Treat Yo' Self aka Self-Care

I was one messed up chick. Self-care? I thought that meant making sure I was showered, dressed, and maybe had some mascara on before I headed out to work. Eyeliner if I was feeling really good about the day. Long baths, pedicures, and massages…those were for “rich” people, not little ol’ me. Turns out, I was wrong. I found out I had a lot to learn about the importance of self-care.

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No IWSG for me

Insecure Writer's Support Group

Insecure Writer's Support Group

Happy July everyone! I hope those that celebrate Fourth of July had a great one. I did. Family, food, fun and even a couple of hours at the beach...how awesome is that? I won't be joining in on the Insecure Writer's Support Group today. I've got a full day ahead of much awesomeness, but I'll be back to the IWSG in August and back here in a couple of weeks. Have a great month everyone.

Please be sure and stop by and visit our co-hosts for this month: Tamara Narayan, Pat Hatt, Patricia Lynne, Juneta Key, and Doreen McGettigan!

After Disclosure Series: FANOS

I feel strongly that there needs to be a safe place to talk…and it really needs to stay a safe place. It was easy for me to lose sight of this right after disclosure. Who am I kidding? Not only did I lose sight of this, I was blind. I went ballistic on my husband a number of times the second he walked through the door because I was triggering. He would have no idea what was going on with me. As far as he knew, the last time we talked, all was peachy in my world. But that’s how the world of relational trauma works, isn’t it? It makes no sense. It blindsides us and in turn we blindside them.

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