Facing Demons

Tomorrow I get on a long flight back to my home state to visit a couple members of my family for a few days. If you had asked me even just a year ago if I would ever do this, I would have said you were insane. I guess time brings change, and now we … More Facing Demons

Featured Survivor – “The Roaming Mind”

This is the first in my series of featuring abuse and trauma survivors. These are amazing people who have been through hell but who have found the strength and courage to share their stories. Please leave any comments on the original post; I have included the link below. Today, I would like to introduce The … More Featured Survivor – “The Roaming Mind”

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A Fragmented Post

I started this post two days before Christmas – in the middle of writing, a part of my life changed and I had to go –  I am just getting back to it now. Rather than start all over, I think it’s important to share these changing moments in life. They are real, they are … More A Fragmented Post

These Truths

“No one can diminish you but yourself.” Have truer words ever been said? Looking back, with an open and aware mind, I can see that almost every time I failed or just didn’t even try wasn’t because of someone else – it was due to the destructive, negative thoughts in my own mind. These type … More These Truths

Are We All Just Faking It?

“Impostor syndrome is a term coined in the 1970s by psychologists and researchers to informally describe people who are unable to internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of their competence, those exhibiting the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, … More Are We All Just Faking It?

An Unexpected Moment

Yesterday was a whirlwind. I had a cold and a migraine. My little doggie, who has cancer, started acting really strange, limping, seeping from one eye and couldn’t stand up; he’d just fall over. I had taken him to the vet the day before and then had to take him again yesterday after wondering all … More An Unexpected Moment

Remember

“Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome.” 🙂

An Understanding

Many of you know how far I have come in the last couple months. It has been so nice to start feeling release, relief and the ability to breathe a little more freely again. I am confused though – I know what the turning point was (the wedding) but I haven’t been able to narrow … More An Understanding

A Letter To Myself

My dearest Sarah, you have been to hell and back. You have fought your way through the mud and the muck, wrapped yourself up tightly through a raging rivers of tears, got knocked off mountains only to jump right back on, and when you found yourself on the jagged, narrow edge, looking down as the dust of death reached up … More A Letter To Myself