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He Left

I was talking with a friend yesterday and she brought up the fact that she thinks my saying, it’s been seven years since he left puts me in the victim mode. I felt like I had to defend my answer. … Continue reading

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A Healing Poem I Found

my brain and heart divorced a decade ago over who was to blame about how big of a mess I have become eventually, they couldn’t be in the same room with each other now my head and heart share custody … Continue reading

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No Covid, But I’m Sick

I know I’m super sensitive so that’s partly the reason for wanting to step out of it all. There’s so much going on lately behind the scenes in all parts of my life. I can’t really explain it to any … Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes

It was a bit of a rough last week here at Chez Leeds. Tons of stuff going on front and center with lots of behind the scenes crap being revealed. Changes in relationships, truths being revealed and the noticing of … Continue reading

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Holding Out For A Hero

Do you remember that song by Bonnie Tyler? I remember hearing it in Footloose the movie with Kevin Bacon back in the 80’s and I also remembered hearing it in one of the Shrek movies too. Do you recognize it? … Continue reading

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Untamed

A friend suggested I read this book called Untamed by Glennon Doyle and what an incredible eye-opener it’s been! While I haven’t finished the book yet, I wanted to ask if any of you have read it??? Because it’s got … Continue reading

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Helping A Friend Through The Aftermath Of Divorce

I spent all day yesterday with a friend who’s divorced. Although our kids were in school together, we weren’t friends. We met after the ex left me via mutual friends. Subsequently her marriage imploded and so we bonded. She’s doing … Continue reading

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I See You

All I ever wanted was for someone to say, “I see you” to me. “I see you” as if I understand you. I acknowledge what you’re saying to me. I am here for you. I know you exist. I can … Continue reading

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How To NOT Choose Fear

I’m a planner which means that when circumstances beyond my control come into my life, I have to ruminate over all the options and go down each road in order to feel ok with what my next move is.  Example:  … Continue reading

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