Thursday, November 21, 2013

I Swear I'm Alive

Hey y'all...I am alive and kicking.  Divorce is so un-fun just sayin'.  Things are going as well as you can expect them to during a divorce.  My family is doing well...the kids are adjusting to this new life I have created and I am hoping that things with my tummy will settle down soon, as I really cannot afford to lose more weight.  I just returned from dinner with the family to celebrate my second son's 18th birthday...I just cannot believe he is a man little guy is so big.  

I have been moving and settling in for the past week and a half and am almost finished with that nonsense. I have moved into my best friends home as they are the most generous, giving and loving people I know. They have given me their great room and afforded me many luxuries I surely don't deserve.  I have also been adopted by Tom-Tom their huge cat...he follows me everywhere and sleeps on my feet at night.  When I leave the house he sleeps on my bed and waits for me to come home.  Everywhere I go...Tom-Tom is there to comfort me.  It has to be a God thing, as usually I am deathly allergic to cat fur or dander. He seems to know I need him. The first day I came over broken and crying crocodile tears Tom-Tom jumped up into my lap and put his face right up to mine and has not left my side.

I was able to spend tonight with my family celebrating my second sons 18th birthday, the conversation was awesome but watching him dance to 70's era music while we were waiting for a seat...priceless. He has grown into a man right before my very eyes...and I am so very proud of him.  I cannot wait to see what his future holds...he will soon be a daddy and that will be a grand adventure.  February cannot come soon enough, as I can't wait to meet my grand daughter Aubrey Jayne.

Working out has been hit and miss, as I am not eating enough to really get in regular workouts.  I have run twice in 2 1/2 weeks, ugh!  Y'all know I love running, so you know this is killing me.  I am sure my tummy will get adjusted to all this stress soon, right?  Tell me yes, please.  I hope this blog post finds all my friends happy, healthy and blessed beyond measure.  



"Limitations only exist if you let them" 

Godspeed...this comes from the Middle English expression "God spede (you)", a wish for success and fortune for one setting out on an enterprise, voyage, adventure, or travels. It may also mean good luck  

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  1. Divorce is hard and your tummy will adjust when things settle down a bit for you. I'm glad you have such loving and generous friends, and you do deserve it - you'd do the same for them, I am sure of it. Just be accepting of their love and support and you'll get through this!!!

    1. aw thanks so much sweetie...bless u for those hopeful words

  2. You are strong. You will survive. I bet running will help.

    1. Darlene, running has saved me once again...thanks for your kind words

  3. Praying you will come through the changes a stronger person.
    Happy birthday to your son.
    And I think Tom is an angel in disguise.

    1. Alex, you are such a sweet friend.,..blessings to you and yours


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