Side-Eye Susan photo credit: Me I've discovered that I'm the type of woman that can tell in two dates if there is hope of a future date. That, along with the ability to fold a fitted sheet appear to be my super powers. I had two dates this weekend, with the same guy. We'll call… Continue reading Two dates, an Athiest & a Magician
Every time I start to seriously join a dating site I get the vapors. Not gassy, exactly...but, I get really anxious. It's not a fun feeling. Putting yourself out there, waiting to see if you're good enough. Feeling like a sheep...or as one of my oldest friend says "Sheeple". We select our finest photos, write… Continue reading A First Date, Sheep & Loaves of Beautiful Bread
I have to own something, Y'all. These last several months have been the hardest for me since the first few months after the divorce. I know me - and I am a survivalist. I survive. When I'm in the thick of it, I'm Game-On. My exterior is tight and my Poker Face is strong. I… Continue reading The Lonely Servants Heart
Every year in my life has a theme or a motto. 2016 was Demolish. My world was shattered and all that I knew to be safe and whole was destroyed. 2017 was Renew. I grew, I grieved, I started a blog. I got my feet underneath me again. 2018 was Shenanigans. I started a couple… Continue reading Surrender
As I round the bases on the third year of being single – yes, it's been three years. I know! I can't believe it either. Next month, November 16th will be the third anniversary of the day my marriage imploded. The anniversary of the day I came to the sudden and quite world shattering realization… Continue reading Single & Selfish…What I’ve learned
Greetings, hello, hiya, howyadoin? I know, it's been a month or so since I've written anything. I get the notifications from WordPress, nudging me...hey it's been a while since you've posted anything...yeah, yeah, WordPress I know. Quit being a nag, k? Life update - I'm almost 8 weeks post total hip replacement and I'm about… Continue reading Here I go again
Yep! My lifestyle & self care blog is briefly becoming a recipe and cooking blog. Isn't cooking part of self care though? I think it is. We could go all kinds of directions with this post, cooking for one, weight loss with low carb, Keto, meal prep, cooking for the joy of it, or all… Continue reading Cooking!
You all know I suffer from The Curse. The Curse of the Independent Woman. I don't need a man, I don't need a relationship. I don't need anyone to pay my bills or take care of my home or anything else. I'm like a stubborn toddler with a spoon and a jar of peanut butter..."I… Continue reading Lil Miss Independent asks for help
Today I am 48. Sometimes I get the birthday blues. Not this year. I always feel like a fool when I get birthday blues. I should be so grateful for another birthday! Especially as a cancer survivor, I should cherish every year older as a gift. That is exactly how I'm feeling today about my… Continue reading Birthday thoughts….
The strangest thing happened to me on the internet the other day.... A man slid into my DM's on Twitter....and didn't want to show me a photo of his junk. It's true. I got a message from @Newmanin2018 who posts to the account Best Dad I Can Be and he suggested this topic. So… Continue reading Dating Apps!!