An Anticipated Moment – An Unexpected Outcome

via Daily Prompt: Anticipate It all began with the post talking about my surgery and my "liquid diet."  That was so long ago, it seemed like.  I began a journey to my health, my true health.  I was given six months to see if I could make it all work so that the next phase, … Continue reading An Anticipated Moment – An Unexpected Outcome

Hearing Echoes

via Daily Prompt: Overcome All her life she felt like The Child Left Behind with her shiny and pressed school dress Everyone she knew from family to friends thought her sweet, loving, never apt to unkindness But what most did not realize was that she was bound, shackled to this image An image that brings to … Continue reading Hearing Echoes

Repairing the Shattered Pieces

via Daily Prompt: Elevate A divorced woman, looking to elevate her standing in the world By serving others, by being of use to her Higher Power as  she thought He deemed To guide others out of the hell of addiction as a counselor of addictions She thought her future looked bright; that her life was going … Continue reading Repairing the Shattered Pieces

Him

Long ago she thought he was her prince Tall, ingenious, handsome, romantic Adored her to the moon and back Swept her off of her feet; it was love at first sight Friends thought he was "a great guy"; exceptionally polite He made promises galore; he'd always take care of her She'd never want for anything; … Continue reading Him

Why?

Why am I writing?  Why do the "blog?" Good question.  I was looking around the "Blogging University" site and found some intriguing "lessons"  and thought I'd see what they had to teach.  This was one - Why do I blog to begin with?  Why write?  What's my purpose?  What is my true intention? It's having me really … Continue reading Why?

The Foundation Is Laid

Dignifyvia Daily Prompt: Dignify One week.  And what a week it has been for me! I learned so much about the company for whom I now work.  I've learned about patience - and that I still have to work on it.  I have also learned a great deal about what I've been missing for the past … Continue reading The Foundation Is Laid

A New Dawn For A Working Girl

After all of the self-doubt.  After all of the planning.  After all of the resume-writing. After all of the cold-calls. After all of the interviews. After all of the disappointments and heartaches, finally, we're here at last. Employed and on the job.  I made it. This is better than any natural solar eclipse.  I've been in the … Continue reading A New Dawn For A Working Girl

Musings

via Daily Prompt: Solitary "You got an offer..." Oh, how overjoyed I was when I heard those words!  I had been waiting for months for this change in my life - to go from a government-dependent non-working blob to someone I could look at in the mirror and say, "I'm doing something and FEEL I … Continue reading Musings

Finding the Glimmer of Hope…In A Suit

via Daily Prompt: Shimmer During my meeting with my hiring coach - that the Department of Employment and Economic Development grants through the Vocational Rehabilitation area - we were discussing the "hang-ups" I've been having in the interview process.  I get the list of "commonly asked questions" during an interview and I'm given the assignment … Continue reading Finding the Glimmer of Hope…In A Suit