December is a very difficult month for me. This week in particular. Two years ago, on December 15, 2015, I found myself facing a separation and divorce. I believed that day would be forever burned into my mind as my worse day yet. My world shattered. The future bleak. No. I believed there was no … More Surviving my worst days
I have already mentioned that the holidays are not the easiest time for me. I am struggling to get into the Christmas spirit. I attempted Christmas shopping over the weekend and let’s just say if I couldn’t find it at Target, you aren’t getting anything. My house is festively decorated, but the atmosphere is lacking. … More How to be alone on Christmas
It’s Thanksgiving week. All month long my Social Media feeds that been filled with gratefulness, blessings, and thankfulness. November is a month to reflect about the people and things in our lives that we might take for granted but we know are truly blessings. I will admit by the end of the month, I tend … More My Unconventional Blessings
I wrote this last December. Right around the one year mark. Looking back on this year, I have done a pretty good job of staying true to these resolutions. And staying true to myself. Divorce is the death of someone who is still living. And in the past 365 days, I have grieved, cried, mourned, … More My Second Year Resolutions: Living After Divorce
I almost let myself believe that I was too much. Too intense. Too loud. Too big. I almost let what others think and feel towards me bring me down. Over this past week, my anxiety overtook my confidence and made me believe I shouldn’t be who I am. I am all of these things. I … More I Am Done Apologizing For Who I Am
Ah the holidays. The time of year where everything is festive, colorful, and full of life. Twinkly lights. Hot toddies. Matching Christmas outfits for the kids. Christmas carols, holiday get together, and so much more. Memories are made. Hearts are full. I use to love Thanksgiving and Christmas. I threw myself into the decorating, the … More I am dreading the holidays
Me too. This two words started to show up on my Facebook feed. Right away I knew. Knew it was something that makes my heart hurt. As I saw more and more words on my friends and colleague’s walls, I hurt. For them. For the pain they endured. For the years of being embarrassed into … More Me too.
I can’t seem to write. The words are not quite there. Just on the edge of my mind. Even right now, I don’t know where this is even going. I have no point in this blog post. No theme. No advice points. Lately, I can’t tell you how I am feeling. Actually, no. That isn’t … More Today, I am Stable
I fell in love with someone yesterday. Actually it has been happening for a few months. I just realized it now. I am almost giddy with it. I am smiling now as I think of this love. It’s me. I love ME. In college, I was so excited to branch out of my small town … More My Marriage Failed-And I Finally Learned To Love Myself
Why me? Why is this happening to me? What did I do wrong? Cause I had to do something wrong for this struggle to be happening to me. Right? Up until 21 months ago, I didn’t understand suffering. Why bad things happened in this world. Why people are subject to hurt, illness, pain, suffering, hardships. … More Why Me?