Trigger Warning….please be mindful of any triggers related to child abuse, physical abuse, or sexual abuse when reading this post. Not trying to be explicit, but any words or descriptions might cause trouble. 1,025 more words
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When you were a little kid, did you ever want to play on the monkey bars? Or go to gymnastics/tumbling class and do backward rolls? Climb ropes or rope ladders at the parks? 1,265 more words
It’s fall. The weather has turned cool, damp, and cloudy. Leaves are changing color and falling.
Normally, this is my favorite season and time of the year. 827 more words
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote and then read a short piece about Creepy Neighbor Mr. Mason at my mindful writing class. (Mr. Mason was a family “friend” who thought it was appropriate to kiss and touch me when I was 12 or 13 years old and he was at least 45.) As I wrote at the time, it felt empowering and freeing to just say what happened to me. 891 more words