Category Archives: Traumatic Experiences

Please Return To Your Glass House

I’ve missed all of you, ok not true. How about, I’ve missed all but three of you ! Sooooo, to those three followers of mine that are filled with hate and contempt, please return to your glass houses.¬† I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Child Abuse, cyber bullying, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Cruel Message From A Racist

Last Sunday I was getting ready for bed after a long day of un-packing and organizing. Kira (my kitty) always gets a few treats at bedtime. I reached over to grab her treat bag on my nightstand when my cell … Continue reading

Posted in cyber bullying, Evil blog comments, Freaks come out at night, KKK, Racism, Traumatic Experiences, Violent attacks | Tagged , , , , , , | 52 Comments

Keep Your Tissue, I Need To Grieve

My feeling is when a person is crying/grieving let them do so. By handing a crying friend a tissue there is a hidden message asking them to stop crying. People need to cry in order to heal. Allow the flood … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, daughters, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, estranged fathers, father less children, Healing and Recovery, step fathers, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

The Rape Story

Warning : This post may be a trigger for anyone who has been raped. Sperm Donor¬†(SD) and I decided to move into a small apartment with his Great Aunt in the early spring of 1984. I was employed at a … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Family Secrets, PTSD, rape, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Violent attacks | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Packing Up Our Life And Moving Forward

Ronnie and I have both been so busy these last couple months. We are very close to leaving our home. Finally once and for all, off of Applegate Drive. For those of you that don’t know, we have lived on … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, friendships, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, hope, leaving the past behind, new beginnings, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

2 In, 2 Out

Two-in There should always be (at least) two firefighters together when they enter a location that is considered a hazard area that is considered “Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health” (IDLH), i.e., the interior of the structure fire. Firefighters operating … Continue reading

Posted in Dysfunctional Family Relationships, family bliss, friendships, gift of love, happiness, leaving the past behind, new beginnings, PTSD, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

I like October, I like October… Who Am I trying To Fool? I Hate October!

It’s raining and gloomy here in Oregon. Today also is the first day of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. October is also the anniversary of when I was stabbed. My wonderful husband, and soul mate’s birthday is in October. My … Continue reading

Posted in 1-800-799-7233, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Family Secrets, Healing and Recovery, National Domestic Awareness month, Stop Domestic Violence, Traumatic Experiences, Violent attacks | Tagged , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Get Ready

First of all, I am extremely humbled for all of you that have followed my blog for the past 11 months. All I have to share with you is myself. I am not a writer. I just have a story … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, beaten by mother, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, estranged fathers, Guest writer, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, identify problem children, Mental Health, narcissist, new beginnings, Open adoption, PTSD, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

A Picture Is Worth More Than A Thousand Words

Posted in Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Murder attack, party, PTSD, Stabbed, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Trucks And A Mask

Frustration is the feeling for this Friday the 13th of September. I woke to the sounds of dump trucks heading to the top of our hill. Dump trucks, log trucks, water trucks have taken over our peaceful neighborhood for almost … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, friends, friendships, leaving the past behind, Mental Health, moving day, new beginnings, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments