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Thank You

When I shared my story about surviving childhood sexual abuse, I had no idea that the WordPress Community would wrap their arms around me with the biggest, baddest, virtual hug I have ever received. I had no idea that so many people like me would share their own stories, their pain, and their hope for…

It’s about time.

Hello, 2015. As the lines deepen on my face, as my baby begins to leave behind remnants of her newborn self with each new skill she masters, as I learn to reconcile the dark spots on my past with the bright light of my present and future, I find myself here, taking it all FAR…

Part 1 – Broken

Mentally ill.  Sick in the brain.  Crazy.  Loony toons.  Wacko.  Mental.  Nuts.  Fruit loop.  Insane.  Psycho.  Bonkers. So many one line words to try to explain a condition that affects every single cell of who a person is. Before my brother got sick, really sick, I had started taking masters level psychology classes.  Interestingly enough,…