Wednesday, July 10, 2013

"Jeopardy" and my Mother


When my ex-husband's insane abusive alcoholic tendencies destroyed any semblance of financial security, my daughters and I were forced to move in with my mother. She was generous enough to take us in and give 100% of her time and energy to making our transition back to life as easy as possible for all of us.

She will never know how much I appreciate it, how grateful I am, and how much I love and admire her.

As our time with her is quickly drawing to a close and we're getting ready to move to our new home (and, you know, that getting married thing), I find that I'm cherishing every second with my mother.

We watch "Jeopardy" together every night. I find myself tearing up at the very theme music; the slightest glimpse of Alex Trebek chokes me up.

We've added "Wheel of Fortune" to our evening TV date tonight.

I'm writing this so I don't cry...

4 comments:

  1. I'm glad you have the blessing of your mom to get you through this. Sending good vibes your way...

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  2. I have been working long hours for a long time - about a year now. Have not been checking blogs or blogging like I did. I always enjoyed reading your blog. But I never knew you this about your past. You have a wonderful family support, cherish it. Be willing to shed those tears, there is nothing wrong showing true emotions as solid as yours.

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  3. It is often the small things we do with our mothers that mean the most. I'm sure she is excited for this next chapter in your life.

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  4. It is the little things! Glad your mother is helping you out!!

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