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Light Is Stronger than Darkness

Unable to look men in the eyes.

Feeling terror in situations that are not actually dangerous, because they are similar in some way – even if a small way – to a past traumatic experience. 564 more words

Sex Trafficking

Coming Clean

This is Me…Coming Clean

Today I was driving in my car and a Taylor Swift song came on the radio, with the chorus saying over and over something like, … 588 more words

My body is remembering

hi its alicia. and i’m 9 years old. and i’m feeling sad. and i am hurting. i am having pain in my legs. and in my arms too. 100 more words


Does my body remember?

********This post may be triggering as it mentions Child Sexual Abuse. **********************************************************

I am sitting here trying to make sense of what’s happened this week. And I don’t think I can make sense of it. 1,222 more words

Recovery: found a new counselor & more

After 2 sessions with this person, I feel like she and I will work well together for the long term. There is another person who I might try to see for specialized help, but not continued care. 254 more words

Blog Posts

First TRE Workshop

Thursday evening I had my first (of three) TRE workshops. TRE (Tension and Trauma Release Exercises), if you haven’t heard of it, consists of a set of exercises designed to provoke tremors deep in the body. 877 more words


If I stop for too long, my head starts chattering away at me; my body picks up with a vengeance…

I can’t slow my heart rate down with any reliability lately. 534 more words