Circe Elliot

@circe-elliot

Active 5 days, 14 hours ago
Just going to put this here as a bit of journaling to myself. This week I am at our timeshare. Of course many memories of when we both enjoyed this together. BUT, the point of this post is a revelation that struck me at the jacuzzi this morning. Whenever WAS was in public I remember feeling ‘guarded’. I never knew if he was going to be […] View
  • Just going to put this here as a bit of journaling to myself. This week I am at our timeshare. Of course many memories of when we both enjoyed this together. BUT, the point of this post is a revelation that struck me at the jacuzzi this morning. Whenever WAS was in public I remember feeling ‘guarded’. I never knew if he was going to be a…[Read more]

    • That is a great step forward! I know that feeling exactly. So often after divorce, we just remember those times they were charming and agreeable … and forget the times they embarrassed us or made us feel terrible on the way home, or ruined the occasion for every one. That is real progress when you are realistic about how one-sided your…[Read more]

  • The negative thoughts are provoked by past experiences…. positive thoughts can be infused by looking ahead to the future. It helps me when I remind myself that I want to keep moving forward (moving on) with my life. Baby steps and , yes, some (lots of) stumbling. It can be so hard to imagine a new life with half of the old being…[Read more]

  • Circe Elliot posted a new activity comment 4 months ago

    This morning was 180 degrees from the now. Started with a stunner (bad) and throughout the day met and made 3 new friends with two girl dates coming up this week. Started an online Spanish class. Getting out and moving is my tonic. A little bit tough as I’m an introvert but I’m doing it.
    Thank you for checking on me.

  • Living my life in pain and sadness is no longer an option. I commit to starting each day with grace, dignity, strength and love. I will eat healthy food, I will keep in touch with my loved ones, I will stay active and I will try many new things.

  • Circe Elliot posted an update 4 months ago

    @ambivert Please let us know how you are doing now. I pray that you are doing well.

    • This morning was 180 degrees from the now. Started with a stunner (bad) and throughout the day met and made 3 new friends with two girl dates coming up this week. Started an online Spanish class. Getting out and moving is my tonic. A little bit tough as I’m an introvert but I’m doing it.
      Thank you for checking on me.

  • Circe Elliot posted a new activity comment 4 months ago

    That is a great idea! Bonus…I have friends in Kansas.

  • Circe Elliot posted a new activity comment 4 months, 1 week ago

    God knows we tried…..too too long. Thanks for this lifeline!