This Christmas is turning out to be something of a different one than I was expecting, or hoping for. I normally set the tree up on Thanksgiving and spend the next week or so decorating it. This is not how the holidays have gone for me. I knew […]

Stuffed To the Turkey

Who had turkey this year? Gills are fish so I thought turkey was more fitting. It was myself and one daughter who prefers hot dogs so we had a low maintenance dinner. Mashed potatoes, gravy and hot dogs. No big meal deal for the meat for us. How […]

Breaking Our Chains

I think there comes a time in everyone’s life when we have moments of clarity regarding past behavior. That aha moment when we see ourselves going down that road again and we do a break check fast and hard.  I am the child of an abuser. I was my […]

Denial: Woorrrkkking

Part of a multi-segmented series on Denial  SOME NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT PRIVACY  ❤ I am thinking of you as I am writing this my friend from today that cried her eyes out. Keep on Keepin’ On. You are a true inspiration. ❤ I wish that […]

Denial: Gas This

Part of a multi-segmented series on Denial I came across this article today and thought Holy Moly Batman! 11 Warning Signs of Gaslighting Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic used to gain power. And it works too well. They tell blatant lies. You know it’s an outright lie. Yet […]