October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. One in three women in the U.S. has been a victim of domestic violence, regardless of age, economic status, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. Violence and trauma can lead to chronic health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, depression, and cancer.
Source: Uploaded by user via Latisha D. on Pinterest Each month I find it harder and harder to keep it together when it’s “THAT TIME.” I’m sensitive to the light, I eat like it’s going to be declared illegal, I snap at the kids, and cry at Toy Story 3. I’m a hot mess. I’ve […]
The Atlantic Magazine Explains Why Women Can’t Have it All. Blogger Janeane explains what ALL means to her: Every few years some big, famous, hot woman writes a book or magazine article explaining why women can’t have it all. After the article or book is published there is up roar all over the country. The arguments for […]
“Gradually, over time, we open on all levels.” – Shiva Rea. The word “recovery” brings to mind an alcoholic or a substance abuser. It also brings to mind the idea that I am able to survive and go on with a tweaked life after trauma. One of the ways I’ve been coping with my malaise is to […]
(In my Val from A Chorus Line voice):I never heard of the Bucket List, Never saw the Bucket List, I don’t give a Sh*t about the Bucket List!I want to make an impact!(Actually Val wants to be a Rockette and is talking about the ballet classic movie The Red Shoes) While I don’t have things […]
I had every intention of writing out New Year’s resolutions, even asking my Facebook Buddies their thoughts. Then I got caught up in a Mario Kart tournament with my kids and all thoughts about changing for 2012 went nowhere quick. Unfortunately, the way news travels today makes it impossible not to follow the world. Through a text […]
I’m no way a Dr. Phil fan. Dr Phil is okay, but I prefer the ratchedness of Maury Povitch and Jerry Springer. To balance this out, I tune into Judge Judy. It’s something about her botoxed yells that gives me glee. When I think of what 2012 has in store for me, the ususal things come to mind: · […]