Category Archives: Single mom

Gotta Have Strengtha, Strengtha, Strengthah!

I got to thinking about all the shit I’ve told myself over the years and what I’ve learned.  I can’t leave my addicted, abusive husband. I did. I can’t pay this bill this month. I did.  I can’t move my … Continue reading

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Gone Girl

Closed on my Tennessee house. I’m officially done with Tennessee.  For now.

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So the Boys Go to a Church for Daycare

And Jake got in trouble today for pushing a kid twice his size because he cut him in line. The teacher even said he was impressed that Jake stood up for himself. But he and the other boy had to … Continue reading

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I’m once again residing in the great state of Kentucky. Even though I begin work tomorrow I have never felt so homeless, jobless and uninsured. Might as well add alone to that mix. Yes, I’ve moved closer to family but … Continue reading

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Some nights you just want to cry and be held. Other nights you’re reminded of how lucky you are to be alone. Fucked up world, isn’t it? But we’re alive aren’t we?

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I’ve been the sole provider for these two boys for 2 years. (Don’t forget I have 2 dogs). I make decisions for 3 people. Jackson turned 8 yesterday. Jake is 5. Their father died when they were 5 and 3, … Continue reading

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Explain This to Me

The guy from the other night came over. The boys were asleep when he finally arrived. We talked. No drinking. We just caught up. He told me he’d come back at 5 for dinner the next day, hugged me and told … Continue reading

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