Category Archives: Living through painful moments

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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Message To Father God

Today I will embark on a new journey of healing. No words can describe what this day means to me. It means moving on beyond past hurts, habits, and hangups. It means that I am worthy to live a new … Continue reading

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Breaking Chains

I have been MIA. Just plain recovering. Surgery. Yuck . A necessary evil. I am still recovering. Life is full of recovering moments. I sometimes have to question the motives of non recovering individuals. Last night really made me wonder … Continue reading

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The Incident That Led Me To Celebrate Recovery

I wrote about the “incident” in my last blog post. Even before I went back to surgery I knew there was something radically wrong with the function of my arm. The surgeon asked me if I could move my fingers. … Continue reading

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