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An Eye(lash) for an Eye(lash)

When I was in Junior High and High School, I would sit on the sofa in my mother’s winter porch, raise my right hand to my right eye, and quietly pull out my eyelashes, one by one. 1,077 more words

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No Exceptions co-founder Michael McRay shared a story at Tenx9 Nashville’s night of storytelling on the theme “I Was in Prison.” He tells of seeing the scars on a man in the mental health pod of Riverbend Maximum Security Institution and what that illustrated about the depravity of prison. 

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Michael McRay - I Was in Prison

Tenx9 Nashville founder and co-host Michael McRay tells a story for “I Was in Prison” about scars on a man in a mental health pod at Riverbend prison. 


From Scabs to Scars

Well, I made it.

Two months ago, if you told me I’d be free of self harm for two months, I would’ve made some snarky comment outlining the impossibility of such a thing. 268 more words

Right Or Wrong

I’m gone fill these ditches,
not go ’round em,
frames on pictures.
I’m addicted to making sense of,
right and wrong thoughts,
I get these mixed up. 114 more words


18 years of self harming

I will turn 29 years old very soon.

I started self harming when I was eleven. People didn’t notice the shy, bookish little girl who came from an impoverished household, hiding years of emotional and physical abuse from caregivers. 1,108 more words

FL - Police search for missing Pasco County teen Erika Rodriguez | Tampa Bay Times

Authorities are asking for help locating a 14-year-old girl who disappeared from her family’s Holiday home Friday night.

Erika Rodriguez was last seen at her home on Westchester Drive around 11:30 p.m. 29 more words