To the folks who #dontgetit

To the people behind R and I in the line at the Grab N Go, I’m sorry. I’m sorry that I was frantically trying to juggle two salad containers, two burger containers, two fruit cups, two drinks and four salad dressing cups. I’m sorry that my husband did not see you (he has one eye) … Continue reading To the folks who #dontgetit

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It’s my birthday πŸŽ‚πŸŽπŸŽ‚πŸŽ

When your mother hasn't spoken to you in almost two years after she did some seriously shady shit and suddenly a birthday card shows up in the mailbox. Out of the clear blue sky. πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Props to her for the time that she took to make the card for me. I just feel like she … Continue reading It’s my birthday πŸŽ‚πŸŽπŸŽ‚πŸŽ

To the woman private messaging my husband..

I get that you dated him for five whole weeks THIRTY years ago and that he somehow broke your heart. High school is like that. But marriage is hard enough without people like you inserting themselves in to the equation. Add to it that we deal with catastrophic injuries, PTSD, TBI, cognitive disabilities and all … Continue reading To the woman private messaging my husband..

Love your children more than you hate your Ex…

Tonight, I sit here worried about my mother. She lives in New England, close to the coast. They are already experiencing storm surge. My mother is a widow, elderly and lives alone. And she cut me out of her life (again) about a year ago. My folks divorced 29 years ago. My sister and brother … Continue reading Love your children more than you hate your Ex…

I thought That I needed to Change…

It's funny, I've gone several different directions with this blog over the years. As a wounded warrior's wife, why I stay, after wife... Each time I changed tack I felt that I had to "hide" the previous part of the journey because it wasn't relevant. Today, I realized that it is *all* relevant. The good, … Continue reading I thought That I needed to Change…