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Unconditional Support

20th September 2013 | 0 Comments

Let me start off by saying that I love Pandora radio. I find some of my favorite songs through them, including this one from Jason Mraz entitled “I won’t Give Up”. It tells the story of the security I have found with my new husband. So much is written about the healing power of love […]


Dangerous Counsel

18th September 2013 | 2 Comments

I met with an author and therapist who is well known for her work with trauma victims. I wanted to talk to her about writing, speaking, school, my work as a child advocate, and my future. She had interviewed me to understand my story. She kept changing the subject back to it, and how I must be sabotaging myself to have these things happen. […]


More Yes

6th March 2012 | 0 Comments

I met with a therapist shortly after my assault, and I told him that I was saying yes to myself a lot more often now because of my jolt into the reality of how short life can be. Frozen yogurt even though I wasn’t hungry, just craving? Yes. A walk in the park to see the […]


Overcome and Stay Alive

2nd March 2012 | 0 Comments

As I prepare myself for the funeral tonight, celebrating the life of the woman who had lost her strength to fight, I came across a paper with these three truths. PLEASE Always Remember: (and come back here if you forget!!) There is not anything that has happened to you that you cannot heal from. There […]


Broken Girl by Matthew West

1st March 2012 | 2 Comments

I posted this song awhile ago when I first found it. It is now my angry music when I am allowing the pain and the rage to move through me. Today when I was searching YouTube, I found this version which was created more recently. It is very intense in both the images the creator posted and […]


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