Me Too!

Me too is a social campaign to raise awareness of sexual assault, intimidation and pain.  Sadly, I saw one person post it is for WOMEN only….The person felt less because a man claimed the ME Too.  Men are sexually assaulted.  Of all the voices, they are silenced most.  Now, they are being told they cannot…

Healing is a Choice

I am writing several posts about acceptance…accepting myself, my diagnosis, my challenges.  Along the way I noticed in my reading about acceptance that some people interpret acceptance as staying the way they are.  I don’t believe this.  I accept where I am but that doesn’t mean I plan to stay that way.  I believe strongly…

Accepting my body

I grew up kind of on the small size but I weighed as much as my older brother.  Instead of looking into why my older brother was small I was lectured from age nine about losing weight.  They didn’t compare me to other kids in my class.  I was one of the smallest….but the lectures…

Take another look

Some days I feel like “I got this I know what I’m doing.”  The next day, not so much.  I was introduced to Anne Grady and bought both of her books.  Her first book I’m reading is Strong Enough.  In her speech she had everyone raise their hand that survived their worse day.  You got…

Humility

The one thing that as soon as you think you got it, you lose it.  Too many times I confuse humility with humiliated.  I am needing to sort this in my head after listening to inspiring talks about the necessity of humility.  As a child, I was humiliated often.  Actions and behaviors of others that…