This is not the end of me, this is the beginning

If you have read my story, you know that I have been on a journey for the past several years.   This journey took me far away from the person I was. So far away, in fact, that I didn’t recognize the person in the mirror.  She looked the same on the outside, but if I… Continue reading This is not the end of me, this is the beginning


Reliving the past

Your past is just a story.  Once you realize this, it has no power over you. Much of this journey has required looking back on and, at points, reliving experiences in my life that were, perhaps, best left forgotten.  I won’t lie, this has been very difficult at times.  Overall, however, it has been a… Continue reading Reliving the past


Why the Struggle?

I really hope that the reading raises people’s consciousness of domestic abuse and sexual assaults on women. ~Allison Funk~ When something is brought to my attention multiple times in a few days, I tend to pay attention. Just recently I have heard domestic violence/abuse referred to in two ways that I would have never expected;… Continue reading Why the Struggle?

June 2012

The days, months, and years…

The days will turn into months and the months into years.  The longer you subject yourself to an abusive relationship, the longer it seems it takes to recover.  Now, I’m sure this may receive some push-back, but I’m going to say it anyway.  I use the word “subject” because you can always leave.  I didn’t… Continue reading The days, months, and years…