Getting that unexpected call during the night made my heart pound. I instantly began to wonder what was wrong. The voice on the other end of the line was sobbing uncontrollably. My chest tightened. “I’m so sorry mommy. I am so sorry. I can’t stop mom. I can’t.” My heart sank. Terror filled me. My … More Just One More Drink
A few weeks ago, I experienced a traumatic incident. I can’t go in to detail, but the jest of it is that myself and a couple of my friends helped save a life. I gave CPR for the first time. Everything turned out fine, the individual is okay. I was not. I was traumatized. I … More Growing Through Trauma
I woke up this morning to read yet another “Thanks for your time, but we are not interested in hiring you” email. I have been looking for a new job in a different field recently, and nothing seems to be coming through. It has never been this difficult for me to find work, so this … More In God We Trust
If you had asked me before, if I was a fearful person – I would probably have laughed at you. Me? Scared? Absolutely not. Do you know who I am? The stuff I have been through? Please. I don’t trust people, but that’s about as close to fear as I get. I would have gotten … More Me, Scared? Nah.