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The Powerful Letter Stanford Rape Victim Wrote and Read Aloud to her Attacker and how it both Broke and Empowered me

I am flooded with extreme disappointment in our judicial system, infuriated with the behavior of Brock Turner throughout this rape and trial, and overall completely in awe of his victim’s strength and the incredible words she has found to describe what truly happened and how it affected her and those close to her – words I could never find. 211 more words

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week Round II

Many of you know this week is national eating disorder awareness week – a week dedicated to spreading awareness and understanding of anorexia. I’ve posted a couple times on my former blog about my own experiences with an eating disorder. 601 more words

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

All week I’ve been seeing posts on twitter, instagram, and a few blogs that I follow about National Eating Disorder Awareness week. I see a lot of posts from people who’ve struggled and beat their disorders, people who are still fighting, and many who don’t have an eating disorder but want to spread awareness and encouragement. 1,450 more words

My Mom is not a Super Hero

I vividly remember the first time I realized my mom had lied to me. I couldn’t tell you what she lied about or why but the feeling I wont forget. 451 more words

'15 wrap up

I’ve written this post one piece at a time over the past 12 months. Whenever I’d think of a new tidbit I’d stick it in the notepad on my phone, and here they all are: a list of things I learned in 2015… 796 more words

After Watching 50 Shades of Grey...

How do people┬áhurt those that they “love”? I’m not talking about emotional hurt even, but outright, physical abuse. How do you explain that? How do you look at them and hurt them and think that’s okay, think that’s good or acceptable at all?? 395 more words

About That Time Our Apartment Got Robbed

As many of you know, my apartment was robbed at gunpoint a couple of nights ago. Although they took cash, wallets, credit cards, ID’s, TV’s, PS3’s, games, and phones I am so stinkin’ grateful that nobody here was seriously injured. 1,007 more words