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I follow several other survivors working towards healthier living.  Their posts inspire, encourage, and sometimes trigger me.  I am sharing a link to Roots to Blossom.  244 more words


Tensed muscles

Lilly Hope Lucario and I must be on the same wavelength.  She wrote about the chronic pain from constantly being on-guard.   Never relaxing because I knew that as soon as I let my guard down my abuser would strike.  379 more words


Carpe Diem - Seize the Day

So a slight twist away from my on going mini-series into what I do/who I am.

This has struck me recently but I know I’ve blogged on it before. 649 more words


Chronic pain

Which came first, the chicken or the egg?  Chronic pain is a rarely mentioned side effect or symptom or cause of PTSD.  Many days of my life, I wake up, I move, I’m in pain, I’m not dead, therefore, I have to get up.  428 more words


Personal post - hug tackling peer pressure

Hey everyone,

(This is another one of my intimate, personal posts. Yes, I am letting myself be vulnerable. And yes, I hope friends will reply with love. 1,290 more words


Inner Battles....

Rarely show outside scars.     Trigger Alert articles may be triggering for some readers. 

Two articles came to my attention today.  One comes from Lilly Hope Lucario sharing how she felt at the beginning of her journey of healing.  449 more words