I Said Enough

As you may recall, I've been awaiting an incredibly important, incredibly terrifying day - the day of my Title IX hearing against my abuser. And despite my doubts and frustrations with this whole process, this day finally happened. The hearing was probably one of the hardest, most surreal experiences I’ve ever had in my entire … Continue reading I Said Enough

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A helping hand

Triggers for trauma survivors can be everywhere. They can bring up memories, flashbacks, and evoke physical responses like panic attack symptoms. There are the more obvious ones, like people and places directly associated with the trauma. But triggers can also arise in the unlikeliest of places. I recently found myself unexpectedly triggered during a church … Continue reading A helping hand

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