Category Archives: Single mom

The Greatest Gift of All

I’m just going to wrap a box with a letter in it addressed to my family. No presents, can’t afford them. I have, however, spent thousands over the years on therapy because of some of you and your actions. Merry … Continue reading

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Things Are Getting Better

I’d like to report that things are getting better. I’ve acknowledged the depression. I’m going to see a therapist Monday. The job. I’m interviewing elsewhere. I took a pay cut moving here. I also demoted myself a little also. I … Continue reading

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Mildly Mentally Disabled

I read it earlier at the first IEP meeting but shrugged it off. I figured a new state, it’s how developmentally delayed transfers here. No, it was his diagnosis from the school’s psychologist after another IQ test. It was lower … Continue reading

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Missing You All

I’m missing writing and missing feeling present here. I’ve renewed my subscription so there will be future posts. I promise to find time.  I hope everyone is doing well. 

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Oh, Look What I Made Me Do

I will finally admit it to all of you. I hate my job.  I’ve realized my drinking has increased. It’s nearly nightly now. I’m displacing my anger and lashing out at the kids nights and mornings before work. It occurred … Continue reading

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Bernheim Original

I’m a girl. So I have to admit the name drew me in. It reminded me of visits to Bernheim Forest with an ex-boyfriend back in high school. It reminded me that I took my children there just two weeks … Continue reading

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The guilt of a special needs mom…I took this child to hundreds of therapy appointments, one of which was speech, I feel immense guilt having waited for 2 years to hear this child say his first word, 5 years to … Continue reading

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