Positive Steps Forward
By cortneygalster on May 14, 2014
Today’s my first day completely alone. Monday Rick was home and yesterday Ricky was here…but today it’s just me and the dogs. It’s so weird – I am literally never by myself with nowhere to be and no real deadlines in front of me. The house is so quiet. I’m glad that I have a lot of things that I do need to take care of, otherwise I know this would be really, really bad – to sit here, free to just wallow in my grief. Yes, that would not be a positive step forward.
I’m all about that right now: positive steps forward. When we were thrown onto this road a week ago, I was completely incapacitated to do anything but try and wrap my brain around what was going on. Two days later, when Addison was born, I still wasn’t there. But I realized that I was facing a fork in the road: either I could allow myself to become a miserable, bitter person and wallow in my pain or I could try to figure this situation out, then figure out our life, then figure out how something –anything – positive could come out of Addison’s existence...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project
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