Tag Archives: stabbing

Yes, He Was My Friend Before He Stabbed Me

The project I’ve been involved with has brought up many questions about the man that stabbed me. Interviewers are very curious about what type of man would escalate to the point, that he grabs a butcher knife and plunges that … Continue reading

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The Anniversary

It’s been a year now that I have blogging. I was hoping to write a nice long blog about how wonderful the last year has been. Expressing myself, gaining support from new friends and how much my life has changed. … Continue reading

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A Little Of This And A Little Of That

The stitches in my right hand are really a nuisance. The stitches in my legs and knee are not really bothering me. I am able to walk around fairly well. I picked the ripe cherries from our cherry tree and … Continue reading

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Were You Crying When You Were Stabbing Him?

The prosecutor , Juan Martinez in the Jodi Arias’ trial went for the Hail Mary like it was fourth down in a Superbowl game. “Were you crying when you were stabbing him” Martinez asked Jodi. That question was asked and … Continue reading

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Jodi Arias, A Wooden Spoon, and My Mother

The last couple weeks have been once again busy and crazy.Our daughter had a serious car accident and we have a new house guest from India. During the chaos, I fell behind on writing and my routine which includes OCD … Continue reading

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Apologies to My Friends

Before I started this blog, many of my friends, colleagues, and even some family members had no clue about the other side of my life — the dark past I kept buried so my children, as well as I, could … Continue reading

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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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