My New Life- Part 3: Love and War (Long Post)

    Last we left off on this harrowing tale of self-discovery and the adventure of moving hundreds of miles away from everything that was familiar to begin a new life...I realized I was pregnant.     Now, about that. See, I realize not everyone wants to have kids. It is a very personal choice which each… Continue reading My New Life- Part 3: Love and War (Long Post)

My New Life–Part 2: Meeting the friends and Surprises!

   Moving in with someone and joining lives is a big decision and one which should never be taken lightly. There is so much to consider including but not limited to...are you compatible? Some people think they are ready and quickly find out they actually aren't and the relationship ends up dissolving. Others may be… Continue reading My New Life–Part 2: Meeting the friends and Surprises!

My New Life– Part One: Meeting the In-Laws (Long Post)

    Is there such a thing as happily ever after? I'm sure for some people it is attainable. There are the couples that fall in love at first sight and just know they are meant to be together forever. Then, on the other hand there are the couples who have waited years between the time… Continue reading My New Life– Part One: Meeting the In-Laws (Long Post)

Homeless to Married in Less Than a Year–Part Two (Long Post)

    There are things in this modern world everyone takes for granted and until you have lived without them you never know just how important they are to you. There are a lot of people who enjoy camping for a week or two either in a tent or a camper...maybe even a cabin. It's loads… Continue reading Homeless to Married in Less Than a Year–Part Two (Long Post)

Homeless to Married in Less Than a Year–Part One (Long Post)

    After my suicidal episode, things with my mom improved for the most part. She began paying more attention to what was going on with me (to a degree) and took more of an interest in my life. Unfortunately, she continued with the "selective amnesia" about the abuse we had both been suffering for years.… Continue reading Homeless to Married in Less Than a Year–Part One (Long Post)

Prince Charming and Apple Pie Brownies

    The alarm went off this morning entirely too early for my liking but when you have a 17-year-old daughter who works the early shift at McDonald's every weekend...you kind of get used to being an early riser every Saturday and Sunday morning. Even though the alarm went off at 6am, I consider myself lucky… Continue reading Prince Charming and Apple Pie Brownies