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Kylie's Warrior (A Story About Childhood Abuse And PTSD)

When the little girl looked up, she saw brown eyes with a fire in them and the beginning of creases in the outer corner. Faint creases, perhaps from staring at the sun or seeing too much of the world. 675 more words


Some days the symptoms are worse than others

Today time felt as slow as molasses and as quick as a blink.  I woke up raw after yesterday’s anger, and wven with a lot to get done I was frozen in place.  334 more words

Lost Letters

He used to write to me every day while he was in prison. Prison the first time, not prison this time. This time he is writing letters from his cell to someone else. 847 more words


“Your time as a caterpillar has expired. Your wings are ready.” -unknown

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Why We Need to Stop Comparing Types of Pain


It is a simple, four-letter word that can have both simple and complex meanings.

It’s a word we use with everyday jargon. “Man, is such a pain.” 1,548 more words



This is evidently NOT a post about the London terror attacks…this is a chatty silly post about kids parties and shopping and other light hearted stuffs…but first a bit of heavy stuff. 1,974 more words

Mental Health

Nostalgic for a place where my pain belonged

In the past few weeks, I’ve felt like each time the spring sunshine warmed me, it also drenched me in nostalgia. Fewer words more aptly describe a feeling than this one. 927 more words