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A Day in the Life: Troughs and Peaks

There is no undo button in life, but oh, how I wish there were. Raising a child with “issues” is a bit of a lifelong roller coaster ride of heartbreaking troughs and amazing peaks of joy. Unfortunately, after a few … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Happy Anniversary!

Forty years ago today, I said, “I do,” completely disregarding the little voice in the back of my head screaming, “Say NO, say NO.” Those of you who have read my blog accounts of life with my first ex know … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Daily Drama Mama

Not long after your visit to the internist, you return to the gynecologist for your annual checkup. Nothing has changed, except that you are so angry with your surgeon that it’s making you sick. After your exam, when you have … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: March 4, 1995

March 4, 1995. It’s not quite noon. You and the boys, now 11 and 13, are in the kitchen waiting for Dad to come and pick them up for their bi-weekly overnight. Things have not been going well with him. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Quotes from My First Ex

– “I HATE MY MOTHER SO MUCH I THINK ABOUT KILLING HER EVERY DAY!!!!!!!!!!” – “I HATE YOU. EVERYTHING BAD THAT’S EVER HAPPENED IN MY LIFE EVEN BEFORE I MET YOU, IS YOUR FAULT!!!!!!!!!!!” There is a moment of great … Continue reading

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