Monthly Archives: November 2013

aspirin … or not

Today we were going somewhere and I had a headache.  As I was driving, I was rubbing the back of my head because it was tender and sore. My husband asked me if my head hurt.  I told him, yes, … Continue reading

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I wish you a wonderful Thanksgiving

I just put a twenty-five pound turkey in the oven! I want to wish you all a wonderful Thanksgiving. My sister and her husband and their four children arrived about noon yesterday.  My younger daughter and my sister spent all … Continue reading

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It is what it is

Two years ago this month, I started this blog to spare my brother.  In 2011, I had a VERY hard year emotionally and I found myself calling my brother a LOT to cry on his shoulder.  My brother is kind … Continue reading

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(don’t know what to call this one)

Tonight I told my husband that I didn’t like my life, that sometimes I wanted to kill myself because I couldn’t stand my life. He asked what I didn’t like. I tried to explain that everything was empty, that I … Continue reading

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woke up depressed

I woke up depressed this morning. Not the deepest, darkest, horrible rolling black clouds of depression that I sometimes wake up with. But just that empty, bleak feeling that everything will always be a struggle, that nothing will ever be … Continue reading

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vehicle registration

Weeks ago, when he was telling me all the things I had to pay for (see post), he said I had to pay to get the van inspected and to pay for the vehicle registration renewal. So, I took the … Continue reading

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yeah, whatever

Tonight I asked him to sleep in the living room. He was quiet for a long time.  Then he asked, Why? I told him that I thought I might sleep better.  (I’ve been having trouble sleeping.) He said the sofa … Continue reading

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Passive Aggressive 101

mourning light found this one for us.

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wise advice…

This comment was left on one of my posts (see post) by sad. “Passive aggressive men can not love, how else can anyone explain the emotional roller coaster they place their spouses into? They are damaged, they are not normal, … Continue reading

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empty inside

I feel so empty inside.  My heart hurts, longing to love and to be loved. My body aches, wanting so badly to be touched, to be held, to make love. My husband has been being nothing but kind since he … Continue reading

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