Category Archives: purpose

1 Year Anniversary

A year ago today, I got brave, took a deep breath and told the story of my rape to Jenn at InterAct. It’s been a year of ups and downs, tears, tears and more tears and letting go of lots … Continue reading

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A New Challenge – Writing Every Day for 30 Days

So, it’s June 6th. I’ve gone a month and a half with no posts. Good job, self! OK, that’s all the beating up there will be. I forgive me as there’s been a lot going on! For June, I have … Continue reading

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Rape In The Military – Activism in Motion

I wrote an article about rape in the military and a bill that didn’t make the 2014 NDAA, S. 967. S. 967 would remove prosecution of rape, sexual assault, and a few other types of cases from the military chain … Continue reading

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I Did It!

Wondering what I did? Well, I wrote an article about my rape. Well, not really. I wrote an article about a piece of legislation and spoke about my rape relative to it. 2 small paragraphs among almost 1,500 words. Today, … Continue reading

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It’s…It’s…It’s….

We talked about anger this week…I talked about anger with Marlo on Wednesday. I suck at “personally” getting angry. It stems from this fear, irrational though it is, that people will leave if I get mad. I’ve gotten better at … Continue reading

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Story Time

Today is week 4 of the 8 weeks of group. It was also story day. We all have one. My heart was broken. Again. I realize my rape was no my fault. Nobody’s rape is their fault. Every story is … Continue reading

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