The lovely, witty, funny, and talented Amanda Insidethelifeofmoi allowed ME to write the following Guest Post for her hugely successful blog! If your one of the few who are not already following her, please check her out! Thanks again Amanda! This may seem a bit selfish at first glance. The “me, me, me,” of my … More What the bleep do I want?
Fear Becomes Me, Part Two, is where I last left my story of divorce. If I had to name the darkest hour of my life, it would be where I am now in my story. The fear of being sick ruled my mind, and thus my life on every level. It was a miserable existence … More A Book Is All It Took
[Here in my little not-so-private space, I have ever-so-slowly been sharing my story of divorce. Part One left off with my husband’s discovery of my affair and my struggles with the stress of it all.] I have spent a good amount of time on the St. Clair river. Enormous freighters frequently pass through its deep … More Fear Becomes Me, Part Two
The Secret Of Life. This short little video above is about life, but instead, it really made me think about death. As a young child I had an abnormal fear of death. I remember several occasions when I was very young, laying awake at night in a layer of sweat worrying about dying. These episodes … More How are you going to go out?
How often do we talk about something we are really happy about and then in the same breath we complain about something else? How often do our wheels spin on all our problems and “To do” lists instead of what is going great? How often do we celebrate the good things, compared to complaining about … More When what is, is enough.
It is said that every action is done either out of love or out of fear. We eat healthy because we love our body or we eat healthy out of fear of getting sick. We may call our significant other because we want to express our love or we call because we fear losing them. … More Choosing Fear
I wrote the following Guest Post for the blog, Lessons from the end of a marriage. Please be sure to check out Lisa’s amazing journey and wise insights into marriage and divorce. Thank you Lisa for the Guest Post!! Recently, my husband and I were on a walk and I was in a rather silly mood. I was being goofy and … More Walking Like Sasquatch
Calm is not a word that most people would use to describe me. When problems arise, or what I perceive as a problem, I get agitated. Degree of agitation is dependent upon the imposed degree of the problem. Reasons for my agitation would most likely be that I don’t like things messy. I like to … More Calm in the midst of storms
How was it going to go this time? Was he going to look away the entire time again? Was his attorney going to be a complete ass again? I had been uptight all day knowing that we would have to meet again in court. It had been four years since my ex, his attorney, and … More Could the real me, please stand up?
My son had an interesting day at school yesterday. He told me he learned that marriages have a higher percentage of being happy when the woman stays at home and the man goes to work. They are happier because they each have defined roles and this causes less arguing. Having a defined person in charge … More Resurrecting the stay-at-home mom? (A Lost Art, Writing Challenge)