Tag Archives: PTSD

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

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Finding My Family

I would like to introduce my birth daughter Abby. I asked Abby to be a guest writer on my blog. She has evolved into a wonderful mother and a successful woman. Abby was adopted at birth by two very loving caring … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, daughters, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, identify problem children, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, new beginnings, Open adoption | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Blog Talk Radio

What a wonderful weekend it’s going to be. Looking forward to spending Saturday and Sunday with friends and really wanting to open the pool. My favorite place has always been in a body of water. For the past couple weeks … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Living With PTSD

Please join me in welcoming Zoe, author of both Behind The Mask of Abuse and BuckWheats Risk. Zoe writes candidly about her experiences with abuse, rape, and the after effects she still lives with and fights daily. Zoe has also … Continue reading

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Homeless In San Francisco ( Part One)

San Francisco has always been one of my favorite cities in the United States. My favorite part of the city was North Beach, with red-clothed tables in the ristorante’s and Old World delicatessen’s, is where I frequented while pregnant with … Continue reading

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It’s Time

Hope everyone is having a wonderful Saturday. I have been down sick for the last 4 days. Poor Ronnie is catching the crud now too and my nephew. I will catch up on emails , texts , and blog messages … Continue reading

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Protected: Post From A Reader and Response From My Friend

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Posted in Adoption, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Guest writer, Healing and Recovery, narcissist, Open adoption, PTSD, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Best Of The Web Blogs

Today my blog was listed on best of the web blogs. http://www.blogs.botw.org/Home/Family. That was a nice surprise.

Posted in Adoption, beaten by mother, Child Abuse, Depression, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Healing and Recovery, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, PTSD, Stabbed, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments