Beauty from Broken Pieces

A beautiful post on owning our authentic journey and feelings.

Untangled

I don’t hide in the shadows any longer. It was aconscious decision, although at the time I didn’t really know what that meant. When my memoir was published, I went from no one knowing my story to letting the whole world know my story. It’s more than a story, it’s my life, my truth. It’s true that I don’t lay out all the sordid details of my past in my book, and very few people in my life have earned the right to hear all the details, but, I share enough of myself and the resulting strugglesI have with PTSD that I’m comfortable with the volume of my voice and that I’m being heard and making some wonderful connections.

I still struggle every day. It’s the way it is for me. Fall is a particularly hard time of year. Now, instead of pretending all is well while feeling like my…

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