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Reclaiming Our Bodies

This is how it feels to become disconnected from one’s body during a traumatic event. Many are familiar with the “fight or flight” response. There is also a “freezing” of the body that occurs when one feels death is imminent. 161 more words

Healing

#9DaysWithCambria

“If you think you’re a walking train wreck, hang in there. If I can make it, so can you.” 

When my incredibly talented friend, Kat Inokai of Bump and Hustle… 334 more words

Single Mom

A Good Explanation: Endometriosis, Explored Personally

http://the-toast.net/2016/06/09/a-guide-to-endometriosis/?src=longreads

I’ve long been off the table of my OB/GYN, who discovered my endometriosis and slipped that diagnosis in with a laundry list of other aspects that could be removed, repaired or simply done away with. 476 more words

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WordPress daily word prompt: understanding

We all want understanding whether in a relationship or within ourselves. I struggle with understanding why God gave me a mental illness. Did I do something wrong? 198 more words

Rape aftermath: why I didn't report | Survivor Saturday

Disclaimer/warning to family and friends: I know that some of you read this blog now and then, and so I wanted to warn you that this particular post might be especially sad and painful. 1,392 more words

Sexual Abuse And Recovery