Category Archives: Living through painful moments

Doing The Right Thing

Sometime next week I will be blowing the whistle on my College for a violation in the Americans with Disabilities act. If life could be all so simple. I sat down and was interviewed for the next level of my … Continue reading

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Grief And Recovery

My ex father-in-law died this week. Death and dying is always the hardest during the holidays. He actually died two days after his birthday. I have heard that people often wait to die until particular moments have occurred. I had … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Need A Breakthrough

I need a breakthrough. I had a little one recently. I have had to learn to stand up for myself and for my needs. I suffer deeply from a fractured arm. I need a healing. I need an emotional healing. … Continue reading

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Finding Our Voices

I cannot help but find my voice once again. I need to speak up when I am hurt by the actions of others. I need to be given the opportunity to express my hurts and hang ups to those closest … Continue reading

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The Breakthrough

I suffer from PTSD caused not from war but from a personal trauma that only a small number of other individuals have ever experienced. I did not cause it. It found me. One single moment left a scar so deep … Continue reading

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Restraining Negative Emotions

How you react to certain negative situations is totally up to you. You can either act or react. Lately I have been reacting to certain situations negatively. I know what is causing my behavior.. ¬†physical pain. It is not an … Continue reading

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No One Knows How Much You Have Suffered

Have you ever felt that no one knew what you felt like? I can say yes. The trials that we go through can either make us bitter or better. Look at those two words. If you take the I out … Continue reading

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