Sunday, December 11, 2011

Baby steps


Things did not go the way I planned this past week. One in particular big expensive money bump in the road. Several thousands of dollars later and all is well, but it was not easy. I had to be a grown up and take care of adult responsibilities. It is hard to sometimes realize that you are it. You really are the one taking care of yourself. Somedays this comes as a big surprise to me even after all these years. My network is small. Slowly I work at growing that network. Trust is difficult, to put yourself out there to expose your heart to others. Today I had coffee with a group of women I'm learning to trust and like. It is a small step but big for me. When I was younger the friends I had were casual and fleeting but now I look for something deeper. There are fewer to love as we age and the importance of family and friends takes on more meaning. I hope you all treasure those close to you.

9 comments:

  1. oh, dear... these bumps in the road can be very discouraging, i know. may you continue to have the support you need for every step, expected and unexpected.

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  2. Yes, both the people we love and the time we have grow more precious and scarce with age. We have had a major unexpected expense as well recently - made me want to have someone to take care of me, for a moment. best wishes to you in growing trust, sus

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  3. Hi Sweetie,
    Money bumps are the worst. I've been there many times and I too didn't like having the be a "grown up" very much. I actually wanted to throw myself on the floor and kick and scream. OH... wait maybe I did do that! ha! But we always survive through the worst. I'm glad you are connecting with some nice people.
    Hugs,
    Holly

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  4. absolutely... and good on you for stretching... xox

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  5. Trust is difficult for me too. Maybe because of the pain from the previous experiences. Maybe it is just these bumps in the road that happen from time to time. But I prefer to be disappointed that not to try to trust at all.

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  6. thinking of you today... wishing you love and hope and all good things during this season.

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  7. Hello , Coming soon I hope its a nice rise in the road of cash!!
    xx
    julie

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