Lesson: When a good part of your life revolves around talking about where you are going to move away to someday, there are people listening. People that are at points in THEIR lives where they can take action instead of just talk-talk-talking about it.
|Richmond, VA- The city that is stealing my child|
It’s no secret that I had a hard time when Jessi went off to college. But now she is REALLY LEAVING! Like, ’12 hours away’ leaving. Like, ‘have to fly there’ leaving. Like, ‘requires several days off’ to visit leaving.
I am NOT handling it well. At all.
Friday I spent the day crying. All. Day. (It didn’t help that I also binge-watched the Kid’s Baking Championship and when those little kidlets get crying…. damn… that show is ROUGH!) Then I drank some Rum. OK, more than some.
Saturday I got pissed off and spent the day angry. “Who the hell does she think she is!!?” “She just texted me wanting me to bring her allergy meds at work, but she is going to move 12 hours way!!??? WHAT THE FUCK!!!??” “She spent her whole life being my buddy and getting me all attached to her and now can just go to seeing me like twice a year and not even care!!!??? BITCH!”
Then I googled “my child is moving away” and found that there are a LOT of message boards with mommies JUST LIKE ME! I got that little gem that I posted yesterday from that board— clearly I was not quite ready to receive it LOL. Another gem that stuck with me was…