Dec 01

Turn the Pain into Power.

2017 has been a rollercoaster of a year with so many disturbing events have unfolded resulting in amazing events occurring. One could not happen without the other. I have so many topics to discuss but I shall start from the beginning and some I may leave for another blog.

 

Earlier this year, after a …

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Nov 14

989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes, and 47 seconds later

To the small town, liberal arts college quarterback that sexually assaulted me,

It’s been 989 days, 3 hours, 18 minutes, and 47 seconds since you assaulted me. I have a lot of things I’ve been wanting to say for the past two years, but I haven’t been able to put them into words.

First of …

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Nov 09

Acceptance – No Justice

** Trigger warning**

I have been dealing with my attack for over two years now and it feels insane to even say that it has been that long. It felt like just yesterday everything happened. You make progress…then you go backward…you make a lot of progress…then you go further back than ever before. It is …

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Oct 27

Me Too: A Poem

For the girl on the bus using her headphones

to drown out the advancements of the man

as well as his disgusting words and tones

 

For the woman walking late at night

With her keys spread as a weapon

In case she needs to be prepared for a fight.

 

For the mother who …

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Oct 17

Me Too

I’m crying for all my friends and family, and perfect strangers, who are bravely standing up to say “me too” today. And for those who aren’t in a place where they can speak up, we are here for you too.

Every year or so, a high profile celebrity is outed as a serial sexual predator. …

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