Putting It All Behind Me

You know those times when you don’t realize you’re holding your breath until you finally get a deep lungful of air? Well, apparently I haven’t been breathing for the past 6 years. Or actually for the past 6 years and 5 days, to be exact. And I didn’t even realize it until today. Or moreContinue reading “Putting It All Behind Me”

Identity Theft

My stomach dropped as I read the words on the screen: We take your privacy and your security seriously. In order to process your request, you must first complete the following identity quiz. The last time I had to take an identity quiz, I failed. It was just over three years ago and I wasContinue reading “Identity Theft”

Money Talks

It’s always about so much more than money, isn’t it? It’s amazing how much emotion and self-image can become tied up in the amount of money coming in and in how the money goes out. And how something that at its essence is pretty basic can become the basis for such elaborate reactions and over-reactions.Continue reading “Money Talks”

I Did It. I Finally Did It.

It may seem as though I have slain all of the demons from my past. I can look at pictures without tears. I’m no longer fueled by anger. I have let myself find forgiveness. I have learned how to trust again and I have found love. But there has been one huge elephant of aContinue reading “I Did It. I Finally Did It.”