Monthly Archives: October 2012

Welcome to My World

To everyone who is following my blog and taking time to read my posts, I am very touched and grateful. When I started this blog a week ago, I intended for my first post to welcome you to my blog … Continue reading

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In Memory of My Friend Sharon

On Friday, September 29, 2000, I lost one of my closest friends, Sharon, to domestic violence. Today, I am remembering her and her beautiful smile. Sharon was in an abusive relationship. When the townhouse next to Ronnie and I came … Continue reading

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My Father, the Superhero

Last night, my husband and a friend were watching the movie The Avengers in our home. As I sat down to join them, Iron Man was flying toward the sky with a nuclear warhead in his arms, risking his own … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Healing and Recovery, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

I Would Take a Pipe Bomb So You Could Live

My first post was going to be short and sweet. I¬†was going to¬†introduce myself to you and thank you for being here with me for this ride. I was going to write it last night and get it up on … Continue reading

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