Adding a boundary and a second skin

There is a kind of tough resilience to me now. A feeling deep within that whatever happens, I will be ok. I’ve been to these places so many times before. What’s different now is that I am so much more better equipped. The last time I went through all this, I was isolated and alone…

Pausing….

…..and doing what’s best for me Lately I’ve found myself pausing when confronted with choices. Little and big choices. I pause and think about how to respond. I reflect on how convenient it really is for me. On how the decision will affect me. My aunt asked if she could come over next Friday. I…

The correlation between childhood sexual abuse and pelvic floor dysfunctions

I know it’s a mouthful of a title today but it’s something I am living. Medical examinations have always been a traumatic experience for me. I have a history of avoidance when it comes to addressing medical issues. A lifetime of hiding things and hiding from things makes that possible. My ex used to look…

Run Tellingheavysecrets Run!

I feel so invigorated and alive. Running does that for me. It’s really warm today and after dropping my son off at school I took a run in the local park. I had my earphones plugged into my ear and I did six laps. That doesn’t amount to more than about 3km as its a…

A New day, a new gift

Each new day we are given a chance to think new thoughts and feel better. I woke up this morning feeling better about everything. My beautiful son woke up excitedly talking about all the things he would do in heaven. Ride a lion Never sleep and play computer games all day and night Tell God…