Category Archives: divorce

BEAUTY FOR ASHES; AS TOLD BY MOANA

  Let me start by saying that the only things I have successfully kept alive are my three children. You may have heard that I guilted myself into getting two cats for my youngest.  I am truly afraid that when … Continue reading

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Why God Hates Divorce and Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs; As It Pertains To The Single Parent

I stayed in a difficult marriage (to put it mildly) for 23 years because I knew God hated divorce. When I finally had the courage to get divorced, I interpreted that as God hated me. It kind of felt like … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful…oh shut up!

I am writing this from a balcony overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. I know, its pretty obnoxious. I’m sorry. It’s been an amazing Christmas break with my boys. It doesn’t really feel like Christmas because it’s 85  degrees and we are … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Fatherless

It’s everywhere. Every Facebook post is a tribute to an amazing dad. I can’t read anymore.  I turn on the news and the roundtable is  taking  turns sharing what their dad taught them and how it led to their success. … Continue reading

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50 Shades of Depressing…

I get it, I am not the first person to turn fifty. Get over it. But, I am not going to lie, I did not handle it well.  My mind and emotions immediately went to the negative.  I’m old.  I’m … Continue reading

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Why didn’t I get to be on the divorce diet?

I ran into an old friend the other day.  She looked amazing!  As someone in the fitness industry, I am always curious as to how people have achieved their weight loss. You never know who has discovered the next best … Continue reading

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