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Triggers - Can I Control Them?

Do I have ANY control of this “system” as my therapist calls my MEs? Can I control who comes out?

I have been pondering on this idea for a few weeks. 609 more words


First Step: May 1996

The linoleum white hallways provided the perfect platform to generate and carry the sound of wheelchairs and sneakers easily throughout the entire floor.  Squeaking.  I would eventually learn to identify the sound of which nurse it was who was coming to my room by the speed and gait of their footsteps.  2,520 more words

We all deserve to take up some space.

I want to do more writing about how people mix up group/society level dynamics and individual level dynamics in activism.

For example, a lot of times people with relative privilege don’t know what to do with “I deserve opportunities and space but others have even less, what do I do?” 1,161 more words


A Life of Beauty

A Life of Beauty is the tentative title of my current WIP. You will now see a little counter in my side bar underneath my short bio. 213 more words

Christine Rose

Healing the Mother Wound

It’s Mother’s Day in the U.S. and I don’t want to spoil it for you if it’s good. For many people it’s a mixed bag. I want to talk to those of you who know (or suspect) you didn’t get consistent, attuned, attentive care as a baby. 589 more words


Break Free, Catching the Sun, and Living Vegan "Social"

You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being, it is possible to have real communication with the Earth, which is the highest form of prayer.

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A tornado in my head

“They didn’t even have nappies at the maternity ward,” she tells me
“I had to get my sister out of there: that hospital was a health risk.” 531 more words

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