Last night I did something very difficult. I took my cat to her new home. I bought everything a cat needs, a new litter box, litter, food, food and water bowls and toys. I cleaned my litter genie and brought that too. I didn’t want to new owner, Charlotte, to have to get anything to start. […]Read More Goodbye, my sweet kitty
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..
A couple of weeks ago, one of my aunts went to heaven and this week, a very dear friend did too. Too much loss and sadness all at once. I have lost a lot of people in my life. It is never easy. My aunt was 88 and lived a good and long life. The […]Read More Coping with more loss
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
Being in the wedding industry doesn’t help me get over my marriage ending. Every day, I talk with brides and help them plan their wedding and every day, I think about my situation. It’s their happy time and my sad time. I watched a really great documentary on HBO called 112 weddings. I would highly […]Read More Constant reminders
Time is powerful. It helps to heal, when you are in physical pain or sad or in mourning of a loss. Sometimes it seems to go slowly, when you are excited and waiting for something. Sometimes it goes fast, like when you look back at the last year and say “where did the time go?” […]Read More What time is it?
So much going on…from the recent tragedy, my nephews death, R.I.P J, to my divorce proceedings. The healing process has begun. It’s not goodbye, it’s see you down the road. Such a young man to leave us so soon. Thank you for all of your kinds words of support. Please do NOT drink and drive. […]Read More Sadness and progress…
I have experienced a lot of loss and sadness in my life and this past weekend, my family was hit again. One of my nephews, only 20 years old, died due to a car accident 2 days ago. Such a tragedy. He had an argument with his girlfriend and got in his car to come […]Read More Another senseless tragedy
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”