Where Do I belong? Archive

Sexual Abuse Did Not Start In A Vacuum

[Trigger Warning: authority abuse, brief mention of sexual abuse] I specifically chose not to include the more profound abuse I have experienced. Unfortunately the experiences I included here are quietly commonplace. When I am all alone and safe, the phrase I think of are ...Read More

We are not friends and that is ok.  

Please do not take it personally. First, and foremost, I LOVE people and my relationships with them. Through years of practice, I have also learned that friendship is not an exact science. Thankfully, I have awesome friends; friends who are cool with who I ...Read More

I Was Blind But Now I See — Literally

I had no idea. Sure, I kind of knew I was depressed. I just thought it was my typical Seasonal Affected Disorder. Winter grey is no fun every single year. As a result of my malaise, I was not correlating that the darkness I ...Read More

Trust Me

  A friend recently suggested I listen to Brené Brown’s talk entitled, “The Anatomy of Trust.” I was like, “Who is Brené Brown? And why do you always refer to her?” Apparently I am nearly the last people on Earth who has not heard ...Read More

I feel like a poorly made Gluten Free waffle.

Yes. I have photographic evidence of said waffle. I made it this morning. Each Sunday morning, for our family breakfast, I follow the exact same recipe, which is located on the back of the gluten free Bisquick baking mix. I measure. I stir. I ...Read More

My Words. My Story.

Preface. I wrote this post last night.  I told Dave that I would not post it online, and would keep it with all my other working-out-my-religion posts.  Please know I never want to offend. That is why I try to leave my beliefs offline.  Also ...Read More