defining myself.

November 26, 2014

I read a quote yesterday in my Career Development class and it definitely struck me as an “ah-ha moment” – You act like the person you believe yourself to be.” ~ Lou Tice How true are those words? For the longest time in my marriage, Russ would get frustrated with me because I didn’t act […]

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“A toast to my big brother George: The richest man in town.”

November 23, 2014

It’s no secret that It’s a Wonderful Life is my favorite movie. It has been for as long as I have been a mom. There is just something so magical about the final scenes in the movie, when George Bailey realizes that everything he ever needed in life was always right in front of him. […]

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there’s something kind-of liberating

November 21, 2014

I’ll admit, almost 8 months ago when I kicked him out I was a bit terrified. I wasn’t really terrified of being without him, or even the idea of being alone (although how am I ever really alone when I have all these kids?), but more that I was terrified of starting over. I had […]

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if a picture’s worth a 1000 words….

November 13, 2014

… then these photos speak for themselves. I didn’t realize just how unhappy I was until I wasn’t unhappy anymore.

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running scared.

November 11, 2014

I’ll admit, 7 months ago I was running scared. I was afraid to look in a mirror because I felt like a failure. I put my everything into my marriage and I failed. And I lost my husband. I felt utterly defeated. I shut down. Closed myself off from my world, my writing, because I […]

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If you’re looking for me:

June 6, 2014

Any of my regular readers who have gone through infidelity, abuse, or divorce wishing to be added to my private FB page, please send me an email. (again, you MUST be a regular reader/commenter )

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Protected: you might’ve noticed… (please email for password)

June 6, 2014

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