Reality Checks & Balances

This weekend I had a much needed reality check to balance things out.  Last month marked 2 years of the estrangement with my mother, my brother and his wife.   I’m feeling more acceptance of it, though I  still feel some flares of anger over it.  Fortunately, the sadness I felt over it from November-April seems to have abated and I’m functioning a lot better.  I’m not sure why,  but I have an easier time being angry than being sad.  My guess would be it has something to do with power vs. powerlessness.    This weekend I had a flare up of the anger.  Normally, I save my rants and vents for here and keep Facebook light with things about coffee, commuting and the weather.  Continue reading “Reality Checks & Balances”