I try really hard to not make the same mistake twice. My mom always said if I got in trouble for something I never got caught doing it again. Is this meant to say that I never did that thing again? Or that I never got caught again? Who's to know? I'd like to think… Continue reading The art of f*cking up
It's our Blogaversary! Two years ago, I remember where I was, thoughts circling in my brain. I was thinking about my divorce, thinking about how alone I felt. I remember suddenly realizing that I was looking at this whole being alone thing the wrong way. Perhaps I needed to think of the aloneness as being… Continue reading Happy Blogday!!
Will my mind ever cease being an ever swirling pool of anniversaries and dates? I am like Rainman with dates and anniversaries. They bubble up in my memory and I just can't help it. Today is a perfect example. November 12th. The day before my son's birthday. The day 24 years ago that my ex… Continue reading Anniversaries & Milestones
So it's been a week since I downloaded several dating apps and set up profiles. So far, I'm very pleased to say that I've met several really nice men. Not in real life yet, but chatting within the apps, they have all been very respectful, cheerful and encouraging. I've yet to receive any undesirable photographs… Continue reading Online Dating: Week 1
I noticed this morning that the Single and Selfish Facebook page had a lot of notifications. When I looked I saw that a friend of mine had gone on a reading binge of my blog and can I just tell you how deliciously happy that made me? Have you noticed that everyone has a blog… Continue reading #ProjectHappy
Am I the only one who hears 'N Sync's "Bye Bye Bye" when I read the title of this blog post? Is it just me? It's the end of 2017. As I write this, it's the day before New Years Eve. I know I'm not alone in wishing 2017 a hasty exit and a cheery "don't… Continue reading Bye Bye Bye 2017
Anger turned inward becomes depression. I've been a little crabby lately. (See what I did there?) No, really. I'm dealing with some depression and sadness as I round out this last week of the first year of divorce. I'm big on dates. Like, it's not normal. I remember dates like a calendar. For example, yesterday… Continue reading This too shall pass
Again, Jaime Sullivan from Cawfeetawk came through! Sometimes she just says the perfect thing at the perfect time and it resonates in ripples. See the video here. I started this blog with the intention of rediscovering my gratitude. This blog is my therapy and my healing. This blog is MINE. I have grown, I have rebuilt… Continue reading Sometimes the betrayal is the blessing