We are officially out of foreclosure now. Hallelujah! And I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. I can’t speak for everyone else who has been in our shoes, but I can say for sure that the last four years were eye opening for me, and they seriously changed me. I am certainly a different […]
Today was a great f*cking day.
Three years ago we were about halfway down the financial oblivion hole. It had been about a year since we were making enough money to cover our expenses, we had just filed for bankruptcy, and I couldn’t imagine things getting worse. It was around this time that I really started being open about our financial […]
Do You Know What Your Monthly Expenses Are?
I hear from a lot of people who are struggling financially. And as you know, we are just coming off of a four year period where we almost lost our house and were on the verge of losing everything. Digging ourselves out of that hole has been one of the hardest things we’ve ever done. […]
Exactly one year ago today my husband had a serious boogie boarding accident while we were on vacation in North Carolina. It was another bullet item on the list of significant setbacks we had experienced in the last four years. There was the bankruptcy. Total knee replacement surgery. Which put my husband out of work. […]
Marriage Is F*cking Hard.
Marriage is the hardest thing I have ever done in my entire life. It is so fucking hard. And two days ago, I was ready to be done. Because I’m tired. I’m tired of rehashing the same shit over and over. I’m tired of feeling like I’m failing. I’m tired of working on one thing […]
22 Lessons I Learned When We Almost Lost Everything
If you’ve been around here a while, you know that the past few years have been financial hell for my family. Three years ago we had to file for bankruptcy. Two and a half years ago foreclosure proceedings started on our house. Two years ago we went on food stamps. Things got worse from there. Things […]