New Horizon: You Were So Excited

Your divorce was supposed to be final today. When you had signed the papers you were so anxious to get everything over with and couldn’t decide on what to wear. You sent me this picture before you left to show me what you had finally landed on for an outfit and express your excitement. (Even though […]

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10 Closet Organization Hacks

Being a single mom in a small house, closet organization is a MUST for keeping everything in its place. From creative ways to store a tank top collection to how to maximize shoe storage, I have put together some of my favorite closet organization ideas from bloggers across the web. They use everything from pool […]

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Mom Life: Admitting I Needed Help

Today had a great start. I only hit the snooze button twice, the kids cooperated, and we got out the door without forgetting anything! Daycare drop-off went smoothly, and we avoided any meltdowns; so I was in a perfect place to be thankful for my blessings and look forward to a new day. It was […]

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Grief is a Real Bitch!

I stopped shaking this morning. I guess the shock of finding you after you passed is starting to subside. I was also able to eat two consecutive meals and keep them down. The constant stream of tears has dried up and I’m ready to smile from time to time. I still feel guilty if I […]

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Trying to Look Forward

Today there is a burning in my chest. It isn’t indigestion, and I am not sick. It is a feeling I have never felt before, but I find myself trying to manage its severity with every breath I take. It ignites its power when an unexpected picture appears, a precious memory crosses my mind, or […]

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I Decided to Get Out; I Decided on Divorce

The sunrise at the beach that represents my new beginning.

It was May 19th; I was on vacation with my family, in Destin, FL and was able to sneak away to lunch with my mom and two kids. I had just spent the last week, in one of my favorite places to visit, in bed and suffering from horrible depression. My mom was able to […]

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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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