Valentine’s Day Surprise

Valentine’s Day can be a notoriously challenging day for survivors, which is probably why I am not writing about it until a week after the fact. It can bring up a mixed bag of emotions - feelings of unworthiness, self doubt, and painful memories. Indeed, sometimes the memories and trauma we endured can feel like … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Surprise

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A picture is worth a thousand words

I have a confession to make: I’ve been keeping a secret. And while it’s unlike me to keep something hidden from you, after all the philosophy of my blog is about speaking up, this time it felt different. Because what I am about to tell you is huge. Shortly before I finished my graduate work … Continue reading A picture is worth a thousand words