My DIY Divorce and Changing My Name

DIY Divorce

Almost a year ago, my second marriage ended abruptly.  We had been married for less than 2 years.  The last few months before I kicked him out we separated were extremely tumultuous.  He had lost yet another job and basically seemed to give up on life.  He took on a part-time job at a golf … Read more

Those Pesky 180’s

180 Degree Turn

My life has taken a 180-degree turn in the last two months.  Most of this year, my (second) husband and I have been struggling.  We haven’t been on the same page about anything, and my way of dealing with it was to sweep it under the rug, and his was to let his frustration build … Read more

Changing 1 Word Can Change Your Life

Frown Upside Down

Eliminating one phrase from your vocabulary can change your life.  Don’t believe me? Try a little experiment with me.  Every time you start to say “I have to…,” try saying “I get to….” “I have to go to work.”  vs. “I get to go to work.” Notice the difference?  Using the phrase “I have to…” … Read more

Turkey Day: No Longer a Crazy Bitch

Happy Thanksgiving

With the exception of the year we went to Memphis and ate Thanksgiving dinner at Pizza Hut, this is how I used to celebrate Thanksgiving: I’d invite 20 of my in-laws over I’d clean for days like it was my job I’d cook a huge ass turkey and everything that goes with it I’d cook … Read more

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