and I decided "meh" I'll go back to public.
you can tell a lot of thought goes into these things, huh? lol. i am really really deep, I tell ya.
no but really, I am gonna get deep here...
honestly after getting really mad/upset about the whole fake profile/my kids pictures on other peoples facebook pages/ scammers using my identity. i kinda just came back to reality and am over it.
obviously i need to watermark my pictures on here, but I cant do it for the last 4 years. so it is what is is. they are still MY children. This is still my beautiful life that I love and that I live. NOT someone elses. despite what facebook says.
the biggest thing i've realized is that I feel sad for whoever stole my pics. sad that they've come to that place in their life where they think that's okay. And sad that they don't have a crazy loud family that takes up all of their time and thus makes scamming people on the internet the furthest thing from their mind.
i picture them like the people on that show 'catfish' and it makes me want to reach out for a hug. those people are so depressed and just looking for an escape. i really hope that you (yes, you scammer, since you stole the pics off this blog), can go look in the mirror and say "i am not that person". I am not that creepy person who steals other peoples photos and then tries to make money using fake profiles depicting me as a nice mother of three. i am better than that. Because you are.
Even if that was you last week, that doesn't have to be you tomorrow. I am 100% sure that you are better than that. If money is the issue, please please lean on friends and family until you can get your feet on the ground. There is no shame in that! If you have no friends or family, well I feel for you. That's rough. Join a meetup group or a church, or just do what I do when I am feeling desperate... lay it ALL out there to whoever will listen! The grocery store guy. A chick on the plane. My mom. My neighbor. A stranger on the internet. You would be AMAZED at how open and helpful people are if you are HONEST with them, and genuine, and KIND. If you are being yourself, they will see that. Do THAT. BE YOU.
Don't use your life in a negative way. Negativity feeds negativity. Put good stuff out in the universe. Open doors for people, smile even if people are assholes to you, be nice to them. Kill 'em with kindness. Eventually you will get some kindness in return.
I am sorry you are so down that you think that it's okay to steal my photos and pretend to be me. I can promise you that 75% of the time I am not smiling and picture perfect (neither are my kids) like we are in those photos. I am just like you, except I made different choices. It's not too late to make better choices. I wish you the best of luck... truly... because at the end of the day, you are a person and we all make mistakes.