Just Show Up – Peer Support ( A Mission Unending)

By | 2017-06-12T19:37:57+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Blog|

Summer is typically my time to 're-group'. Either most have their hearts filled with hope and joy on vacations they are about to experience or what they've just experienced ... or maybe it's the overindulgence of Vitamin D from the warm summer days that lends to keep people's spirits high... regardless, I typically have time [...]

Journey Through Thyroid Cancer Treatment (3 Day Journal Entry)

By | 2017-05-10T14:05:16+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Blog|

I'm going out of the box here and publishing my thoughts I kept track of for the last three days of this scan/ radiation/ isolation / treatment plan. It's been more eventful than I ever anticipated so I figured I'd simply share with those that were curious. **Warning** This is a journal of my thoughts [...]

Just Show Up – How Abuse Survivors Can Relate to Good Friday & Easter Sunday

By | 2017-04-14T09:13:20+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Blog|

BLESSED GOOD FRIDAY & HAPPY EASTER!!!!! We, as survivors, can relate to these next few days in a very intimate way that most others can not. Due to circumstances beyond our control we have been thrust into a 'darkness' (death) because of the abuse we have suffered in our past (or for some are currently [...]

Just Show Up – Alyssa Lies (Child Abuse Prevention Month)

By | 2017-04-04T11:15:59+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Blog|

My husband, Neal, called me one afternoon all upset. "You have to hear this song, if it doesn't affect you of all people then something is wrong!" Intriguing. " emotions are all amuck right now with what I'm going through...what are you about to share with me?" "Just listen... you have to share this." My [...]