Watergate, the Vietnam War, Bobby Kennedy’s assignation, Martin Luther King…these events along with being the daughter of a...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    Rebecca Katz~ Healing Chef

    I have known Rebecca for a while now and I remember how struck I was by her story.  From advertising executive to chef—Rebecca has developed a keen ability to listen to herself.  She shows us that with strength and conviction taking a life chance can change your...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F Mar 17, 2008

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    My Story

    Growing up was not easy for me (as for a lot of women on this wonderful site). I was raped at 11 by my cousin, lost an eye to one of my mothers boyfriends, and was almost strangled to death by this same boyfriend of my mothers. I ended up in foster homes - one to another to...
    Cheleanne Cheleanne 66-70, F 5 Responses May 4, 2008

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    Wondering...

    Does anyone know what is to be done with all these nominations and our responses. Email wasnt real clear on that and I am of course curious...  
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 24 Responses Apr 14, 2008

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    Leeann Simons ~ Dietician and Teacher

    Leeann is what I would call a free-spirit.  She has found a way to take a life experience she had and used in a positive way.  Leeann, who struggled with dieting as a young women is now helping people find a healthy relationship with their bodies and food. EPSarah...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2008

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    Words of Wisdom

    My mom always says "Things happen for a reason and there is a lessons to be learned from everything we go through."  I know that some of the greatest lessons and wisdom has been given to me from the women I respect in my life.    Share your own Words...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28, 2008

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    The Rest of the Story...

    Awhile back EP Sarah sent me a list of questions to answer, thought I would post it in its entirety. I am the proud mother of two wonderful kids. Both have grown up to become strong independent souls of their own. I was a stay at home mother by choice through most of my children...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 2 Responses May 1, 2008

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    Give Any Ep Lady a Shout Out!

    There are so many fabulous women that are a part of EP and I wanted to give everyone a chance to honor those that have been friends, leaders, and shared inspiration with the community.   So, here is the place to give a big EP SHOUT OUT!   I would like to give an EP...
    EPSarah EPSarah 22-25, F 14 Responses May 1, 2008

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    I've Learned....

    Don't let anyone tell you that you can't do something just because you're female...  Don't take their word for it, what if they're wrong? My high school guidance couselor told me that I could never be a pilot...HE WAS WRONG!  It took hard work, but I am living my dream...
    pilotjess pilotjess 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    So supposedly today we are supposed to get together and see each other for the last time . .... I wonder if this will actually really be the last time ... As we've said many times...
    Ellen1503 Ellen1503 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    We accidentally met about a year ago April 2013 when I text a friend and he had changed his number without my knowledge. On the other end was a friendly woman..Linda. I Immediately...
    Trapped493 Trapped493 56-60, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Here is the support email I sent and the email I received back if anyone wants to see: APR 22, 2014 | 11:57AM PDT EP Support replied: Hi there, I am very sorry about this. We...
    blackheels4me blackheels4me 36-40, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am such a dufus. My MM was away on business this week and I thought he might have been lying to me. We were texting and he said something about being at work and I ended up with...
    blackheels4me blackheels4me 36-40, F 5 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    My life sucks and I just want to get away and find an amazing woman to do it with soon, I live in Ohio and I just wanna go anywhere else and not have to worry about anything. I'm...
    looking4love440 looking4love440 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    Best morning sex ever ❤️ couldn't ask for a better man. Times like this outweighs being the other woman. Hope you ladies are having a nice day like me :)
    Xf1234 Xf1234 22-25, F 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I am a well educated and a career woman. I have earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and work as a computer specialist and programmer for the government.
    mombusyoncomputer mombusyoncomputer 31-35, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Anyone else seen the advert for the film " the other woman"?! Lol!
    Bittersweet14 Bittersweet14 26-30 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Idk why people get jealous of their MM's SO ... Like you're the other woman ! Seriously ?
    Theweepingangel Theweepingangel 16-17, F 4 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    He ended our relationship for the countless time. He calls to see how I am but all I can do is cry. He gets mad and hangs up on me. I hope that he comes back like he has before but...
    Lost4him2 Lost4him2 26-30 8 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    It's been 1 year as of a few days ago. However, I have been doing some deep soul searching and I am ready to end it. It will be hard I love him deeply and I know he loves me also...
    Aniohevetotha Aniohevetotha 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I'm looking for an older woman who would like to have her feet tickled. Possibly while tied up. I'm a life long lover of tickling and recently I have acquired the desire to engage...
    Arymon Arymon 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    Challenges That I Had To Face .... I'm sharing some of my Personal Experiences with those who view this site. When I think back to all that has transpired within the last l5 years...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My name is Trisha I'm going to begin by saying the life I chose has had its up's and downs, rewards, penalties, and mine not much different from many of yours. Honestly if I had...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Apr 3

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    Nina Simone - The Other Woman. Caught up in my feelings... The other woman finds time to manicure her nails The other woman is perfect where her rival fails And she's never seen...
    Lavender25 Lavender25 26-30, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm a bisexual woman and have recently began my first relationship with a woman which is not just a one night stand. We spent time together and recently the night together...
    Elena36 Elena36 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Okay, I'll begin by acknowledging that I won't likely find a woman to have an affair with here. But I want to have an affair with a woman. I have been married 17 years and have...
    Mcluvinassman Mcluvinassman 36-40, M 5 Responses Mar 28

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    Everyone's definition of a woman is different. So what defines you? I am not a woman defined by just my words but by action. I am confident but not cocky. I am mature but I see the...
    PowerfulWomanSS PowerfulWomanSS 18-21, F Mar 31

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    And it is not easy. The affair started 10 months ago with only 4 encounters and they have been intense enough to make think about him day and night. No one tells you how hard it...
    Gweneth Gweneth 31-35 8 Responses Apr 8

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    A Warning I've been on every side of an affair that a person can be on. I've been the scorned spouse. I've been the cheater. I've been the other woman. And I am not biased here...
    DogsOfJezebel DogsOfJezebel 26-30 6 Responses Apr 12

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