Homeschool Roast

This post touched me, just because of my own history.

Homeschooling can work – I certainly enjoyed most of my experiences growing up. But my siblings suffered, due to a parent’s major health difficulties. They did not have the same opportunities that I did, nor the same experiences. I went to a head start college program at seventeen, and yet my siblings are trying to become the technology addicted young men who never move out of the parental basement.

That said, some of my good friends have Master’s degrees and are very Continue reading “Homeschool Roast”

Glum

Struggling today. This week. Having a hard time focusing. Haven’t heard anything back from my Ex after my last e-mail to him (through our lawyers). I can’t move on, until our debts are settled and our home sold. It is the only avenue through which he can control me, so I have no illusions as to why he is dragging his heels.  Continue reading “Glum”

After Trauma can you be who you were before?

If you are recovering from abuse, this is an excellent article to encourage you. At least, it encouraged me.

Freedom Within: My Journey through Domestic Violence & PTSD

woman-wondering-750   Lately I have been pretty hard on myself.  I have been looking back on my journey of healing from my abusive marriage and I have been pretty harsh with myself.  Some of the things I have said to myself are; “Why aren’t you better yet?”, “Why don’t you act like you used too?”, “What is wrong with you?” I have to admit I have not been my own best friend. Nor was I being very fair to myself. After breaking down and shedding many tears it dawned on me, how could I be who I was before I married my ex?  Who I was before had not been abused by her husband for 15 years. Who I was before had not been hit, pushed and endlessly screamed at. All by a man she trusted. A man she had committed her life to in front of God, her friends and family.  I realized how…

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