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Diana Nyad: My Life After Sexual Assault

For anyone who as a child was abused or otherwise exploited in any way by someone in a position of trust.  A powerful, poignant, beautiful, brutal and heart-breaking… 63 more words


Sandy and the retribution.

I’m only using the name “mom” for a reference point.  She never earned the right to be called such a title and she of one of many abusers I had in my life.   625 more words


I grew up a pretty skinny kid.  When I reached my teens and hit 100 pounds, I was told I was fat.  I felt like I was HUGE.   376 more words


I'm sorry, that's all the time we have for you today!

I’ve made peace with most things in my life.  The abuse, the torture, the brainwashing, but one thing I can’t seem to let go of is the anger. 211 more words


This is why I stay on my bipolar/ptsd meds

It wasn’t one thing.  It was a series of events that snowballed to create a trigger from my childhood abuse.  It wasn’t long before the paranoid thoughts were starting to swirl around from everywhere and big fat tears that wouldn’t stop.   402 more words