how we got here

sometimes i forget how i got here.  and sometimes i forget where ‘here’ is.  so, i’ve written it down so you will know and i will have a place to look when memory or reasons why fail me.

heard a song

lost some weight

embraced the fear

found my voice

wrote some letters

broke a heart

packed my stuff

drove a lot

sat on the beach

answered an ad

wrote some letters

made a call

laughed

kissed

cried

kissed

talked

kissed

played scrabble

kissed

went to disneyland

kissed

met the girls

laughed

fell in like

kissed

cooked (well, ate…)

laughed

embraced the fear

fell in love

lived out of a bag

gained the weight back

created a family

survived, ‘you’re not my mom!’

became not.the.mom

moved in