Real Beauty Sketches

Has anyone else seen this?  I do not have a TV so I had not seen it until today when I saw it as an advertisement.  This almost brought me to tears because I can totally relate to these woman and their descriptions of themselves. For more information and to see each sketch close up,  follow... Continue Reading →

Self Harm

As adept as I think I am with words I can never quite express my feelings and emotions in a practical way that helps others understand what I am experiencing. But these words, on this post, explain it exactly.

If you think I cut for attention, or to get sympathy, you are very, very wrong. Think I should just stop? Just get over it? If it were that simple I would.

Please, PLEASE, Read this post, and think about what you say and how you react the next time you find out someone cuts or self harms.


Trigger warning.

This is probably my most serious blog to date. I am going to discuss something many of you may not have heard of, hopefully not seen, hopefully not done. But should be aware of and I want you to understand why and not to judge.

If you are going to leave any comments on this Post, and I hope you do. Supportive only please. 

I hope when you have read this, you understand more.

The first part of this post is to bring awareness to what is happening in shadows. Possibly a bit why, and to provide an understanding, hopefully to eliminate judgement.

Later in the blog, I hope to offer something to the long sleeves. I say that with compassion, not ridicule. I don’t ridicule or judge. I am empathetic, I feel what you feel.

Ok there is a lot of confusion now, I am sure.

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The Road Less Traveled

This may really be saying something about me, but I will approach it anyway... My therapist is a wise man.  I do not always listen to what he has to say wholeheartedly; mostly because I do not want to hear it, but he knows his stuff.  At our last session he suggested that I read... Continue Reading →

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