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Survivor Spotlight with Leslie Ponciano

Like most young ladies, I was just spending my life working and trying to figure out my life. I was battling pain in my hips, lower back and knees. 887 more words

Blood Clot Awareness-survivor Spotlight

Survivor Spotlight with Vicki Scoggins

My name is Vicki, I’m married & I have 3 children (21, 15, & 4). In 1994, my senior year of high school, I got my 1st blood clot & I was told it was due to my birth control. 541 more words

Blood Clot Awareness-survivor Spotlight

Treating Depression and Anxiety (and What Doctors Didn't Tell Me)

Disclaimer: this post is not meant to be medical advice. It is a personal story shared in hopes of helping others as they work with their doctor to manage and treat depression, anxiety and chronic pain. 2,233 more words

Did God Cause My Abuse for My Good? by Ashley Easter

Sometimes the sentiment is subtle, sometimes it is overt: Your abuse was God’s will, a part of His good plan, for your good and His glory.Whether this idea comes from a theological framework that declares God sovereignly ordained the experience in your life in accordance with His plan or whether it is a friend who…

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How Will Survivors Of Campus Sexual Assault Fare Under Trump's New Order?

When Darbi Goodwin reported her rape by a high school classmate in 2014, school officials told her: “There’s nothing we can do for you,” the 18-year-old recalled in an interview with the Guardian. 659 more words

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