Burn Out

I have been struggling with burn out from work. I was working 50 to 65 hours a week consistently for months. It became too much. I am a child welfare social worker. I do not take children away, I give them back when the state takes them from their parents. It is rewarding work but… Continue reading Burn Out

Writer’s Block

Here lately I have been having writer’s block. I have been struggling with what to write. There is so much swimming around my head, not to mention work has been crazy. I am social worker and love it. It is challenging and rewarding at the same time. I would never give up this career choice.… Continue reading Writer’s Block

Shout Out!

I just want to give a shoutout to those who were raised or living with a raging, violent, abusive, alcoholic and/or drug addict! We have suffered through so much abuse by them, both mental and physical. For me, the physical abuse was the easiest. The bruises go away, the broken bones heal, and you’re still… Continue reading Shout Out!

The Day I Left

The day came that I finally left him. It was a joyous day! It was in January 2010, 11 years ago. I woke up one morning and it finally hit me. I am talking care of myself and doing everything on my own. I was paying the rent and all bills, taking care of his… Continue reading The Day I Left

What I’ve learned…

I’m 47 and I’ve learned several things about myself. I used to be meek and put up with so much shit it was unreal. I’ve been beaten severely, but wasn’t broken. I found my power, my strength, and an insatiable need to survive. But not just survive, but to be happy, successful, independent, and take… Continue reading What I’ve learned…

PTSD & Gaslighting

Living with PTSD is an absolute nightmare. It is not just the constant worry, the constant looking over your shoulder, the lack of sleep, and the severe anxiety. For me, the worst part of PTSD and living in with an abuser was the constant having to prove myself and explain literally everything I was doing.… Continue reading PTSD & Gaslighting

Live From Galaxy’s Edge!

Today I am blogging live from Galaxy’s Edge at Hollywood Studios, Orlando Florida. Why? Because I am here to tell that dreams really do come true. Living with an abusive significant other has taught me one thing, never give up on your dreams, make it happen. The last couple weeks I have been caught up… Continue reading Live From Galaxy’s Edge!


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