All the Feels, Biblical Truths, Exposed Series, Get Real Series, Writing

The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever

Have you ever had one of "those" days? The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever You know...the days when you literally open your eyes at daybreak and feel incompetent, irritable, grouchy, little, insignificant, beaten-down, not worthy or good enough? Days that mark the EVE of your 3rd born and 1st daughter turning 16,… Continue reading The Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad, Most Amazing Day Ever

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Broken, Confessions, Exposed Series, Get Real Series

I. Am. Divorced. There. I. Said. It.

DISCLAIMER: I have been sooo very blessed by so many that love our family, want what's best for us, and have been rock solid in their support and love. I have so many "only one phone calls away". For that I will forever be grateful. That level of commitment and dedication is not lost on… Continue reading I. Am. Divorced. There. I. Said. It.

Exposed Series, Self-Help

Abuse. Always. Always. Believe Them.

Before you read this post, please read my disclaimer. DISCLAIMER: No, I don't believe that every person that has ever claimed to be "abused" has been. There are people that claim it for ulterior motives (to protect themselves, money, attention, etc). They then compromise real victims' integrity. I am only writing about this because it… Continue reading Abuse. Always. Always. Believe Them.

Confessions, Exposed Series, Top 10

2018 – The Potential Pitfalls

Today is blog post 3 out of 4 in my 2018 New Year series. Starting with "The Process", moving to "The Plan", admitting "The Potential Pitfalls" (cause I know they are coming & want to be prepared) and tomorrow will end with "The Proposed Pattern & Practices" (the action plan & items that will help… Continue reading 2018 – The Potential Pitfalls

Biblical Truths, Exposed Series, Self-Help

2018 – The Plan

In yesterday's post, 2018 - The Process, I laid out my process of figuring out just what I wanted 2018 to look like for me. I followed my steps of listening, looking searching, documenting, and deciding. Over the span of fewer than 2 weeks, I got the message. LOUD & CLEAR. My guiding thought, word,… Continue reading 2018 – The Plan

Confessions, Exposed Series, Get Real Series

Love at First Sight

Whether you believe in it or not, you have to admit this quote is pretty spot on... I found this quote connected to an Instagram post from an architect friend. He posts beautiful homes on his feed every day and attaches a fitting quote to the image. Having no knowledge of this "Lois McMaster Bujold", I… Continue reading Love at First Sight

All the Feels, Broken, Exposed Series

I’m Not That Girl

You know the one...she's in her late 30's early 40's. She is a sahm, with 3 kids, successful part-time business in real estate (only works when she wants to), attractive, positive thinker, and an amazing cook. Normally she would fall into the category of the woman all women love to hate, but she's so sweet… Continue reading I’m Not That Girl