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Rocky Theme Song

Rocky‘s theme song Gonna Fly Now feels right to post today.  It’s a classic that even if you’ve never seen the movie, you know that song, right?  Is there anyone who didn’t recognize it?  I’m putting it below in case … Continue reading

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How About Saying Former Spouse?

How do you refer to the spouse you’re divorced from? I was talking with someone new the other day and he told me that he doesn’t use the word ‘ex’ when referring to his ex-wife.  He says, my former wife.  … Continue reading

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Maybe, Maybe, Maybe

Maybe it’s the weather.  Maybe it’s the start of spring (if it ever gets here).  Maybe it’s that the weather is getting warmer so I can’t hide under the layers of clothing and I’m embarrassed that I’ve gained a little … Continue reading

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Dressing Up and Going Out

It’s been ages since I dressed up to go out.  I mean in a single mom’s measurement of time because I’m now a single parent and we don’t get to go out too often because the kids are home.  It’s … Continue reading

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Is This What We Signed Up For?

I have asked myself that question repeatedly over the years.  Did I really sign up for this crazy?  The narcissist relationships that have me bugging out with insomnia?  I’m a fixer by nature and over the years, I repeatedly put … Continue reading

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Single Parenting

It’s like I have handcuffs on even though I’m divorced.  We were supposed to co-parent, but that never happened.  It is fine because I was the parent throughout our marriage anyway.  But these days, there’s a lot going on with … Continue reading

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Single Girls Get Ready For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here.  Well, it’s almost here, but you’ve got to be ready in your head, because the stores are jam packed with Valentine stuff.  Flowers, candies, cards and all of the things that put such pressure on us, … Continue reading

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