Category Archives: PTSD

Thirteen Reasons Why

These last few days I’ve been watching Thirteen Reasons Why. For those that haven’t seen it, let me warn you now, it’s about suicide. Normally I wouldn’t watch something like that as it’s triggering, but something about this show has … Continue reading

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Emotional Growth Is Tough

When we learn in school, there’s repetition to help us maintain knowledge. When we exercise and lift weights, there’s repetition in order to help our muscles get stronger. But during these moments of stretching, we rarely discuss why the rest … Continue reading

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Writing, Therapy, and Thriving

Last night I got back to a writing project—okay, a novel—that I was hoping to finish by last December. I’ve never had so much trouble writing a novel before. Usually, I’m quite fast and can crank them out. First drafts, … Continue reading

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Pop Tarts and Mountain Dew

This is a topic that is far more difficult to discuss than some of my sexual abuse. Not because it’s worse than the abuse, but because it’s embarrassing to discuss and admit. It also ties to the abuse, as it … Continue reading

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Beautiful Healing

For the last few years, I’ve had a focus for myself. One year was more mental health, another working into a place of emotional health, and 2016 was about focusing on my body and physical health. I changed many things … Continue reading

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The Mystery Box Show

It’s finally happening… I’m going on stage in a little over a week at The Mystery Box Show to tell my sexy–though somewhat difficult to share–story. From The Mystery Box Show folks: Come help us celebrate this diverse and talented … Continue reading

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All The Goodness

It’s no secret that I’ve been struggling since trump was elected. Not *just* because a man with no experience is in the Whitehouse, but because he and so many of his followers are hugely triggering for me. They say things … Continue reading

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