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Ordeal: Pushing Through the Limits of my Body, Mind, and Spirit

When people talk of climbing mountains or running marathons, they are often high-fived or congratulated for their great accomplishments. When I actually dare to tell people about the ways I challenge myself, my stories are often met with silence, even disdain, from those who can’t seem to understand why I would do the things I do to myself. 549 more words


Mental Health

At what point does the impact on a defendants mental health mean it should be classed as an assault

My Opinion Only.......

Daily Ordeal.

I rushed through the crowd,

Heading towards the train,

The door slammed before me.


Part Two: Bassek

A few minutes of interrogating, shouting and pacing around over “the money” passed. Malcolm in the Middle was still on TV. I was almost beginning to follow the story line again when we heard the sound of tires on dirt – in the driveway. 2,130 more words




In September 2009 I was broken.  My back sustained an injury at the junction between the lumbar and the thorasic vertebrae, and while my spinal cord was not directly affected, the nerves of my lower chest, abdomen, left leg and buttock, and all associated internal systems were. 2,989 more words

With Extra Crazy Sauce on the Side...

It is absolutely the right of these vegans to opt out of eating meat. (More meat for us!) Invading a private establishment to berate paying customers trying to enjoy a meal? 49 more words


Olu Falae Shares Harrowing Ordeal with Abductors : “I Was Never Afraid of Them”

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae‘s abduction story and news of his release have been hot topics in the news over the past week. 1,085 more words