[I wrote this a week ago and have been contemplating whether to post it or not….]
It’s been a tough couple of days. Aside from having sick kids & struggling with pesky ear infections myself, I feel like I’ve been in a thick cloudy-haze. I don’t typically like to talk politics, but the results from this past Tuesday’s election hit me hard. To say I’m scared & nervous, might be the understatement of the year.
I want to preface this with the fact that I know people that sided with each of our candidates & I’m totally fine with that. Of course we don’t all have the same beliefs, but what I do struggle with is the fact that I have to wonder if some people voted for Trump, our now President-Elect, simply based off of hate. It’s a disturbing thought. And, for the 1st time in my 30 some years on Earth I’ve felt ashamed & embarrassed to be an American.
My heart literally aches. It’s been hard to focus, sleep & imagine what this world has in store for the next 4+ years. I’ve broken into tears more than I care to admit since the election. Continue reading