The first year of divorced life is legit like living in a bipolar fever dream of mood swings and emotional roller coaster rides. Die hard readers will remember when I wrote in a previous blog that when the writing bug hits me, it goes something like this.... The first sentence of a blog or article… Continue reading Tattoobies & Other Ramblings
October is breast cancer awareness month, and I'm proud to say I'm an 11 year survivor. So as a survivor, you might be surprised to learn that I hate the pink ribbon. I have grown to despise the pink ribbon, in fact. The entire month of October has me doing whatever I can to stay out… Continue reading Pinktober
There is something in the air. Maybe it's the change of seasons - I love Fall, or maybe it's something else, but I feel it. I feel like this time next year, I will look back on this post and think 'Oh yes, that was the beginning of...(insert thing here)'. I like it. It feels like quiet… Continue reading Stillness
What a wild week it's been! My Big Brother is visiting from out of State and he has brought his amazing girlfriend with him to introduce her to the family. We all concur that she is a keeper. We've never seen my brother so happy and she is a really cool chick to boot. I… Continue reading Blessings & Beer
Do I have a boyfriend? Have I met Mr. Right? Or have I met Mr. Right Now? I have news, folks. I have a new significant other in my life. Please be kind....and say hello to Bruce. Bruce the Body Pillow, that is. Yes. The new significant other in my life is my new… Continue reading Boyfriend???
Phew! The last month....amiright? Well, almost a month, it will be three weeks tomorrow that Hurricane Harvey rolled through South Texas. My city has pretty much gotten back into the groove of things and we've taken some huge leaps in getting everyone back to some type of normal. I was struck with the urge to… Continue reading Storms & The Single Gal
It's always when I know I should write but I keep avoiding it that I know it's bad. My anxiety is through the roof and I am doing my damndest to hold myself together and not have panic attacks in public. I'm all over the place, mind racing, can't sit still for long, glued to… Continue reading Keeping it real
Just about two weeks after we survived Hurricane Harvey, the east coast, primarily Florida, is preparing for an equally catastrophic hurricane. Irma. My ex-husband lives in what currently is the projected path of Hurricane Irma and I am finding myself fighting the urge to save him. I have the almost annoying, irresistible urge to make sure he's ok,… Continue reading Rescue
It has been a 9 days since I took this photo. We survived the hurricane and it was like nothing I've ever experienced before in my life. Some people are still without power. The water has been restored in most places, but we are required to boil it before we can use it for drinking or… Continue reading What surviving a hurricane taught me about myself & other people.
I will write a longer blog post when we get internet again, but I just wanted to let you all know we survived. We were without power & water for a few days but got that back over the last day or two. We still have to boil the water out of our faucet but… Continue reading Hurricane Harvey update