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Never been a “glass half full” kind of gal…but also not half empty.

I’ve always considered myself to be a realist. I don’t consider everything sunshine and roses, because in truth and experience I know it isn’t. But I also know from truth and experience that it isn’t all darkness and gloom. This holiday … Continue reading

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Another of those painful conversations…but it’s getting easier.

I voiced my truth. Our household had sickness the past couple weeks. It ran its course through all of us in some fashion. Even the ex. I started it all before the holiday. But once the holiday was over, my littlest one … Continue reading

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I have a curse…emotion.

The women in my family have trouble with emotions. They are so close to the surface. They come through at inopportune times whether we want them to or not. It makes for passionate personalities, and tissues required at all even remotely … Continue reading

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It’s a setup!

Interactions are always some sort of setup. Why? you ask? Because all responsibility for decision making is put on my shoulders. Always. If I don’t tell him what time the kids have their events, then it’s my fault they’re late. … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go?

Having a low moment tonight. It’s been awhile. But this is a huge step backward for me. Huge. I feel back at that place where I wanted to curl into a ball and climb in bed and not get out. … Continue reading

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We didn’t have a LOVE for the AGES…

…though that wouldn’t have been a reason to end it for me. I didn’t really believe in divorce as a viable option. Divorce to me was a “giving up” of sorts and a refusal to make a partnership work…whether you had … Continue reading

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Memories…and MISSING OUT!

This is Homecoming weekend. My oldest (a boy) attended the dance with a great group of about 14 kids (9 girls, 5 boys) who met up at one boy’s home (LOVELY family, I’ve started becoming friends with the mom recently … Continue reading

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Never a dull moment…

It has been a month…because school started and I’m up to my ears with work. Few understand the true work that goes into being an elementary school teacher. Just let me say, I have 22 students in my class that … Continue reading

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Constant flow of consciousness….

So I’ve kept my first goal of walking at least three times a week.  So far, so good.  Plus I have been including the kids on several occasions, so it gives me an opportunity to chat with them and connect … Continue reading

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Venting..

So I don’t want to run to my mom or my bestie…but this just popped up in conversation with the kiddos since they’ve been back with me this week after a week with their dad… “Dad had pictures of some … Continue reading

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