One of my sisters, who is a Certified Life and Weight Coach, came to visit me. We had a really great visit. Suzy’s coaching is geared towards Women in the Middle, Life After 50 and Regret Proofing your life, getting out of your midlife funk. As part of the visit, she wanted me to share my story about […]Read More The Interview
Yes, it’s true, I finally found and bought a house! It only took; *3-4 months and 3 or 4 visits to the state where I am moving to and tons of miles driven back and forth(4.5 hours away from my current home) * tons of hours looking at homes online and emails back and forth with my […]Read More The search is over!!!
I have been trying to stay positive, but it has come to my attention, that the ex is getting remarried soon. The divorce was just final this past December! The feelings and emotions, swirling around in my head, are having quite the party. Did someone say party? I need to have a party! A party would get […]Read More When the ex gets remarried..
This may seem trivial to some, but for me, it was an accomplishment. I have never really traveled alone. It’s not one of my favorite things to do. But when you are forced to do it, you do it. I have an aunt who’s health is failing. I needed to be with that part of […]Read More Little and Big accomplishments
I have been writing for a year now. When I look back at what I have written and what I have gone through, I think, wow, I made it through one of the hardest things in life and I think I am doing pretty well, considering. I also sent “the letter”(posted in my previous blog). […]Read More 1 year and Closure
Life can really throw us some curve balls. We are all given challenges in life and it’s how we choose to deal with them that allows us to get through each day. A week ago, a very dear friend of mine was in a motor cycle accident and fortunately lived. His passenger tragically passed away from the accident. I […]Read More Challenges
I admit that I am a pretty emotional person, so much so that I can even cry during some commercials, depending on the subject. You know… those specific beer commercials they show during the Superbowl for example? If I see someone crying, I cry too. So of course, I have cried plenty of tears since […]Read More Tears
This will be my first Valentines Day, in 25 years, with no valentine. This holiday is really no big deal but it goes on the list of the things I have managed to get through for the first time since he left. I got through July 4th, Thanksgiving, my birthday, Christmas and New Years so […]Read More Getting through “The firsts”
It’s such a difference going from having someone to talk to every day for 25 years to being alone in this house. I have have 2 dogs and a cat but, well you know. I am alone a lot! As I mentioned before, I work from home so I am always in this house!! For […]Read More Too much alone time
So it’s been 8 months and the divorce process still marches on. I am still waiting for him to move things along, WTF is he waiting for?? Sitting home alone is not fun. I went out a lot with friends when this whole process started but have been staying home a lot more lately, partly […]Read More Dating during divorce