I’m Amber Blue, from North Carolina, USA. I love art, writing, the outdoors, knitting and traveling. I have three wonderful adult children, whom live in different
Not too long ago I found myself unexpectedly single and with little money. My reasons to stay in the town that I was raised quickly diminished. My depression was getting out of control as there were too many bad memories and I felt I was in the middle of a magnifying glass. Everything that had happened in the past seemed to linger due to the location I was in. I was trying to make sense of it all. I had so many questions. My mind would not shut off, and then it made a turn to a very dark side.
The night of June 22, 2019, my life changed so
drastically that I found I had lost:
The person whom I was in love with
The new home we were supposed to move into
The home I had lived in
My time with my daughter before she went to college
My three dogs had to be re-homed
All of my belongings had to be sold with exception of a few items of my grandparents, childhood or my children’s, that were too difficult to part with
The items of my grandmothers I acquired after she passed (4 months before my love passed away), I was forced to sell as I had no room to store them.
I had lived off and on for almost a year, in a camper, housesitting, or sleeping in my car. I then decided I had to make a change, as this alone wasn’t enough.
The USA is quite expensive to live and I didn’t want to be here anyway. I had planned to move to Bali, Indonesia, but Covid had just started. So I was delayed in leaving. It was approaching a year anniversary of my exes death and I didn’t see staying in the region of North Carolina beneficial for my mental well being. I needed a distraction. I began a journey of recovery and created my blog about a solo female living an adventurous and frugal nomadic lifestyle...