growth

Holiday Disenchantment

Thanksgiving has come and gone and Christmas is only a day away. December has always been a bitter-sweet month for me. Actually, the entire holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Years. I don’t fully understand why this is, but I have some theories. December was always that time of year when I was ultimately forced… Continue reading Holiday Disenchantment

domestic violence

Figures in the Night

I pedalled slowly down the boardwalk, taking in the ocean views, the smell of salty air, and the newly lit Christmas lights twinkling up the tall palm trees. And then I saw them, sitting entwined in each other’s arms on a lone picnic table nestled in the seagrass and dunes. The feeling that bubbled up… Continue reading Figures in the Night

domestic violence · healing

And Then Life Flipped…

I find that more and more time passes between blog posts.  On a good note, it is because a lot of things are happening that keep me busy.  In my last two posts, I talked about how frustrated I was with life, how events had triggered me and depression had reared its ugly head.  I… Continue reading And Then Life Flipped…

domestic violence · growth

Triggers and Change

Once again, I’ve been quietly lost in my own world. I’ve slacked at writing as my mind has been full and processing change. Change…I really hate change, especially the unplanned kind. Several days ago, I wrote the following piece. I’ve sat on it, debating whether to share it with you all. I want to be… Continue reading Triggers and Change

domestic violence · Upcoming Events

October, a Memoir, and a Birthday (Oh My!)

October is almost here. Crisp air, fall leaves, apples, and cider…well, if you don’t live in South Florida that is. But one can dream, right? October ushers in more than fall, however. It is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time to stop for a moment and reflect on how Domestic Violence affects us all; individually,… Continue reading October, a Memoir, and a Birthday (Oh My!)