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 […]

Read More

Grief is a Real Bitch!

My shaking stopped this morning. I guess the shock of finding you after you passed is starting to subside. Believe it or not, 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 […]

Read More

Trying to Look Forward

Today there is a burning in my chest. It isn’t indigestion, and I am not sick. This 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 when part […]

Read More

I Decided to Get Out; I Decided on Divorce

The sunrise at the beach that represents my new beginning.

It was May 19th; during a vacation with my family, in Destin, FL. I snuck away to lunch with my mom and two kids. I had just spent the last week in bed and suffering from horrible depression. My mom was able to fabricate an excuse that allowed me to leave the condo, with both […]

Read More