2020 · abuse · domestic violence · education · growth · healing · Intentions · poetry · sexual assault · Showing Kindness · survivor story · Teen Dating Violence

Fly Away

Pick up your pen and write with me Of powers misunderstood. The willingness inside of you To focus on the good. Fly away, sweet chickadee Away from dark despair. Your beauty lies inside of you Not for sale or fair. Robust your mind Through space and time, No label you shall bare. Unique and true… Continue reading Fly Away

domestic violence · mass shootings

What is Happening?

With October only a few days behind us, the news lit up with stories of another mass shooting in America. 26 people died, and 20 more were injured, at the hands of a coward on Sunday morning as they attended church in a small town in Texas. Sadly, our nation mourns once again. But, if… Continue reading What is Happening?

abuse · sexual assault

#MeToo is Not About You

Read the campaign. #Metoo is not about domestic violence, child abuse, bullying, or violence against men. #Metoo is a campaign that is meant to raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment against women. It is in place to show just how many individual women have been subjected to inappropriate behavior at the hands of men,… Continue reading #MeToo is Not About You

domestic violence · Video

TEDxNSU – Rolling with the Punches: Be the Change That Knocks Out Domestic Violence

Speaking at TEDx was a wonderfully empowering experience.  Being a part of this event taught me a lot about myself, my voice, and reminded me just how far I have come in my healing.  It also showed me how many are open to hearing, listening, and learning.  Your story can heal!  Shine your light and… Continue reading TEDxNSU – Rolling with the Punches: Be the Change That Knocks Out Domestic Violence

announcement · domestic violence

#GivingTuesday and #FMNAdvocacyGroup

#GivingTuesday is November 29th!  After a weekend of holiday shopping and spending, a new day has been created to take a moment to give back.  #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.  As a new charitable organization, Forget Me Not Advocacy Group, is currently 100% funded… Continue reading #GivingTuesday and #FMNAdvocacyGroup


Fundraising Event

My name is Amy, and I’m the founder of Forget Me Not Advocacy Group, Inc. , a brand new non-profit focused on stopping domestic violence before it starts and bringing community awareness to this important subject, while supporting survivors in their journey toward healing. Many of you have followed my blog and know my story,… Continue reading Fundraising Event


What About October?

You know my name, not my story.  You’ve heard what I’ve done, not what I’ve been through. Did you know that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month?  I’m sure many of you don’t.  I was not even aware of this until I started this blog.  As a survivor of domestic violence, I find that quite… Continue reading What About October?