Tag Archives: Friends

Traveling Alone

I LOVE traveling alone.  This doesn’t mean that I like being alone when I travel.  To me there is a big difference. I’m currently on a trip with a friend.  I’ll be vacationing for three weeks; she goes home after the first week.  And, I’m actually looking forward to her leaving.  It’s not because I […]

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Feeling Disappointed

I invited a bunch of friends over to “kick me out of the country” since I leave on my grand adventure exactly one week from today.  I wanted to see my friends one more time before I left.  I’ll miss all of them along with my family and my furry kids (Kinley and Aker).  I […]

Helping When You Don’t Understand

I have a friend that struggles with depression.  She recently had to take a leave of absence from work because of it.  A recent text message exchange with her reveled that she has mixed state bipolar.  I hardly understand bipolar and definitely do not understand mixed state bipolar.  From what I’ve found on Wikipedia it […]

Unhelpful Advice

This past week was frustrating.  I’ve had knee issues for a very long time…long enough to have six knee surgeries (five on my left knee and the last three have been back to back).  Needless to say both my surgeon and I are running out of options. The latest issue was my knee locking up […]

Asking For Help

Being single means I have no shortage of times when I need help for one thing or another.  The big problem…I HATE ASKING FOR HELP.  I know some people think I don’t ask for help because I don’t want to appear “weak”.  That is not the case at all.  Don’t get me wrong…I have other […]