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On Being Molested, Part 3

On hard days, I still talk to my different parts. Most of the conversations happen late at night, when I can’t sleep. When ghosts try to enter the inner sanctum. When I am most vulnerable – at my most tired. … Continue reading

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On Being Molested, Part 2

The aftershocks of being molested as a young child can feel unending.They can come fast and furious, or wait for months before the ground again gives way in an earthquake of epic proportions. They hit hard, and I fall hard. … Continue reading

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Food for Thought – Day 13

Unwilling to give up on kale just yet, I bought a REALLY good salad mix from Wegman’s. Healthy, refreshing, delicious. Who knew I could utter those words while speaking of kale?   Kale and Brussels sprouts Wegman’s pre-packaged salad Yup … Continue reading

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Food for Thought – Day 12

After yesterday’s orgy of junk, I was mindful today about my eating and my body. Physically, I feel so much better. Emotionally too. Surprising, sort of.   All veggies all day virtuous and vigilant body is buoyant.   Trying out … Continue reading

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Food for Thought – Day 11

Found out yesterday that I have glaucoma in both eyes. Early days of it, but still…freaked out more than a little, and went to food for faux comfort – that bogus self-medicating. Now I feel like crap, and am ready … Continue reading

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Food for Thought – Day 10

Maybe it’s that carrots are sweet. Maybe it’s the sound they make when you bite into them. Maybe it’s that you can use them to dip things. Or all of the above. I love carrots.   The crunch of carrots … Continue reading

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Food for Thought – Day 9

Mega-food shopping trip this evening. Bought a ton of healthy food – lots of salad ingredients. One thing I just cannot embrace? Kale. WTF??   Salad is my friend but not so much that kale stuff such a bitter pill. … Continue reading

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A Day For Naming

This weekend was Shavuot – the date where (allegedly) God gave Moses the 10 Commandments. It is one of the four holidays in the Jewish calendar when we say Yizkor (a service of remembrance for loved ones who have died). … Continue reading

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Healing – Bonus Day: O. M. G. – How Could I Forget?

Oh. My. God. How could I have forgotten? Forest, meet trees. Trees, meet forest. How could I heal without God? Without faith and trust? Without belief? I couldn’t. I wouldn’t have. Not without knowing. Not without contemplation. Oh. My God. … Continue reading

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Healing – Day 14: Chuckles, Chortles, Grins, and Guffaws

Laughter is the best medicine. I hate adages. Truisms. I hate being told what’s tried and true. I’m a contrarian. Oppositional. A bitch, truth be told, when it comes to things like this. Don’t tell me what or how to … Continue reading

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