Trust Afterwards

Trust; the one thing that is so hard to earn and yet so easy to lose.  By definition, trust is the belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc. When someone earns your trust, you open yourself up to them, you allow yourself to be vulnerable. You allow that person to break…

Love Afterwards

Love, a word that I always say is an action word. Not just a word that is said, but a word that is shown, love is something that you do. By definition, love is an intense feeling of affection. I often find other survivors asking “How will I ever love again?” To be honest, you…

Traumatic brain injury and domestic violence (retro)

Originally posted on What…cookies again?:
Unless you’re a scientist, therapist, someone caring for a brain injured person or a victim who sustained a head injury, the brain is not something that most of us think about. The average citizen surely does not pause to think about just how fragile the most complex part of…

Confused? You Should Be!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Since I started blogging, I also got really involved in Twitter. Through twitter I have made some really strong connections with other survivors. I also have been lucky enough to talk to some during their transitioning periods. I must say, it is an amazing feeling when you can relate to…

My Support for the NO MORE Campaign

Today I took the pledge. Today and in days past, I say #NOMORE to domestic violence and sexual assault. Will you join me and take the pledge? http://nomore.org/  via @nomoreorg Visit their website and see all the ways you can say NO MORE. Below I shared a few of their campaign videos.  

Scars From Within

  If the scars from emotional abuse were visible to the naked eye. I assure you, you most certainly would cry. Possibly die inside. Try to figure out Why? I can’t deny. The pain I felt inside. The sleeplessness nights where I cried. Asking God why? Why? What did I do? To deserve this abuse….

Spread Your Wings

Spread your wings. Sail along the gentle breeze. Gaze upon the horizon, Look down upon the trees. Take in the beauty Of a new beginning. Spread your wings. Fly to newer heights. Escape to a better place. Feel the wind beneath your wings. Breathe in the fresh air of freedom. Spread your wings. Soar like…

Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award Nomination

Thank you joicelizsabeth (my soul-sister); for nominating me for the Sisterhood of the World blogger award. To say I am honored is an understatement! I thank you so much, and truly appreciate you J! It looks like all I have to do is answer 10 questions, and nominate other women who are more than worthy of…