And a bonus…… Make this week a great one. Take in all of the lessons and the blessings. Fail, succeed, grow, survive, and thrive! You got this.
People with disabilities
Did I tell y’all about that time that they printed a speech I delivered in public in the paper? Well, that isn’t even the most interesting part. The most interesting part was deciding whether or not to name the child rapist from my past. I bring this up because of this story that is in the news–>> A Retired Virginia Army Colonel sues a woman who accused him of rapeIt seems
My son was born fighting for his life. He was born premature. That journey could have been a complete nightmare, but it had a lot of blessings sprinkled in there. But this fight is about a fight I didn’t see coming. This fight was in daycare. You’ve Got a Friend When my son started daycare he immediately met another little buddy, I’ll call Carl. (You’ll see the reason for
Yesterday there was a discussion on a social media page that I follow. Suicide. That’s what we were discussing. There was this one guy who was leaning in on the point that suicide is an option for some. He seemed to assert that for some the pain is so great that is a valid option. A few of us women attempted to disagree with only mild to moderate emotion. Eventually,
According to the CDC: In 2013 (the most recent year for which full data are available), 41,149 suicides were reported, making suicide the 10th leading cause of death for Americans. In that year, someone in the country died by suicide every 12.9 minutes.I read an article online about a young accomplished woman who died of suicide.In was so disappointed to read the comment section. You know, in usually when you
The journey of healing from sexual violence and the pain that you stumble upon along the way is so hard for others to understand. You can’t even come up with a description. Sometimes it can feel as if you are speaking a language that no one else seems fluent in. After much struggle, I have come to believe that it is okay to feel the pain that was suffered. It is a natural and human response, nothing to