Wednesday, January 5, 2011

the crap line of my life ends now gosh darn it

So as I promised last June in my blog called Mental Toughness, here is the crap line of my life.

Without being dramatic or seeking pity, here's the crap line of my life. Let's start with the BEST day of my life....

Oct. 4, 2005 -> best day of my life - Mathew is born
Jan, 2006 -> my husband of 6 years says he's not happy. Why? he says, "I don't know."
Jun, 2006 -> my husband leaves us and wants a divorce
Oct. 2006 -> the husband who walked out on his family finally has his son sleepover for the first time
Nov. 2006 -> I travel to Hawaii for some needed healing (without Mathew)
Nov. 2006 -> Grand epiphany - "I'm grateful that he left me"
Dec. 2006 -> I discover that the husband has a live-in girlfriend and he finally filed the divorce paperwork (interesting timing)
Feb. 2007 -> my dog, Harley, bites another dog, leading to that dog's death
Mar 2007 -> lost the animal court case, fined for animal biting
June 2007 -> the divorce is finalized, my name is back
Aug 2007 -> the ex-husband tells me his girlfriend is 5 months pregnant
Sept. 2007 -> I vacation to Spain (without Mathew)
Oct. 2007 -> I met a guy, and started falling in love
Nov 2007 -> the ex-husband marries his now 8 month pregnant girlfriend in the courthouse
Dec. 2007 -> my boyfriend moves in with us (i know, i was quick)
Jun. 2008 -> got my first tattoo
Sep. 2008 -> my little brother, Philippe gets married
Sep. 2008 -> my boyfriend leaves us and doesn't look back
Sep. 2008 -> we find out my mother has cancer in her kidney
Nov. 4, 2008 -> my mom is cancer-free!
Jan. 2009 -> tried e-harmony. fail.
Feb. 2009 -> the ex-husband tells me he just bought a 5 bedroom house with a pool and asks to lower child support in the same conversation. Few days later, he asks me to stop communicating with his family
Feb. 2009 -> I have a new boss
Apr 2009 -> I make the hardest decision in my life. Harley is given up for adoption.
Aug 11, 2009 -> worst day of my life - my big brother, Robin passes away
Sept 2009 -> get my second tattoo in memory of my brother Robin
Nov 2009 -> the ex-husband tells me his wife is 8 months pregnant (only cause Mathew figured it out and told me)
Jan 2010 -> tried online dating again. fail.
Feb 2010 -> stopped paying my mortgage - I owe double the value of what my house is worth and want out of this past life.
Mar 2010 -> take Mathew to Canada to see snow
May 2010 -> get served, foreclosure lawsuit on my house (I have a short-sale contract pending)
May 2010 -> take week long vacation to Disney (mostly for me)
June 21, 2010 -> went sky diving for my brothers would be 40th birthday
August 2010 -> buyer for my short sale house withdraws contract
August 11, 2010 -> one year anniversary of my brother's death
Sept. 2010 -> work woes begin
Oct. 2010 -> Bear, our family dog passes away
Nov. 2010 -> Second buyer of my short sale declined meeting the Banks financial numbers.
Dec. 29, 2010 -> Third Buyer of my short sale house withdraws contract
Dec. 30, 2010 -> Visit the happiest place on Earth with Mathew (magic kingdom)

and now...
2011 -> the beginning of a new life line! =)


Holly Ruggiero said...

What a woefully stressful few years you have had, but I do believe in new beginning and new starts. I hope this is the day it starts for you.

sol said...

Yes, let's turn these woes into peace and joy!!! =)

although Holly, even with all these woeful years, I still can't complain, you know?! I have a beautiful healthy loving son, a job, a roof over my head, my family and friends, my health and my travels. life is good with the little moments! but still a little less stress would do me good!

Thanks for being a loyal reader, even if I'm so in and out on the blogosphere! Happy New Year to you!

insomniac ellen said...

yeah--life can be a shitstorm sometimes.

I won't bore you with my list of craptacularness. It's ri-donk-u-lous.

And I can't remember the last time I had a vacation--I barely have $$ to pay my rent, etc.

BUT--I am not in the midst of hurricanes, floods, earthquakes or any of those horrors.

So, count your blessings and you and Mathew rock on.

insomniac ellen said...

me again....
you are a beautiful strong woman. Your son sounds like an amazing little man.

And somewhere out there is a man who will appreciate you for who you are. Screw the ex.

septembermom said...

I love seeing your big smile as you hold Mathew in the pictures that you share here on the blog. You're an amazing woman with a strong, loving spirit. I know that more and more happiness awaits you. Thanks for being so honest and real with us here.

By the way, your ex never deserved you!

sol said...

thank you so much kelly! xoxo

Sara Louise said...

Sending your warm, happy New Years wishes to you :-)


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