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Captain Roy Wooldridge- The British soldier saved by Field Marshall Rommel.

Captain Roy Wooldridge, who was in the Royal Engineers, was taken prisoner during a covert night-time mission to examine submerged mines along the French beaches weeks before the D-Day landings. 395 more words


From Victim, Survivor to Empowered.

“Survivors of abuse show us the strength of their personal spirit every time they smile.”  ― Jeanne McElvaney

This week has been the most challenging week of my life however it has also been my most liberating and empowering.

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Blurred Lines

line between art

and hate

drawn in chalk

on the asphalt

has become blurred


by the feet that straddle it

insisting that all is fair… 125 more words


Survivor Mode

Scripture: Matthew 8:5-13

You are still standing. You have not been conquered. You may be battered and bruise and even broken, but yet you stand. 223 more words

Self Help

46. Don't Give Up On Yourself

I’m only on day eight of being sober and I’m already losing my drive. The thought of a sweet whiskey in a small glass excites my throat. 1,006 more words


When will my reflection show who I am inside

Cheesy title but it’s relevant :D

I think the hardest part for me is…

Yes I’ve had a stroke, my arm doesn’t work. I come across slow and dumb because I can barely see and walking is difficult. 238 more words


A Survivor

Tomorrow marks 11th of 12 weekly chemo treatments! I also met with the Radiation Oncologist this week to discuss my radiation treatment. It was decided that I would begin the 33 days of daily radiation the week after I am finished with Chemo. 506 more words