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.
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
I never thought I would be here but here I am. I was blindsided. After 22 years of marriage, 25 together, he left me for a girlfriend he dated 29 years ago. Here’s how it went down…. All was good in my mind, as far as our marriage and relationship were concerned. Every couple has […]Read More The Back Story