Well, what a fucking year this week has been. ~Harlow Kane. Yesterday, I was feeling depleted. I had found myself in a not so good place mentally, physically and emotionally. Life happens. But I got myself so wrapped up in a chaotic situation, add to that a few very busy days and struggling with a … Continue reading My energy creates my reality.
There comes a time in ones life that we have to tell ourselves that we are not our past, we are not our traumas, we are not going to give power to our past any longer. It's a choice really. Our choice - not the ones who hurt us, not the ones who abandoned … Continue reading You are not your story
My marriage to the wasband lasted five years, I put up with his unspeakable behavior for many reasons, one being that I didn't want to add another divorce to my "resume". I also didn't want to hear the snide comments which I heard anyways. I made excuses, many of them....... but isn't that what many … Continue reading Just trust and believe…..
Tomorrow will be the three year anniversary of when I made the decision to leave my marriage. And when I say leave....I made the decision on a Monday and by Wednesday I hooked up the UHaul trailer to the back of my car and packed up what was meaningful to me and Thursday morning..... I … Continue reading I’m not the same woman that I once was……
I spent the better part of this morning remembering my trip to New Orleans, I can't believe that it was just a little over a year and a half ago that Amy and I explored the streets of New Orleans. So, I thought I'd share with you a post I wrote about our trip......enjoy. NEW … Continue reading New Orleans I miss you …..
We think that by protecting ourselves from suffering we are being kind to ourselves. The truth is, we only become more fearful, more hardened, and more alienated. We experience ourselves as being separate from the whole. The separateness because like a prison for us, a prison that restricts us to our personal hopes and fears … Continue reading The love that will never die
I'll admit when I come across posts or tweets declaring “Survival after infidelity” I scoff at their claim and silently go along with their declaration. Smoke and mirrors that's all it is. In my opinion, the betrayed is working overtime trying to convince not only themselves that everything is great but also to the “other … Continue reading Can a marriage truly survive the aftermath of an affair?
Maybe there’s always been that niggling sense of feeling like the odd one out. Like the proverbial ugly stepsister. Or a sense of feeling a bit orphaned. Feeling like the lone wolf. Or a sense of being the scapegoat. ~Anne Wright I can totally relate to Anne Wright's comment about being the black sheep of … Continue reading Being the black sheep isn’t that bad after all.
“Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.” ― Gautama Buddha I absolutely love this quote and it seems so fitting after the last couple of days.....months, years even. There's absolutely no doubt in my mind that this past Sundays brunch fiasco was a lesson. And yes, … Continue reading Reflections ….
As I sit in front of my computer early on this Monday morning I'm recalling the statement a very close friend said to me recently, "You can't hide from dating, you're going to end up meeting someone through work....it'll probably be someone checking in." of course, I brushed off her comment with a laugh......but, now … Continue reading The man, his phone ….. and me.