Alone but Strong

Single mother of two beautiful girls trying to rebuild my life. One day at a time.

Monthly Archives: August, 2012

County Fairs

A sign that Fall is approaching in New England, the county fairs are in full swing. I took my girls to one today, spent 5,5 hours looking at horse pulls, cows, chickens, bunnies, sheep, goats, kids magic shows and trying to not spend too much money on carnival rides, junk food, pony rides and all the other things that …

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What’s My Why?

One of the blogs I follow is written by a first-time dad and it is really funny and heartfelt, please check it out: Today he posted one called What’s Your Why? and I started thinking about it. What is my why? And to be completely honest, I’ve not given that much thought, ever. But …

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A Sigh of Relief

In our divorce negotiations I wanted the house. My ex and even our mediator was sceptical that I could afford to buy him out, both of them suggested co-owning for two years and then take the decision on what to do, most likely sell. Part of me thought that it would be great to be …

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A Million Questions

How do you know you’re ready to date after a divorce? How do you date? Is it worth it? Should I just stay alone for the rest of my life? These are but a few of the questions running through my head right now. First of all, I’ve never really dated, especially as an adult! …

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Being Bored!

I don’t think I’ve ever really appreciated being bored before!!! As any mother (or hopefully some fathers out there) of young children knows, there is never enough time. You never have a second to yourself, most of the time you can’t even go to the bathroom without someone calling out for you. So the thought of …

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My Love for Travel

I love to travel! My ex and I did a lot of traveling in the beginning of our relationship, not as much as I would have liked, but money was tight so you do what you can. My job allowed me to travel once every or every other month, which was wonderful. Since flights are normally less …

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I wanted to share it with all of you, to be honest I wanted to shout it from the roof top, but this is the next best thing! Today when my ex dropped off the girls, I told him that I hoped that he would have a really nice weekend. And I meant it! To …

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Here is a question for you: Are goals a good or a bad thing? I recently set a goal for myself and now I’m wondering, is it a good way to motivate me or is it setting me up for failure? Me and two friends decided a while ago to run a 10k this fall. …

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