taking back control after 20 years: a survivor’s story of teen dating violence and sexual assault

Trigger Warning. The following contains descriptions of rape, sexual assault and domestic violence. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network 24 hour hotline: 800.656.HOPE If you scroll through my Instagram feed, you might see me as a bubbly wedding planner with a big heart, an honest mother with charming kiddos, and a lucky gal whoseContinue reading “taking back control after 20 years: a survivor’s story of teen dating violence and sexual assault”

get over it: anxiety

More than 20 years ago, I was formally diagnosed with anxiety. When it got really bad in high school, I felt broken. I worked very hard to overcome it and I came out on the other side feeling like a stronger and much more complete person. That’s it, right? Buh-bye anxiety!!! Not so fast, honey.Continue reading “get over it: anxiety”