Author Archives: janieleeds

Here I Am….

Being honest here, I’ve told myself many lies over the years.  I tried, with my rose-colored glasses firmly planted on my eyes, to make excuses for bad behavior from the people around me.  I was co-dependent, having been trained from … Continue reading

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To Gym Or Not To Go To The Gym…Looking For Advice

It looks like there may be that 2nd coming of the virus and while some things are opening more, our numbers are beginning to increase again. My gym which I haven’t gone to since March when it all shut down … Continue reading

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What’s A Mom To Say?

Lately a lot of stuff has been coming up with my kids about their dad. We’ve had some heart to heart talks that made me sad for them. Their dad left around 6 years ago and while he’s occasionally in … Continue reading

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Letting Go Of Marital Lifestyle Story

I had an interesting conversation with two of my friends who are divorced. What I love about these two women are that they are brutally honest with caring hearts. They are supportive even when they may be delivering information that … Continue reading

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Getting A Little Better And Looking On The Bright Side

Well, we’ve made it home finally. I’m exhausted as you can imagine, but at least we’re home. Now he’s just got to take meds and work on his breathing. And so we are just going to concentrate on healing him. … Continue reading

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It Just Ain’t Easy

This past week, it’s been really hard being a Mom, let alone a divorced one. My kid has been in the hospital since Friday night and is not going home any time soon. At least not today, nor tomorrow. I … Continue reading

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First Love

I got a call from my first love yesterday.  Out of the blue because I had written an email to him.  You see, he gave me my first kiss and we were on again off again for years before  we … Continue reading

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Timelines: Pre-Quarantine or During Covid

I was having a conversation with a friend the other day and we were trying to figure out when an event happened.  She was telling me how she’d helped to move her son into his apartment and was trying to … Continue reading

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Checking In With You

Hi everyone!  I’m sorry I’ve been absent for a bit.  I’ve been dealing with some post-divorce issues and it has been really unpleasant so I was too stressed out to write. How are you?  It’s almost the end of the … Continue reading

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