Tag Archives: adult survivors

A fine state of affairs

I think about dating again and I just can’t. I’ve had too many horrific other things happen to me by men in my past, and it’s more than I can bear – at the moment – to have to go … Continue reading

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Meet me halfway

25,085 words and I’m behind on the word count but still halfway there; NaNoWriMo 2018 is kicking my ass in the best possible way. What a glorious distraction from the tragedies and heartbreak of everyday life, and from the blood, … Continue reading

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Let me be your shelter

What really got me about visiting Mother Teresa’s mission in Kolkata was seeing the people who were on the block between there and the Kali temple. It’s literally where the poorest of the poor go to die – the outcast, … Continue reading

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Pure and innocent

Yeah, here comes the rant: I don’t want to be the bad girl, the dirty girl, or the naughty one. I always wanted to be the sweet girl next door, but that choice was taken away before I was old … Continue reading

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Just a dream

It’s wild that my little brother is all grown up with a child of his own now. I still feel over protective, but he’s grown into a strong, healthy adult. I know he has massive struggles too though. The whole … Continue reading

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Lay your hands on me

I passionately hate going to the doctor. Even worse is when I have to see a new doctor and go through my whole history. It’s traumatizing for both of us I think. I’ve worked in health care for years, I … Continue reading

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