After D-Day number two a group of friends from church gifted me an in-home massage. It took some time, due to an injury, but I was able to enjoy that massage yesterday. The woman who gave me the massage so happens to be a dear friend, a mentor, and one of the few people outside … Continue reading His Spoken Word
Red lipstick, and big earrings. In some ways, those are trademarks of mine. They're something I've become notorious for. When I choose not to wear them, it is mentioned. It didn't always used to be that way. I was a tomboy. A quick pony tail, and slightly baggy clothes were all I was comfortable in. … Continue reading My earrings, and their connection to adultery.
At what point do you finally claim "we're healed"? Is it a time period that goes by, where no thoughts of the betrayal cross your mind? Is it a vow renewal? Is it that magical 18-24 months that some psychologists and experts claim it takes to heal from infidelity trauma? What does it even mean … Continue reading Marriage, redeemed.
One week left. That's all we have to go. We started this relatively intense infidelity recovery program 12 weeks ago. Frankly, I'm tired. It has been good. We've dug into issues such as triggers, the "why", forgiveness, old habits, old hurts, and so much more. We've joined in weekly conference calls with others, also walking … Continue reading One week left
We went out of town this past weekend. It was a quick trip, only a day and a half. A bit of a whirlwind. My kids love traveling with their daddy when he has to go somewhere for work. Being homeschoolers, we're always on the hunt for a good field trip. A zoo, a local … Continue reading I spent a little time, forgetting.
This past week has been a wild one. My emotions, unstable. My sleep, sporadic. My dreams, terrible. There were days I was an emotional mess. I could't quite figure it out. What was going on? And, then I remembered. My wedding anniversary was coming. I realized that my body, and mind were struggling. "The body … Continue reading Twelve Plus One
I have had a lot of thoughts swirling around in my mind recently. I keep a running list of thoughts, and topics that I want to write about to fully elaborate on. Oftentimes, I'll have a thought and it's only fully fleshed out when I can start to write. Rarely do I have all of … Continue reading An unrelated trigger