Heavy Lifting

Heavy Lifting

I went to the grocery store this morning.  I have never liked grocery stores.  I have trauma around food which complicates my shopping experience.  But this morning as I walked down the aisles, I quickly noticed more activity than usual.  The employees were tearing...
Time for Rest

Time for Rest

I have always been a hard worker.  The compliments about my productivity have been endless.  People are always amazed at how much I can get done.  “I wish I had your energy.”  “How do you stay so organized?”  “It is amazing how much you fit into one day.”  They say it...
The Chains of Fear

The Chains of Fear

I have been experiencing an intense inner battle lately.  It is stirring up my system and creating anxiety I haven’t felt for a while.  Don’t get me wrong, it was normal for me to feel this in the past.  I am grateful my anxiety has dissipated in recent years.  But...
A Messy World

A Messy World

Protecting my children has been one of my most important goals over the past 11 years.  I have made it clear to my family and all other abusers that my children are not available to them.  I have eliminated all contact with abusers in our lives.  This required me to...