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Post Election 2016

I had to go home from work yesterday because I started crying during Hillary's (and then Obama's) speech. In a government office where CNN is constantly on, I couldn't escape it. I cried for my sister, who (due to pre-exisiting conditions) will probably lose her health care in the coming months, if Obamacare is repealed.… Continue reading Post Election 2016

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Dooby

*Note: my apologies up front for this long, raw, post. I had to get it out. You may hate me after reading this. When Rooferman and I first got together, I gave him a dog. My gay friend's hairdresser told me about a pit bull that a single mom was being forced to get rid of.… Continue reading Dooby

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Bitterness

Hey everyone. I woke up every day this week thinking it was Sunday, so now that I'm actually facing returning to work tomorrow, I finally feel normal*. *Indication number one that you have no life. There are three posts I really want to write. Obviously, since this has become my new obsession, they will be on some Single Parent… Continue reading Bitterness

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Steady

Rooferman tried to weasel me out of more time last night. He called 30 minutes before I was to pick up LB, saying they were at a restaurant and they just barely got their food, so it would be really nice if we could keep her a little longer.  Just barely? It was 7:00 pm.… Continue reading Steady

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Do it yourself Divorce

Last night I went to the Pro Se Divorce Clinic sponsored by the Women's Resource Center. I was nervous. I don't know why. I guess I don't have much faith in the court system, having seen a lot of friends go through legal agony and eventually losing. Even though Rooferman and I never actually took the vows,… Continue reading Do it yourself Divorce