I never got to say goodbye

Why so sad? This is a question I asked myself as I scrolled through emails. Emails about the upcoming Santa Shop, fundraisers, and blogging opportunities. All emails that I now have to reply, “thank you for the opportunity, I have to respectfully decline…”. I will be having a great day and then I’ll come across an email and I’ll find myself tearing up. I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s because I never got to say goodbye to my old self, my old life, I never received closure or a transition period, I was just thrown into this new, busy, often overwhelming and a bit chaotic at times life. I didn’t ask for this…

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How are you doing since the divorce?

“How are you doing since the divorce?”This is a question I receive a lot, which is awesome, it means people genuinely care and I appreciate and am thankful for their interest and concern. That said, I have to be honest, the first thing I say is, “well, technically, we are still married and working through the divorce process”. This is something married individuals who aren’t familiar with the divorce process don’t realize, which again, is awesome. I’m so grateful that most of my friends and family are not familiar with the divorce process. Once we get beyond that I share the fact that I am working at Northwest Ohio Classical Academy. Then express the joy I’ve found and how welcoming and amazing the faculty and staff have been. And they really have…

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