Thus the reason for the blog title

11 06 2010

“Bite Me”

That has been my trademark saying for years.  Ask my friends, they’ll tell you.

I even had a custom necklace made by my wonderful friend Stacy, as you can see in the image above.

I had another friend, make me a display saying that says “Bite Me”

So this is who I am.

You don’t like it?

You can BITE ME. (insert a very cheesy ass sarcastic grin)

I’m doing things on my own now.

I have friends.

I’m putting the word out there that if they know of anyone getting rid of this or that, give me a call, I may want it.

You got extra paint?  I need neutral colors.  A friend of mine told me she has 3 gallons of a neutral color I can have.

My neighbor?  We saw him weed whacking the edge of the lawn for me this evening and I didn’t even ask him to do it!  (I’m going to have to leave him some cookies as a thank you)

I have a friend who’s going to have his employees fix my back fence for me all I have to do is pay for the lumber.

OMG, I am SOOOOO friggin grateful to ALL of my friends and family, for just being there for me.  For helping me get through this.  To support me, even just by listening to me vent or give me the encouragement to know that I can do this.

I truly do love you all.

Of course there is one person who is missing in all of this.

My mom.  How I do miss her.

I talked with my sister last night about this and how it’s just not the same anymore.  Yes, we go about our daily lives and all, but when events happen in our lives and she’s not there, we truly miss her.  We miss the love and support she gave us.  Yes, other friends and family can be there for us, but it’s not the same.  It never will be.  And that’s not to say anything bad against our friends and family, it’s just different.  And only my sisters would know what I mean.


Well, not fully yet….

10 06 2010

…..but it’s a start.

I’m starting a new chapter in my life.  One where I’m taking control of me and my destiny.

It’s going to be a long hard road, but I know I can do it.  I have the support of my family and friends and with the help of my therapist, the confidence to guide me through it.

Life, as I’ve seen it in the past will not be the same, I think.

So many plans, so many ideas, I need to write them down.

So here’s my “honey do” list for ME.

  • Empty out the other sides of the closets
  • Purge the hall closet
  • Purge the bedrooms
  • Purge the craft/scrapbook/computer room
  • Purge the kitchen & dining room
  • Put the elliptical on Craigslist
  • Go through the shed and purge that
  • Organize the closets, under the bathroom sinks, china cabinet, etc.
  • Have a garage sale
  • Landscape the back and front yards
  • Get the fence fixed
  • Do a Spring/Summer cleaning
  • Re-open my etsy store
  • Take some of my photos and open up my 2nd etsy store
  • Get in shape
  • Paint the living room/hallway/kitchen
  • Frame the mirror in the living room
  • Replace the mantle
  • Get new curtains

Okay, wow, I think I need to stop for now, that is going to take me a VERY long time to do all of this!  I think I’m going to have to have my children help me on some of this, LOL!!

One day at a time.

Baby steps.

Now that I’ve got list done of what I want to get done, I just need to start doing it.  One day at a time, try and do something to get that list going.

But I will do it.

I come from a long line of strong women, and I know I have it in my blood to do it as well.