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Thursday, August 20, 2009

New

Almost everything life right now is new. Bright, shiny, new...isn't that grand? New job (been there 2 months, maybe not so new), new lifestyle (single mom), new school (college online) and a few other 'new's. One for sure is that the kids and I are moving into our own place next month and the kids are starting private school on Monday.

I'm on top of the world right now, stressed and getting stuff done continously, feeling behind but still approaching everything with a smile and confidence that it will all get done. I've dated which has had its ups and downs, met some fabulous people and been able to let my hair down a little and have some fun. I think I forgot how to do that for the longest time and I'm making up some of that lost time.

My first term in college is almost over, I'm in Week 7 of 8 weeks and next is Algebra and Business Computer Skills. I picked out a new mattress yesterday and in the next couple of weeks, all of our stuff will be moved from my parents' house and our rented storage unit to our own apartment. I can't wait. To walk around in my own space, to be able to spend time with the kids without interference (did I just say that).

I haven't really had a chance to cook in the last 5 months, so that will be interesting, especially with my budget. Can you say rice and beans? Lol. Life is good and getting better every day.

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9 comments:

jonnia said...

So glad to hear the joy in your post! You've been on my mind and in my prayers as you've shared some of your life here. Reading this gave me the biggest smile!

Anonymous said...

I am so glad for you! Do you still recommend Total Money Makeover? I know you have mentioned this book in other posts.

christinemm said...

Glad to hear you are doing great!

Alycia in Va. said...

Love the new photo...you look so...HAPPY.

Louise said...

Great to hear your updates and it all sounds so promising! Well done and prayers for your continued strength xxx

Debbie said...

Jessica,
Sounds like life and spiritualy your growing every more. I've been following you new life. Always keeping your family in my prayers to. Keep your faith going strong.

From one single mom to another. You can do it.

Debbie

G said...

Glad to hear all is going well - and congrats on the new apartment! Keep moving forward - you are doing a fantastic job.

Jennefer said...

We've become quite the bean fans around here, too! Email if you need a few good recipes. I've been collecting them. :)

Glad to see things are going so well. You are thought of often!

Jen

John and Marsha said...

A place of your very own! How exciting!! I'm sure this newest change will be the easiest one yet.