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Ladies, this is my yearly public service announcement. Don’t forget your mammogram.

My alarm went off at 4:45…IN THE MORNING! I must’ve been crazy to set an appointment in Atlanta for 7:00 a.m. 1,374 more words


Dear (Hypocritical) Pastor Number 7:

Remember me Pastor D?
I was the single mom
divorced from a gay man
sitting in one of your pews
my children beside me
listening to your views… 259 more words

Mental Health

Karen's Story

Karen was battling breast cancer for the third time after a six-year remission. She came to Baird Vascular Institute for the implantation of her port for chemotherapy. 346 more words


My Amazing Journey

Two years ago, I was in a classroom with 24 students discussing goals, challenges, and life in general. College Prep is my favorite class to teach. 770 more words


Where Does Hope Lead Us?

Have you ever hoped for something so long that it made you wonder if it would ever come to pass? I know I have and yet something caused me to hang on for dear life. 88 more words


Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and Me

I am diagnosed with DID (dissociative identity disorder). Recently, after meeting some psychologists who presented at a cult conference I attended, one specific psychologist was posting on his Facebook page that he felt ritual abuse survivors were misdiagnosed with DID.   1,969 more words

Ritual Abuse