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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

I am back...from PEI to Halifax and then to CApe Breton and back, should have been quite a trip, but let's say it was an experience, but not all good. We arrived safely and the highlight was a trip to a live theatre of "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas". I went there with my cousin and my niece and the entertainment was excellent, I did take offence at the language but I should have known with the title..

I got to spend 2 nites with my best friend of 50 years, we got to really talk and helped each other understand how our mothers treat us and the family dynamics we each are dealing with. We drank a bottle of champagne one nite and stayed up talking till 1am.

I spent another afternoon at the locker with ex trying to find stuff like my winter stuff etc. It was heart-breaking.

I got to spend an evening with my uncle and aunt again. Sis called at 7:01 am to get up and by 7:20 she called and she was there to pick me up. We were on the road travelling by 7:35.

After we got back, my sis confronted me about my mother "supposedly" wants me to help her out by a couple hundred dollars a month. So, it's been rough. Many people I have been in contact with here can't believe I am not being paid for being here to help out my mother and though I wasn't expecting to be paid, -(but it seems very excessive that I am now expected to pay up - (Several years ago I was working as a live-in and the job was a whole lot easier than here and I got $1900 a month).

It's been a very rough week..... today I spent time with 2 friends and it was very good for me. My other sis arrived tonite and they're all gone out to Bingo, so I have time alone, just talking on the phone.

THe big plus is that I checked in with my weight on Mon. and I was only up .4 of a lb... 189.8!! For the food and treats I had, that was great...

I feel a big confrontation coming up - but I can't live like this.

Oh, and also had a couple hr. conversation with ex the other nite and finally he told me, "Maybe I should walk away", so finally, maybe now I can move ahead and get on with my life. It's certainly time.
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MOMMA_BEAR_69 11/25/2012 11:15PM

    It sounds like you have a hard task ahead of you...making them understand while still trying to be nice but very precise and clear about the situation. Glad to see that you are seeing positives in your day too. Praying for you that everything works out in your best interest and you will be able to get on with your life... You need to do what is best for you!!!
Blessings and hugs,
Helen.

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OTCHERI 11/22/2012 12:41AM

    It's hard when it builds and builds. Hopefully when the confrontation comes, your tongue will be agile, your mind nimble, and your heart kind. It's such a hard line to hold to, telling enough truth so that you are understood, but holding back the harsher statements so that your message isn't lost in the anger. Good luck.

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TERRI289 11/21/2012 8:52PM

    It all sounds so hard...I am sorry. So glad that you are finding good moments in each day. Not always easy...

Good luck with getting things on the table...doesn't souind easy but it sounds almost mandatory.

STay strong,,, emoticon emoticon

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