Category Archives: sexual assault

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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How I Spent My Saturday Night

It wasn’t fun but it was necessary. It wasn’t glam and it had nothing to do with baseball, one of my most beloved loves in the world. There are some things baseball can’t fix. So, what how did I spend … Continue reading

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Day 15 Challenge: The First Time #31dbc

We all have firsts as we grow up and grow into the person we’re meant to be. When you have a ‘secret’ and you’re able to admit whatever it is aloud, it’s a big deal. o When you’re able to … Continue reading

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Day 3 Challenge: Sharing Healing Resources #31dbc

Last Thursday, I had my “last” appointment with Marlo, my awesome counselor at InterAct. At my last appointment, I’d realized after I left that we were close, I was close to having healed my rape to where the tears, the … Continue reading

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In My Wildest Dreams

When most people hear the word “change”, they cringe. Most people don’t like change. Whether we admit it or not, most of us like stability, we like calm, we like the known, even when the ‘known’ sucks! Wait, what?! Yes, … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Rapist

Dear Mark, Where to begin? This is such a different letter from the 1st one I wrote you. There is still some anger there as well as shame and guilt. The truth is, you raped me. You sodomized me. It … Continue reading

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