03 March 2009

Today is Square Root Day

3/3/9 = Square Root Day

Also, today is my mom's birthday!

Also, today I got divorced.

I assumed that everyone (ya know, my zillions of followers) knew I might be getting a divorce when I wrote this post back in September. And posted this photo of myself crying, and this photo of me in the corner, and this photo - among others.

Based on a decent number of messages I received today, apparently not many people knew I was working on a divorce. Which leads me to believe that most of you probably don't realize that it was my second marriage.

I was married to Travis for five years before I ever even knew James existed.
Day 144: This is my first husband, Travis
Trav and I are still great friends, have nothing but love between us, and wish nothing but the best for each other. I've known him for at least 22 years.

I digress.

But that's what the September post led up to - today's divorce. In September, I suddenly disappeared and went into hiding for a month. Wow, that was craziness. Not even my parents knew where I was. During that time, I kinda-sorta lost my mind a bit - and got dangerously skinny. But my wits came back and I started to be less crazy, or whatever you want to call it. Think rationally - that's a good way to word it. During this difficult time in my life, I realized there are A LOT of people who love me and were worried about me before I even realized there was a problem.

I've kept up with my self-portrait project (minus those days I lost between Kim and my Gramma Sue). I've learned a lot about myself in these last 265 days -- I went from spending a lot of time alone, or alone with James. Gradually, I began spending more and more time with my family and friends -- just like I had during the years before. Life has changed a lot for me during the last 265 days and I have no clue what the future holds.

Everyday, something unexpected happens.

That's cool.

Oh and one last thing...

So today I felt all great about myself - wore my favorite skirt. Of course, after court the zipper broke and I couldn't get my skirt off. Jay fixed it (sorta).

Figures.

Like I said, everyday something unexpected happens.

Cool.

Day 265: Jay is one of my best friends
This is Jay.

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Listening to: Amy Winehouse - You Know I'm No Good
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7 comments:

  1. I'm sorry about everything you've been through the past few months. I'm glad that everything worked out for you today.

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  2. Hey I'm glad everything went well. We should get together sometime and have a drink or something.

    I was going to leave a comment about your ankle picture, but I guess the comments are disabled. That part of your ankle is your medial malleolus of your tibia.

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  3. So glad to see a smile on your face! I wish you all the happiness you can find.

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  4. Oooh, happy happy happy dance going on over here for you!

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  5. 'm just grinnin at that last pic..

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  6. Hello my friend, hugs from Italy :)

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