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A Big Step Forward

Monday, November 01, 2010

I decided to fire the attorney I had in Alabama because he has done NOTHING in the past six months for me except screw up the first three drafts of the divorce papers. I have found a lawyer up here in Michigan who will be able to have my divorce finalized within three months. I got the initial paperwork today and will meet with her tomorrow. I am comfortable with my decision and determined to see it through. I will finally be able to put the past behind me and walk forward into the future that I create.

  
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KAMAPERRY 11/2/2010 12:24PM

    Good luck to you emoticon

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SONGOFJOY27 11/1/2010 6:11PM

    That's a big decision all right! I'm glad you're able to move forward with your life.

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I Hope This Lasts

Sunday, October 31, 2010

My attitude seems to be really good lately. I'm feeling a little more confident in myself. I really hope that it is not completely tied to this temporary job that I have. It's scheduled to end in a couple weeks. I don't want to fall back into my depressed mood again. I really don't like the "one step forward, eight steps back" routine.

But, I am more confident in my abilities. I'm more confident in the choices I've made. I am more involved in my church and have made new friends. I hope these things will help me in my life.

  
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SONGOFJOY27 10/31/2010 2:55PM

    You've made such progress. You will continue to grow and learn! I have confidence in you!
Enjoy your day!!!
Carol

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NPA4LOSS 10/31/2010 2:21PM

    All positive changes. You will have so much more confidence going forward. We will be here to give you a emoticon to st you back on track if we need to! emoticon emoticon

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I Took a Night Off

Saturday, October 30, 2010

I was tired last night and my back was bugging me a little bit. So, I decided to get my pajamas on and wash up about 7 pm. By 8, I was laying on the couch watching tv. I think I fell asleep by 9:30 and slept through until about 5. It must have been what the doctor ordered. I woke up refreshed and ready to go. It's 8:10 and I've cleaned the kitchen, laundry room and bathroom. The garbage is out and the bottle returns are already in the van. Now to get my walk and shower, then off to run my errands. Why can't every day start off so well?

  
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KAMAPERRY 10/31/2010 11:29AM

    Good for you!

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NPA4LOSS 10/31/2010 3:35AM

    I fell behind and needed to catch up on your blogs. I love the great positive attitude. I hope that you can reapply for food stamps if something doesn't come soon. You might also try the Food Bank in your area. emoticon You are doing great!

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TYEASLEY 10/31/2010 1:14AM

    emoticon Good for you!

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CARRAND 10/30/2010 8:29PM

    You really needed that long sleep!

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SLIMMINJENN 10/30/2010 7:05PM

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DONNABRIGHT 10/30/2010 2:00PM

    I'd be thrilled to sleep that long straight through! Good for you.

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TESHIE4ME 10/30/2010 10:10AM

    You are my HERO!
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FITMARY 10/30/2010 8:43AM

    You listened to your body and that's a good thing! Your house must be as sparkly as you are today! Have fun this Saturday! emoticon

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VTSKIER805 10/30/2010 8:31AM

    Yes, time off here and there is great to recharge and reset our habits. Thanks for the reminder!

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JAZZYJAS 10/30/2010 8:14AM

    Sometimes taking it easy is what we need.

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Wishing I Was Younger

Friday, October 29, 2010

I always wish that I was still a little kid this time of year. Or, at least, I wish my children were still little. I always enjoyed Halloween.

  
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KAMAPERRY 10/31/2010 11:32AM

    Amen

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CARRAND 10/29/2010 8:21PM

    Yes, it was fun to trick or treat when I was a kid. There were kids in every house on the block. There just seem to be less kids around these days - at least in our neighborhood.

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The Powers That Be

Thursday, October 28, 2010

The supervisors at my temporary job were in frantic meetings today. They still debating on what and how the temporary workers should help them in their hour of need. The bad thing about the situation is they are blaming everyone but themselves. The good thing is that, either way, I figure they have about two weeks worth of money to finance us.

The bad thing about the good thing is that I will not have money coming in and the DHS has ended my food stamp allowance. I am surprisingly calm about the job situation. I will find something again somehow. I am determined to make this work.

  
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KAMAPERRY 10/29/2010 11:59AM

    Praying for you. emoticon

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TESHIE4ME 10/29/2010 7:40AM

    I'm going through a hard financial time right now, too. Been looking for a job, temporary or otherwise, for months to no avail. I totally understand how you feel. Praying for you!

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CARRAND 10/28/2010 8:57PM

    I hope it all works out for you. I'm sorry about the food stamp situation. People need to eat.

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SUNSET09 10/28/2010 7:31PM

  It is always good to look the situation in the eye. Pray about as I will too. You have such a good attitude about it all. Pray changes things! emoticon

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