Saturday, 15 July 2017

Once Again

It's been so long that I don't really know where to begin. A lot has changed since I left this place. Once again, I find myself if a place where life as I know it has been turned on it's head.

When we moved back to the US and settled in South Florida we thought it was for good. We craved a stable environment for our little girls. We wanted them to have the life we did growing up; living in the same house and growing up knowing everyone in town. We were done with adventure and were craving some "normal."

Then in January the hubby was laid off. Job was dissolved, they closed his office down. Just like that with no warning. One day he had over 20 years with the same company (that had been so very good to us over the years) the next day he was unemployed. Bam!

Everything we had known was suddenly gone. A harsh reminder that life really can change in an instant.

Of course we have been through much worse. I mean, at least no one died this time. And yet it's still a loss. The loss of a career and a direction.

Losing all the plans we had made for our future.


Once again we find ourselves at the whim of something out of our control.

Once again we have to pick up the pieces and begin again.

Once again we are starting over and venturing into the unknown.

Once again the future is uncertain and scary.

Once again I am hoping to find my way out of this dark place and come back into the light.


  1. I'm sorry for this loss and the stress and uncertainty it has caused. I wish you lots of luck in whatever adventures come next.

  2. I am so sorry. Losing your job is always hard and I would imagine even harder after such a long time with the same employer.

    Here's hoping that your husband finds a new position that eventually leaves him feeling like this was a blessing in disguise. In the meantime, wishing you peace.

  3. That does sound incredibly stressful. Sometimes I feel like what we've already survived has increased my resilience and made me stronger, and sometimes I feel like it has diminished my capacity for dealing with other stresses! I hope you find your inner strength and know that you can create a happy and stable childhood for your kids, even with unexpected twists in the plan.

  4. Oh my goodness! Such a tremendous unsettling loss to deal with. My heart and prayers go out to you!

  5. That is very stressful.

    Are you working too? How easy is it for your husband to switch?

    Hoping things improve quickly for you all.

  6. I'm sorry to hear that. I hope that he will find something soon.