So. This was what started, around three this afternoon. My ex-husband showed up and drove the truck for me to the house, and then friends started pouring in to offer their help. It started to rain, but hey, what did I expect?
The truck filled up waaaay faster than believable, and I was tearfully trying to cull things in the driveway on what was “have to keep” and “will let go”- so much so that the neighbor had even opened her garage and they were moving things to store. It’s only a 16′ truck, but my some miracle, a three bedroom house fit. I’m calling it the Tardis Truck.
What you’re looking at here is the best Home Teacher on the planet, front and center, and the most amazing group of friends who have loved and supported me and my kids. I get emails from so many kind people telling me how they are cheering me on and supporting us from afar— these are the hands who have held us up with the grace of your prayers.
Tomorrow we roll. Stay tuned. Thank you for loving us from afar.
14 thoughts on “LBM: Emotion Rollover”
Oh my goodness! The day is finally here! I will be thinking of you on the road. Safe travels!
Have a safe trip. Whole new world out there waiting for you! Best wishes.
Oh my. I don’t know whether my gut is clenching in fear or relief! I shudder to think how traumatic your day was, culling in the driveway… Been there, done that. I still cringe just thinking about it.
The truck does fill far faster than one would think. I am glad it was loaded with the help of such loving and good friends, and that you will be on your way! The drive will seem endless at times, but still – it will be a piece of cake compared to the past few months! Best of luck, my friend. Be safe and be happy.
Wholly Mole! What a day! And Dave too! Thoughts and prayers are with you guys!
(Dave looks well at least) xoxo
Drive carefully and Good luck! I hope you get a chance to stop, explore and vacation a bit from your worries. A new chapter is about to begin!
let us know when you arrive so we can be there for the unloading.
A mixture of emotions…relief that it is DONE! Sadness because a chapter is closing. But excitment for the new chapter opening!
Can’t wait to see you in DC, and to help in any way possible!
Love you…safe travels!
I’m wishing you some serendipitous moments on a very very long drive…
This is very exciting! A new chapter, a new perspective.
Wow, so overwhelming, the relief, the sadness, the fear and the excitement – I can feel it all for you right now! Good luck and safe travels, sweet Tracy. Wishing you peaceful moments, happy kids and wonderful new beginnings.
good luck, safe travels. I do hope serendipity means I get to meet you at some point during your stay in DC.
This left a lump in my throat. Godspeed sister. Godspeed.
It’s been a few days since your post, I hope the road has been kind and that the kids have handled every thing in the best possible way. Can’t wait to get an update!
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