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Sexual Harassment. I'm done.

For the record, street harassment and sexual harassment in public spaces is not cool.  Existing in public does not equal consent.  Being a femme person trying to live your life does not equal consent.  1,083 more words

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Body Memories: My Body is Talking to Me

Body Memory & Flashback Witness

During an acupuncture treatment last week, I experienced flashbacks, body memories, and switching.  My practitioner came in to take the needles out and saw me as I re-lived flashbacks on the table.   354 more words

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Back to Basics: Reflections Weekend

Not much to write in this post.

I’ve been going slow this weekend.  The pain is intense, and being kind to myself is most important right now. 135 more words

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Quotes & Affirmations: from Tara Brach

Like most of the images here, I got this via Google search engine and am grateful for the many people who upload and share such information for free.   333 more words

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Quotes & Affirmations: Resilience Reminder

Tomorrow I am getting my teeth cleaned for the first time in over 10 years.  Luckily, the dentists I’ve been referred to are compassionate, knowledgeable, and experienced working with trauma survivors. 246 more words

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Anniversaries: Happy Birthday family and relatives

Today is my brother’s birthday.  Yesterday was a blood relative’s birthday.  Over the weekend was another relative’s birthday.  This weekend is Mother’s day.  Next week is two more family birthdays. 672 more words

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Life Changing Moments: Remembering can be empowering

Have you ever been triggered so badly that the feelings overwhelmed and broke through internal barriers?

That happened about 2 weeks ago.  

I lay down to sleep one night and flashed back to 1998.   817 more words

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