So this was my second winter back in Texas. I was going through some of my old notebooks and throwing things away and then I found this. My life continues to change so much and I'm so glad that I chose this path and this story, not the story that anyone else wanted to … Continue reading January Thoughts
I know it's been a long time since I've really blogged, but I'm doing so, so much better than I was. Sometimes I need to do things other than blog. I've been back in therapy for six months now. I've been moved out for almost 5 years. I saw three different counselors in Colorado - … Continue reading This is a story about the unexpected.
Christmas is hard when you don't feel loved by the people who should love and accept you. Many of us ex-cult and isolated homeschool escapees feel this. We were taught to be focused on our family and only our family and when we figure out our family is broken, sometimes really broken, well. Some of … Continue reading I’m not the little matchstick girl anymore
So... 2016 is finally almost over. I know, right? I've been pretty quiet on the blogging front lately, but I'm okay. I finally got my dream job doing the journalism things at a local newspaper. When I finish writing every day, I don't always want to go home and write more. But there's more. I've … Continue reading Blog redesign for 2017
I have something to say to all of my friends. I love you all very much. For those of you who have been with me through this long, crazy journey and never left, I deeply appreciate you for being willing to stick it out with me through the long haul. You might have met me … Continue reading Thank you for staying