this dating thing can suck

I got married young. I met the ex at the age of 19 and married him at the age of 20. I can count on one hand the number of guys I dated prior to meeting the ex and I would have a couple of fingers left. That’s how inexperienced I am with this whole Read More

Let’s be exclusive!

A couple of men I have dated and who I felt there was a connection to seemed to want to be “exclusive” right away. According to Urban Dictionary, the definition for exclusiveness in a dating relationship means the following: The state of being with one person, and only one person, without labeling yourselves as boyfriend and girlfriend. I will admit Read More

An open letter

Dear M, I’ve thought a lot about writing this letter to you. I’m conflicted because I don’t want to pay attention to you and have you think that you are a constant presence in my life. Trust me when I say that I no longer think about having revenge on you or that I think Read More

Update on my life

There has been a lot going on with me since my last update. I have more good days than bad days, but I’ve been able to power through on the bad days and make it to the next, embracing it for the gift that it is.  I have to keep reminding myself that my Betty Read More

Living my Best Life

If someone had told me a year ago that I would buy a house that I love then have to sell it less than a year later, I would not have believed them. If someone had told me a year ago that my husband would involve himself with another woman, I would have laughed at Read More

Life’s Interesting Twist and Turns

The one thing I am most grateful for is that despite the obstacles I have faced in life is the love and support that I receive from my family. It is what has helped me through the most difficult time in my life with the separation and subsequent filing of divorce from my husband. I Read More

When Life Throws You a Curveball

On July 2nd, 2017 my life took a very unexpected turn when my husband of 31 years told me he no longer wanted to be married. I’m not going to go into the details for his decision because as of right now, we are still married. It came as a surprise to me for which Read More

Moving – it’s always an adventure

Our house has finally closed and our next adventure in real estate has begun. We are now looking for our next home. For this next phase, we have a real estate agent who is a rock star in every sense of the word. She has been exceedingly responsive through both text messaging and e-mails. That Read More

Navigating a real estate transaction

This post is going to be kind of boring for anyone who wants to read about beauty, fashion, or subscription boxes. It is a tip though and speaks to the importance of knowing who your real estate agent, reading your contract and not being afraid on insisting that they represent you well. We listed our Read More

Larger than life

A few days ago, I learned that a friend and colleague had suffered a massive heart attack. There was hope that he would pull through, but four days after his heart attack, he passed away. He was 50. His death was shocking to me because he seemed larger than life. He lived his life fighting Read More