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It’s about time.

I have one more day with my son before I hit the new job.  I am elated to begin working so soon after I was laid off.  I have only been off for a month and a much needed vacation … Continue reading

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Going my way

So, as bad as it was two weeks ago, I could not be happier today.  Writing about my experience with the STBX solidified what I knew and what I really felt.  I felt pain.  Enourmous, gigantic pain.  No one could … Continue reading

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Goodbye My Friend, Goodbye

Today is my last day smoking cigarettes.  Tomorrow will be my first smoke free day.  I have spent the last couple of days anxious and nervous about this move, but today…today it’s different. I woke up and didn’t have my … Continue reading

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My Last Week

Today begins my last week of work.  Well, I can’t even call it a week.  In three days, Thursday, will be my last day.  I will receive one week of severance and my vacation will be paid out.  Once those … Continue reading

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The Unspeakable

WARNING:  THE FOLLOWING POST IS ABOUT ABORTION.  IF YOU ARE STRONGLY ANTI-ABORTION, PLEASE MOVE ON AND DO NOT READ THIS POST. I have idly sat by and heard so much political bullshit on the topic of women’s rights.  It’s absolutely … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

As ominous as the coming days are feeling, I am also looking forward to quite a few things. I received a memo on Friday explaining that my last day of work will be May 31.  I will get a week … Continue reading

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PMS, WTF?

It comes as no surprise to me every month, but it does come as a disappointment.  I mean, it is like clockwork even with the ticking.  The bomb will go off.  The bomb of emotions brought on by PMS, that … Continue reading

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Upcoming Changes

This week has been emotional, to say the least.  My husband and I spoke the other day while I was at lunch, sitting in my car.  We collectively let our emotions out.  We spewed out how we felt and sobbed … Continue reading

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Duality

Again, reading that book all weekend.  I stumbled upon a most helpful chapter 4, entitled “On the Edge” (pages 72-73).   In my Crazy Time, I most assuredly feel the conflicting emotions of separating from my spouse.  There is a … Continue reading

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Proving My Point

This weekend my husband proved my point about our united stance in feeling that I was a mother to him.  He called asking for my help with his bank account.  Why this man is still unable to keep track of … Continue reading

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