and on wednesdays, we wear hurt

I know…Wednesday is long gone (like yesterday). And I also know how the line really goes- “And on Wednesdays, we wear pink.” I would love to just wear pink and call it a day. But I can’t breathe. My heart hurts. I want to cry […]

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maybe it was the minivan…

There was just something so final about the day we drove that thing home, as if my fate were now sealed. Finally, it was decided- I am nothing more than a mom. Sure, “it’s the best job ever; it’s the most important thing you’ll ever […]

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i wouldn’t wish me on anyone

I am sure reading that phrase would anyone counter by telling me I must have little to no self esteem to say something this drastic. Perhaps, or maybe it is the fact that I am looking at things from a more realistic perspective. I am viewing […]

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stranger things- my version

The day you wake up and realize you married a stranger is the day what was left of your world comes crashing down, threatening to smother you in ways you never thought possible.  It is also the day that you realize how very alone you […]

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The day I changed my name

I feel like I have neglected this little haven of mine. I could blame it on the business of summer, kids, family, moving, work….but I won’t because the truth is, my head has been spinning.  My sessions with my “special friend” (we will call her […]

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generations

I stood there mindlessly peeling hardboiled eggs, listening to the chaos in the background. It may have been mindless work but my brain was in turmoil, fighting through more than I can describe. I could hear the kids fighting, older brother picking on little sister […]

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today i’m angry

Today I am angry. It’s more like a combination of angry and sad. I am sad because I feel like my life is just slipping away and all I have to show for it is monotony, bad decisions, and lost opportunity. I am angry because […]

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