Tag: Break The Silence

Serendipity & Collateral Damage

There are moments when people cross paths and magic happens and then there are less than magical moments. As I embrace another growth spurt, I’m in new housing, surrounded by a handful of new energy and expanding some of my existing businesses. Summer camp… Continue Reading “Serendipity & Collateral Damage”

Giving back & expanding my reach

Getting the juices flowing. I’ve just secured a new gig… I’m going to be a weekly contributor to a very VERY very important non-profit! I’m over the moon excited. It’s going to allow me to stay in the recovery space in a productive way.… Continue Reading “Giving back & expanding my reach”

6 Lessons Learned: Breaking My Silence

Breaking the silence on abuse is not always possible. It can be very dangerous. Depending on the type of abuse and the emotional stability (or lack thereof) of the abuser, it can lead to murder. That said, I have found great comfort in a… Continue Reading “6 Lessons Learned: Breaking My Silence”

Reframing: My Impact on the World

Rocky is BAE (Before Anything Else). Well, I say that Rocky is BAE when really I should be saying that I am BAE. My needs. My desires. My wants. I should come first. Making myself a priority has its challenges. I come from a… Continue Reading “Reframing: My Impact on the World”

It’s time to stop running & start planting roots

I’ve been thinking of ways to acknowledge this season of healing and celebrate my existence. This tattoo symbolises so many things… the pictures capture just about every single emotion possible… I love my┬ábio family with something fierce. My love will never fade. I’m OK… Continue Reading “It’s time to stop running & start planting roots”

Broken vs Evil… is there a difference?

I started this entry on August 31. It was a few days after I left ‘home’. My mother was having open heart surgery and that meant I had to deal with the most manipulative person in the entire world (her son). Her son had… Continue Reading “Broken vs Evil… is there a difference?”

Being a survivor of Domestic Violence

And every once in a while the Universe decides to congratulate me with a string of decent people. Or perhaps I’m always surrounded by decent people, it’s just when I’m at peace with myself and the world, that I can properly identify the decent… Continue Reading “Being a survivor of Domestic Violence”

Poem: What if I told you…

What if I told you that everything in your heart Was going to be pulled completely apart? Every smile that is shared Is another ‘hit’ to be bared You decided to dim your light Because you were tired of the fight Every way you… Continue Reading “Poem: What if I told you…”

Resilience: Helping you #BeYourOwnHero

Perspectives are SO important. Mine is very uncommon… I’m back to sharing my morning┬árambles. Kind of… each time that I openly share my words (to me) it’s a personal declaration that I will not be silenced by people causing me harm. And sharing the… Continue Reading “Resilience: Helping you #BeYourOwnHero”

Dear Biological Father, Please stop.

Dear Biological Father, I know you are hurting. I know that you are in pain. I know that you are failing with tools to manage your pain. I still do not agree with how you continue to lash out at other people, but I… Continue Reading “Dear Biological Father, Please stop.”

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