Alone but Strong

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

Monthly Archives: November, 2012

Go On

I don’t know if any of you have been watching the show Go On with Matthew Perry as the widowed Ryan. It’s mostly funny but it has some things in it that strike a chord with me. In one of the first episodes Ryan says to his assistant Carrie: “I want to know that someone …

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Yesterday I Really Needed a Man!!!

Yesterday I took the girls to pick out a Christmas tree. We went to a local farm and a kind man drove us out to look at trees. We found one almost right away, a beautiful tree, but I had a feeling that it would be a little to big. But it was perfect in …

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Originally posted on Mystical Journey:
Give me back the poem I placed in your heart, the song I implanted in your soul, the memories I delicately left in your mind. Give me back the self confidence you so easily took years ago and let me fly with my own wings. Give me my enchantment, my…

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‘Tis the Season to be Thankful

I’m spending the days leading up to Thanksgiving thinking about what I’m thankful for. I realize that I’m very thankful for my life right now. It’s amazing how things have changed in one year. I’m thankful for my daughters, they make my life wonderful. I’m thankful for my family, I know they are far away …

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How To Not Be Bitter?

What can I do to not be bitter? Some days are easier than others but then something happens and the bitterness comes back to the surface  to show me that no matter how hard I try some part of me is still very bitter. So, you might ask, what brought it on this time? Well, …

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Long Time No Post

My parents have been for a 10 day visit so my days have been filled with family activities. They left yesterday with a promise to visit in the spring again. My daughters are very sad, it’s hard to not have grandparents close, I’m more used to it and to be honest no matter how much …

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An Accidental Date…

Yesterday I went for a hike with a meetup group that I belong to. It was a beautiful day for it. It felt so good to be out in nature and luckily there were not that many trees down from the storm. It was a really nice trail, not to hard but still great exercise. We did …

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Sandy

So Sandy has come and gone. I was very lucky, the house is still standing and no trees in my yard are down. Some siding are loose and the chimney cap came off, but I found it so I only need to get it back on again. We lost power at 6.30PM on Monday, but …

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