I had this dream a few nights ago. It was a weird dream. I was in an old fashioned home. The rooms were painted in dark colors. There were overstuffed chairs that filled the room. This house had large, heavy, wooden doors lined with thick wooden frames. There were a lot of doors. I kept opening them in search of the right door, in search of a way out. Like most dreams, this one seemed to weave in and out of whatever stream of thoughts there were swirling around in my h
When I started this blog my intent was to share victories and losses about challenges I have faced. My hope was to let others know they are not alone and to empower anyone who read my story.
Just when you think you have things all figured out life throws you another curve ball. How many times have you heard that? Its cliché, I know. But there is truth to this idea.
I am in the last years of my forties. One of my children is building his own life. The other is ready to
We all make plans, have hopes and dreams and promise ourselves that someday this or that will happen. But, in reality, for most of us, those ideas remain idle dreams and unfulfilled promises. I can’t tell you how many of those dreams faded away while I was married. We often talked of going places and doing things, but seldom did those dreams materialize. Much of this was due to my ex’s drug addiction, sadly a problem that he never sought help for. Once we were divorced, I
Each day we all start over, it’s a fresh new beginning with each new sunrise. Starting a new day is easy, however, starting your life over, well that can prove to be more challenging. After my divorce I thought I was starting a new life. After all being single allows so many doors to open. I didn't need anyone else's permission, nor did I need to consult or compromise on decisions. If I wanted to do something I did it and if I did not want to do something well then I did n