Author Archives: Carole Sanek

We are all survivors of many things. I started this blog because I received a birthday card with a pin in it that read "I Survived Damn Near Everything" and I just decided to write about every damn thing I survived. An alcoholic friend, narcissistic ex-husband, worse yet a narcissistic business partner in breast cancer, breast cancer too, suicide, a child molesting dead ex-husband, oh yeah that's one I have not written about yet. There is more - we all have demons in our lives, some tragic, some we can laugh at right?

Surviving Father’s Day – If I Could Be With Him One More Time

Tweet Hello Dad by Carole L. Sanek (Notes) on Saturday, June 15,2013 at5:26pm I would like you to meet someone, Dad. I would like to introduce you to my wonderful husband, Larry. I know the two of you will like each other a lot because Larry is 100% Polish and you are 100% Hungarian. That’s […]

Surviving Firing Crazy People from Your Life

Tweet Surviving Firing Crazy People from Your Life   Yes, you will find yourself surviving firing crazy people from your life; in fact you will actually wonder what took you so long to say “You Are Fired.”   The other day a meme appeared on my Facebook wall and I am kicking myself for not […]

Surviving After Sharing an Unpopular Opinion

Tweet Surviving after sharing an unpopular opinion is something we have all been through.  Heavens with all the fake news, real news, bullshit, and more going around out there it is easy to share an unpopular opinion and potentially piss people off. Several years ago I got into hot water when I saw a trailer […]

Surviving Another Birthday

Tweet Surviving another birthday, whew!  I did it.  20% of all my Facebook friends sent special wishes.  5 girlfriends called from all over the country.  One is coming to visit from S. Dakota this winter.  My son sent me a spectacular present and he doesn’t know this yet, but I am bringing him here for […]

Surviving the Energy Vampire

Tweet Surviving the energy vampire isn’t easy.  By the time your energy vampire has gotten their teeth into you it becomes much more difficult.  We try so hard to be good friends, good people, nice people.  Sometimes we go to far and we find ourselves staring out of a deep abyss into nothingness after one […]

I AM BACK – NEW BLOG

Tweet Yes coming this week will be a new blog written entirely about energy vampires and how they suck you dry.  I vant to suck your blood. Yes, coming this week.   Bookmark It Hide Sites

Surviving When Your Friend is a Bully

Tweet Goodness my life has changed so much since that day that I wrote a blog about my former BFF and she dumped me.  I really did not have the courage to dump her, so I took the passive/aggressive way out and wrote my feelings.  I wasn’t sure she would see it, but her daughter […]