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The Death of an Era

It has been a little over a month since my dad passed away.  Yes.  He died.  He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.  He received chemotherapy.  He had the cancer surgically removed.  He was cured.  He died.  It went so fast.  … Continue reading

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Mortality and Regret

It’s funny. All of the issues I had with my marriage came from my upbringing. Being the child of an alcoholic wasn’t easy. My father was an easy target for the small-minded townspeople that I grew up with. I heard … Continue reading

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A New Journey

Once again, it has been a while since I posted.  Life has been great, peaceful, quiet, all is in order.  When life is good, I fall off the writing wagon.  But alas…a new journey has just begun. J has finished … Continue reading

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Things HAVE Changed. I Have Changed.

It’s amazing what can happen when you let go.  And I have truly let go.  I am so far gone from that stoop that I teetered on a year ago.  On occasion, I do get frustrated, but not like I … Continue reading

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Since You Been Gone…

Yes, I am stealing this awesome song title from Kelly Clarkson and turning it into a blog title.  Who cares?  It fits today. Lately the STBX has been calling, not only his son, but he wants to speak with me.  … Continue reading

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The “Just Before”

Just before I asked J for a divorce, I took a lot of time to think about it.  I had for months before we moved to Georgia.  After we moved, I knew I was not going to be able to … Continue reading

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My, How Things Don’t Change

No matter what, I will keep a positive, optimistic attitude.  I have hard days or weeks, but whatever.  I am not going to let shit beat me down.  It’s just shit, nonetheless.  It will get flushed out eventually.  I am … Continue reading

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Breaking the Cycle: Part II

A lot seems to be going around about addiction and what effects it has on those that are the addicts, as well as those around the addicts.  I care for two addicts.  My father and my soon to be ex-husband. … Continue reading

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What Can I Say?

Once again, I am feeling defeated.  Inside, I feel consumed with depression and anxiety, but on the outside I appear to be happy and adjusting well. It has been three weeks since I sent the divorce papers to my STBX … Continue reading

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Breaking the Cycle: Part I

A lot seems to be going around about addiction and what effects it has on those that are the addicts, as well as those around the addicts.  I care for two addicts.  My father and my soon to be ex-husband.  … Continue reading

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