November 17, 2017

Once in a while I feel like writing a love note to my ex, and now is one of those times. This may be because I feel like killing him so much of the time, so when I feel love, I want to sing it out to everyone. He has an incredible power that he just doesn’t even realiz...

November 13, 2017

I’m in the airport, early for a change, waiting to fly back home. Just spent three days visiting my oldest at college for family weekend. I hadn’t seen him since August-the longest two and half months of my life, and the shortest three days. Oh, I love that kid!


September 30, 2017

"Awareness is like the sun. When it shines on things, they are transformed."  --Thich Nhat Hanh

Most of us can probably agree that self awareness can bring a needed sense of peace after enduring life altering and traumatic events such as divorce. What isn’t often discus...

September 1, 2017

One of the hardest things I faced during my divorce was being stripped of all sense of control. It didn’t hit until about the second year after my separation, or Second Year Hell (SYH) as I like to call it in hindsight. I held onto the illusion of control for as long a...

August 24, 2017

In my mid twenties I was having dinner with a friend I’d known for a few years and had a fairly close relationship. I decided to open up to her about some mental illness in my family and how it related to my childhood. I prefaced it with, “I hope you don’t think differ...

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I’m Zoe. I’m a mother and I’m divorced. Along the journey I’ve gotten degrees and certifications (bleh), I’ve been a personal trainer, marketer, consultant, nutritional coach, dating coach, writer, runner, cook, the list goes on. In all I've had varying degrees of success, but I've got the parenting and divorce down pat (ha)!


Relationships aren’t over as soon as you sign the papers, and the strange mix of emotions and steps you go through with a divorce are oddly the very things that can lead you to finding your best self and living your most fulfilling life in EVERY AREA. The sooner you realize this, find the resources to help get you there, and connect with those who understand, the quicker your path to contentment and hope, which is nirvana in my eyes.


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