A Moment Of Reckoning…Living with a Chronic Illness

I am approaching the mid thirty year mark with my son by my side, all my body parts still intact, in good mind and spirit. As I reflect on all the things I have been told I can’t and should not do, I can’t help but marvel at my survival…They said I should have died […]

In Pursuit of Trust

When I decided to finally open up about my child sex abuse issues, I was told by some family members “It’s in the past, it’s time to move on.” What some people do not understand is, there are many psychological issues associated with child sex abuse. One of the major psychological effects/remnants of being sexually […]

Unapologetic Part 2

The threats are reeling in. The vile and insensitive remarks are endless, the accusations, and assumptions are piling on and the questions are many! I have gone and done the unthinkable, the inexcusable, and the unforgivable. I spoke and am speaking my truth! I promised myself I would refrain from writing angry but recent occurrences […]

Unapologetic

I lost my innocence to a cousin on a bedroom floor, raped repeatedly for years by my grandmother’s husband and was touched inappropriately by an uncle all between the ages of 5 and 16. For years I thought this was my plight, my ordeal was that of a personal, and isolated nature. I was awakened […]

A Blogger’s Journey

I am too frequently uneasy, restless, tormented, with a heavy heart, burdened down and bound! I am easily angered, unable to be free… I’m dissatisfied … I’m beginning to resent me! I have cried and scream, scream and cried, hoping someone hears me! To no avail, I must save me!! I’m in dire need of […]