I Had a Reality Check

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    After a pretty heated confrontation I had with

    my mother, I had come to a realization that I have become pretty self-centered. I never considered others feelings around me as much as I should of but instead ive become so distracted by my own issues and life and ive been so focused on making things right for me. Its almost...
    cherryarie1 cherryarie1
    18-21, F
    Nov 19, 2014

    I Needed to Re-think My Plan.

    I've had a few days to think about some things regarding my son and I remembered that he'd made the comment that if he hadn't lost his job at the theater he wouldn't be here, as in living with me.  That means he isn't motivated to join the Army in order to have a secure...
    Comprehensive2 Comprehensive2
    31-35
    Nov 20, 2007

    This weekend made my eyes open wider

    than I knew they could! Life has a way of hitting you with a stupid stick when you least spect it!! Feeling crazy and thinking of ways to make a positive change!!
    Froggy420 Froggy420
    31-35, F
    Jul 20, 2014

    A Mother Without A Mother

    Six months later, it was a cold spring day. A grey sky, full clouds and would eventually flurry while the boys were on the field. An early spring snow shower early in the morning. I had planned to make a nice champagne breakfast on the field for all the mothers to celebrate. I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 5, 2011

    Fair Weather Friends

    Several years ago there was this organization dinner you see. Not that abnormal, organizations have dinners all the time, although it was odd for this group. This group had, for various reasons I will not go into, not held a dinner in many years. Never the less a dinner was...
    outercalm outercalm
    51-55, M
    11 Responses May 3, 2011

    Groceries For A Week In 3 Different Countries

    Bhutan. (Notice all of the fresh produce and whole grains, hardly anything packaged. It feeds a family of 13!)The United States. (Look at all that processed junk food for a family of 4. My god.)Chad. (THIS was my reality check. Look how little food is supposed to keep 6 people...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 29, 2012
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