A Very Unpleasant Easter

I was in the kitchen making up the peanut butter pie for Easter dinner. It was 9pm and the house was quiet. I love cooking so right about then I was in my happy space. Kids were home, in their rooms and I was making a huge family dinner. It did not get better than... Continue Reading →

Why, just why?

Today M1 decided after being away from the house for a week and a half that I should allow her friend to move in with her into my home. When I tried to explain the stupidity behind letting a stranger move in with us, she went from almost pleasant to psychotic in just a few... Continue Reading →

My Place in this Mess

I realize that my role in M1's life is emotional whipping post. Tonight after several extremely rude messages from her and cruel expletives I called her on the phone to talk to her about her clear issue with me at this point. She told me I am the only abusive relationship she has in her... Continue Reading →

Anyone want to tag in????

This week has been hades on wheels, let me explain how the whole thing unfolded. Tuesday I am making dinner and M1 comes up the stairs, thrusts a cell phone  in my face and tells me "You are wrong I can move out at 17 and here is the proof. I am moving in with... Continue Reading →

Facing my reality

I think I may have mentioned before the M1 is diagnosed with Reactive Attachment Disorder. While the struggle is very real and very hard I often lie to myself about how bad it really is living with it day in and out. Let me clarify On Monday I ask her where her homework is. She... Continue Reading →

The Slippery Slope

If I said my life was spinning way out of control right now I think it would be accurate. I am not sure you would see it if you were looking in on me but if you were my cubicle mate or my shadow you would see it for sure. Yes I share a cubicle... Continue Reading →

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