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Suppression Protection

You know, it’s funny how much our brain can protect us. I know, I know, this is where our thoughts come from.. ..duh! But, in light of recent events, it has been clear to me that my brain put a blanket on the memories that would otherwise have destroyed me at such a young age…. 617 more words

Confronting the Abuser

As I have mentioned quite quickly in a previous blog entry, I was sexually abused as a youngster. Well, I did not quite rely on my memories while growing up and thought that maybe my emotions were overreactions. 752 more words

Words to Live By

Yesterday, the world changed for many people. A wonderful, sweet and loving man was suddenly taken from us. Every time someone who is seemingly healthy, dies suddenly, it always brings our own mortality to the forefront, at least it does for me anyway. 557 more words


Hard Work Still Pays Off

Holy shit my cap and gown came today!

As an almost 40 year-old (two months to go) those words sound somewhat silly coming out of my mouth!  474 more words

Appreciate Life

It's been awhile....

Well we are deep into Winter now.  Snow is on the ground and causing havoc in my life.  If I never had to leave my house I think I would like the snow a bit more because it is in fact very pretty.  452 more words


The greenness of a child

  1. All her clothes, shoes, books and toys have been second hand except for a few gifts from family members up to year three. My goal was not to purchase new.
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Military Lifestyle

Hydrocephalus take a number

Earlier this week, my Hydro symptoms reared its ugly head. I woke up at 4:30am with a throbbing headache, mainly in my eyes…I was miserable and felt very lethargic. 683 more words