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June 10, 2020

I have found that I don't need to look like a professional athlete, but my appearance does matter to me.  I am finding that working to be fit, strong, and healthy gives me greater confidence and this, in turn, allows me to stand up for myself.  My goal; to have all of...

June 4, 2020

Self-worth is how you value yourself. It’s not based on what others think of you or the things you have (or haven’t) accomplished; it comes from within. But it’s easy to forget that our worth isn’t determined by outside forces.


May 10, 2020

Being stalked can be paralyzingly frightening. Victims aren’t traumatized just once; they’re perpetually unsettled by attempts at contact and often begin to feel like there’s no safe place to go. 

The Bureau of Justice Statistics reports that about three million pe...

April 14, 2020

How do you feel about family secrets? Should they be revealed?

January 6, 2020

I love watching the sunrise.  Our world is covered in snow and the sun’s rays glitter across the beautiful fields and colors our surroundings.  It warms my heart and brightens my day!

This past week has been a week of realization and courage.  I have had to downpla...

June 23, 2019

It becomes exhilarating when you find out that you just don't care about what the stories are anymore.  This is a great sense of accomplishment; a win earned.  You see, for many years now, I have survived the weaknesses and harassment of a person who is mentally ill an...

May 5, 2019

As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I'd still be in prison.

Nelson Mandela

To love our enemies does not mean that we suddenly become their friends.  If it is our enemies we are...

May 4, 2019

One of the biggest changes to make is to let go of trying to control the outcome of every situation.  I have learned this lesson these past months.  What I have learned to realize is that the only thing I need to control is my reaction to a situation.  Very rarely,  ca...

April 18, 2019

It is natural for people to seek validation. How we achieve that sense of validation differs from one person to another. We all constantly battle with the feeling that we are not good enough and we may feel unappreciated. I believe the feeling of insecurity that accomp...

April 17, 2019

The word "taunt" means; to reproach in a mocking, insulting, or contemptuous manner.  Today my woman bully (yes, an adult woman who should know better, used such words as:

"People are funny on the internet. Things they would never do in public (where they could be conf...

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