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I have mugs of hot water every morning because the studio is cold, and also because it makes my throat sound clearer.
I've worked with Ed Bradley, Dan Rather and lots of different local news anchors.
On 'Morning Joe' I can say what I think, be my sometimes unorthodox self, have fun, yet be serious as well.
I am not afraid to say my relationship with my man is important, even vital, to who I am as a person.
I try my best to be extremely disciplined about my diet.
I'd been fired by CBS News in a semipublic way, and as the months went by, there was a perception that I was damaged goods.
My family was always active, and our thing was family walks. Not walks around the block, but more like eight-mile hikes up mountains.
My parents found me very difficult to educate.
There's always more money to be made.
Women play into each other's weaknesses.
A bad boyfriend is someone you give everything to - you live with him, cook for him, sleep with him - thinking he is going to marry you and then he doesn't. When you are giving your all to a job and not getting credit, your job is a bad boyfriend.
At almost forty years old, I assumed my career on camera was over. And I was certainly given that message by all the TV managers and news directors who passed on me when I was trying to get a job back in the business.
For me, having it all doesn't mean having the corner office at work and a penthouse at home if there aren't kids running around as I'm trying to cook my husband something special.
I am up at 3:30, reading the op-ed pages and getting ready to be on the air by 6 A.M. on the set of 'Morning Joe,' and after three hours of TV and two hours on the radio, it is only 12 noon.
I desperately miss my girls when I am working, and I often feel guilty, but also feel the journey I am on is for them too. When I am on my 16th hour of a day and can barely keep my eyes open, they drive me forward.
I did something a lot of people will have to do in this economy if they want to eventually land their dream job. I turned down an offer to take a high-paying position in another field because it wouldn't fulfill me.
I was terrible at interviews, lost in my own loss of identity and struggling at home as a wife and mother. It was a household that preferred me working, which threw me off completely.
In high school, my two older brothers ran track. They'd come home sweaty and mud-covered, and I could tell they enjoyed it. So I started running - I ran a mile down the road and back again - and I haven't stopped since.
We have to unclutter our brains from worries that maybe people don't like us. Women tend to worry about popularity; it doesn't matter if they like you. They need to respect you. They need to show that respect for you in your pay check. And that needs to be okay.
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