Trying to get fit and stay sane…

I've been working out for about a year. I have three levels of torn discs and effed up feet from birth defects and being fat. I've lost thirty pounds in the last year by using a recumbent stepper. Today, I thought I'd mix it up. I'm a little less heavy and a lot stronger so … Continue reading Trying to get fit and stay sane…

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I’m so stinking tired…

You know that soul sucking tired that makes you want to give up? The kind that sleep doesn't help? Yeah, that's my problem right now. And I'm angry. So. Fucking. Angry. And I'm not sure how to not be angry. Do I get to be angry for awhile? Will the anger fade away over time? … Continue reading I’m so stinking tired…

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…