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Re-Writing Motherhood · 7M ago

When One Door Closes...

Today I moved out of my apartment. Which means, today also marks the end of that in-limbo phase of my life--that rootless, post-divorce, what-the-fuck-am-I-going-to-do-now period. Oh sure, t...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 1Y ago

A Year In Review - 2015 Self Reflection

Every year I try to write a self reflection, and some years are certainly easier than others. This one is going to be really hard. 2015 represents the rock bottom low point of my life. I don...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 1Y ago

New Beginning

Last night I found out the the judge finally signed off on my divorce.I'm officially an ex-wife. I told a few friends, and invariably they all asked how I was feeling about it. I have mixed ...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 1Y ago

Attachment

I've been thinking a lot lately, and that's always dangerous. I will readily admit I spend way too much time in my head thinking about the past, imagining the future, and generally torturing...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 1Y ago

Changing Course

Welcome to the world of Brittany 3.0. *sigh*I put in my notice at work today. It wasn't because I didn't like my job. I did. And I loved my co-workers. I even loved the insanity and absurdit...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 1Y ago

How I Am

One of the hardest things for me to put into words lately has been a satisfactory answer to that little question."How are you?"Some people follow that up with "You seem great!" or "But you'r...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 1Y ago

Hello and Goodbye

It hasn't been the best couple of weeks. I don't do well with change and life upheaval, and after throwing a grenade on my life (cue some dramatic movie music and spectacular cinematography ...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 1Y ago

Hard Things

I haven't written a blog in months, and I apologize. My life went off the rails a bit there. It went something like this:1. Decided to get a divorce.2. Got a full time job.3.Moved out of my ...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 7M ago

Point of Entry

     I wrote this about a month ago:      I haven't written anything for my novel in months. I'm stuck on a chapter and just can't see my way through it. My characters keep me awake at night...
Re-Writing Motherhood · 7M ago

Trip to NYC

     In an earlier blog, I wrote that we were planning to take the boys on a New York City adventure. Besides our hotel room, we had no plan whatsoever, and I predicted that it might go abou...