Thank god for my pets, especially now that I am alone, (I don’t have any children). They really keep me company. I have a 10 year old Shepperd mix that was rescued as a pup, a 6 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback, acquired as a pup from a breeder and a 10 year old calico cat […]Read More In the company of my pets
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
It’s been 8 months since I filed for divorce. A scary and sad step for sure. A friend, who recently got divorced, referred me to the lawyer she used. As I mentioned before, I don’t have a very large income so this wasn’t going to be easy financially. I definitely did not want to use […]Read More The legal process is so slow.
As the days, weeks and months went by, after he left, I tried to stay busy. But that wasn’t always easy. I didn’t really have any hobbies or a lot of extra money to start one. I also didn’t have the motivation to do anything either. I had a little extra to meet a friend […]Read More Coping day to day
Divorce. I can’t believe I am saying that word, let alone going through the process. And the cost… don’t get me started. I work full-time, but like a lot of the working world, I don’t make a lot of money. I had to do this with one income now. Mind you, he walked away and […]Read More Getting Organized