Posts tagged trauma
I am Lucky

I am so unbelievably lucky. I will never have to write a letter to a senator telling them that the nominee they are about to consider had molested in me my sleep. I will never have to testify during a Supreme Court nomination hearing and retell my story of being sexually assaulted by my babysitter. Yes, I am lucky.

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Catching My Breath While Running

What no one tells you about being a survivor of sexual assault and sharing your story, you are constantly catching your breath while running as fast as you can. When you are public about this experience, you will get an onslaught of emotions from others - friends, family, strangers. This is the story of how I dealt with some of the added pressure.

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How to heal from micro trauma

My whole life people have called me a bitch (in some way or other), which really impacted how I thought of my self. Spoiler alert: I developed terrible self worth. But I’m finally getting over that and realizing that those comments were about the people saying it - not me.

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