This is my story. The words and feelings expressed here are mine and mine alone, though at times I will speak for my children as well, knowing it is because they cannot speak for themselves. Yet.
On March 30, 2009, I stopped trying to save my marriage and decided to save myself and my children. With the help of a friend, I loaded the kids and a few possessions into my car and drove away from the cycle of abuse that had become my life.
This blog may chronicle some of the events leading up to that day, but my focus will be on the aftermath....the life after I started over. Reinventing my life as a single mother, my return to school, dating and the world as I know it after leaving my marriage behind are likely to be the biggest topics here. Some days I will muck through the ugly stuff. Others I will talk about motherhood, or the freedom that has come with my new beginning.
Some of this stuff might make us cry. Some is guaranteed to make you laugh...but it's all going to be honest. The real dirt on this new life of mine is here to be add. Judge cautiously, comment freely (but preferably kindly).
Call me Rose.