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Serenity Now!!! Right now!!!....
Monday, April 29, 2013      3 comments

This was the first weekend without my son due to the divorce and it was rough for me. I kept busy. I cleaned like a madwoman...have a house appraisal scheduled for today and there was so much I needed to get done just for the man to actually b... Read more
Action Steps
Friday, April 26, 2013      2 comments

I like that phrase. Action steps. I'm on the Spark Coach thingamajig and they use that a lot. So my action step for today was to find motivation outside the scale and circumference of my waist line. Motivation without math. ALWAYS a... Read more
Learning by giving
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      4 comments

So I just commented on someone's blog that I was holding on to what I knew instead of what was right. That I had pushed people away or hurt them in doing so.'s amazing when my epiphanies come out of my face while giving to others. ... Read more
Friday, April 19, 2013      3 comments

A change is gonna come. Oh, well, yeah, I know...divorce...refinance...m
other moving in...yadda yadda yadda. Whatevs. That is nothing, people. I mean, I've come to a place of realization that all of that just does not matter. ... Read more
We go on
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      3 comments

In the wake of the tragedy in Boston, my troubles seem so trivial. I pray for peace for those affected directly or otherwise. It was a hit to a community that promotes healthy, whole, and just goodness. What to do after something like that? ... Read more
Embracing Grace...if the Grinch can do can I.
Thursday, April 11, 2013      6 comments

So, if you've been following along, you know there's a divorce in the midst and that I'd had a really rough couple of days....weeks...just...yeah. You may even know that I've been in counseling. It's faith based, which while not new to me,... Read more
Rough Night
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      11 comments

Had a very rough night last night. It all started with my mother. Bless her, she's trying to help, we organized the kitchen some more. Cleaned out more cabinets, relined and she made suggestions to move things around. Then I attemp... Read more
Clearing Out
Monday, April 08, 2013      8 comments

This weekend I stayed busy. Had to. I'll go crazy otherwise. Sessions with counselors are enlightening but they also bring all that dirt to the forefront of your brain. Things I'm going to have to face have left me speechless in fear. S... Read more
Random Blogging...*waves arms*
Friday, April 05, 2013      4 comments

So last night I will admit to avoidance. Sort of. I had my counseling session in the evening after work and after I fixed a meal and cleaned up, I literally crawled into my bed and passed out. I realized that is when I snack...big time...afte... Read more
I probably should be flailing...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      6 comments

but...I'm not flailing. Sure I have really rough moments. Really rough. And after the trip to the dentist and the quote of a small foreign car to fix my face, I should be flailing on the ground. I'm not. Just like in my status, I just ... Read more
It's all in the hips.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      4 comments

Yeah, there is a fat joke in there somewhere...but...let's not. Seriously, since I've picked up the pace in my powerwalks, my hip is screaming by nightfall. To the point that my house smells like old lady ointment and Advil is my Easter ca... Read more
Into the Fire
Friday, March 29, 2013      4 comments

Between the dreams I am having that are constant reminders of what I've lost, the constant tension I seem to have with my son at the moment, and the fact that I'm trying to instill new habits in all of us now I am going it alone. Had a blow... Read more
I Can Do This
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      7 comments

So, yesterday showed me how tough this being a single mom is going to be. Had to get up a 5 a.m. to help tween with homework he was just too exhausted to finish the night before. Worked a full day, dealt with soon to be ex over minute crap in ... Read more
Well that was Prophetic...
Monday, March 25, 2013      11 comments

Prior blog entry, yes it was in 2011, was prophetic. Divorce happened. Just two weeks ago, was taken for a car ride like a dog and told I was not wanted. Handled that with enough tears to solve drought, if salty water was any g... Read more
It's a conspiracy.
Monday, October 03, 2011      12 comments

***Warning*** This blog is for me. It is venting, and it is whiney but flavored with sarcasm. Yum! *** So I know it's not likely that I get my walk in during a Payroll Monday at work. Too much stuff happens and I just am practically ... Read more

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