Category Archives: #womenofacertainage

Don’t Drag Your Story Into 2021

I’m part of a group on FB that has divorced and single moms over age 50. Why? Because that’s who I am. But the majority of these women are having such a difficult time that it makes me sad. Now … Continue reading

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The Afterlife

I never really watched Netflix before Covid, but this isolation has me with plenty of time on my hands to watch something other than the news because that’s too chaotic and depressing to me. Because I don’t really go anywhere … Continue reading

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End Of The Day Chat

My roommate from college and I often talk after 9pm with a glass of wine. We’re both divorced and so the conversations often run from exes, to kids, to a catch up on the day, to work frustrations and to … Continue reading

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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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Back To School In September?

I used to love September and looked forward to the beginning of school.  Fall temperatures and back to a normal routine made me so happy as a Mom because by then (pre-pandemic), I’d be getting weary of the summer freedom … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost wrote the poem entitled, The Road Not Taken.  Do you know it? Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day and if you’re a Mom, hopefully you’ve had some love come your way from your offspring!  And if your Mom is still here, then I hope you were able to show her some appreciation as well.  Because … Continue reading

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Being Real

I’ve never been a Barbie doll who’s got it all together, perfectly coiffed, dressed and with a bod like a supermodel.  Back in my younger days I was asked to model a little.  I was really thin back then as … Continue reading

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New Gym Trainer

I’m back to the gym finally.  Two days a week with the personal trainer (semi-private).  I have a new one and she’s great – very even keeled and pushes me gently so I’m seeing tiny positive results.  Tiny, but I’m … Continue reading

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