The God Card

The God Card

For any of my new readers who need to read this today. I am reposting an old article I wrote a year or so ago because I feel like it's important and needs to be said again. And again. And again. I feel you. I love you. You can do this. “God hates divorce.” “You [...]

PMS…why though?

PMS…why though?

When G and I first got together I told him that I have a wicked time with my period. I get cramps and digestive issues that start days before. I'm exhausted and teary and can't move for the first few days of the proceedings. I struggle with migraines. And I most definitely get moody and [...]

“Dirty dishes belong in the dishwasher, not the sink!!!” …..says every parent ever.

“Dirty dishes belong in the dishwasher, not the sink!!!” …..says every parent ever.

We have a lot of kids around here. Seven of them ranging in age from ten to nineteen. It gets really stressful having this many people in the house, but not for reasons you might assume. Funnily enough, it's not the kids who stress me out. It's my husband, God bless him. Poor G has [...]

I think Costco is lying to me.

I think Costco is lying to me.

I just got my rebate cheque back from Costco. I think they’re lying. It’s for one hundred and thirty dollars and seventeen cents. I spend approximately twenty-ish thousand dollars there a year... In my humble opinion, my rebate cheque should read more like seven thousand dollars and seventeen cents. There are nine of us that [...]

I had my first ever panic attack. It sucked.

I had my first ever panic attack. It sucked.

G and I went to see a therapist this past week. I had asked him to join me for that session regarding my anxiety. We went to try and brainstorm ideas for helping me work through my overwhelming separation anxiety, and just my craziness in general. The session went well. I was logical. We came [...]

Perception

Perception

Trying to change people's perceptions of you is like trying to teach a south paw how to crochet... I've decided to take up crocheting. Mostly because it's impossible to find a hat that will fit over dreadlocks and I don't want to pay fifty dollars for one on Etsy. Instead I decided to go out [...]

When the letter comes.

When the letter comes.

This is for you loves who are right smack dab in the middle of your divorce. When you feel naked and vulnerable and scared. When you're not sure how much longer you can stand the pain in your heart. When what you really need is hot soup, and hugs, and kind words, and friendship, and [...]