Come in and relaxEvery day is a gift, and I'm slowly learning to treat each day as a new opportunity to learn, live, and grow. If you've stumbled upon this blog, you will see that it is currently a work in progress, but my ultimate goal is to have it become a resource for other victims and survivors of domestic violence. I want to show that life can go on, and that the scars do fade. Thoughts and suggestions are most welcome!
Author Archives: Sandra
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Undoubtedly, we’ll see some slightly increased media attention, but other than that, not much will change. I know that this issue competes for space with Breast Cancer Awareness and Hispanic Heritage, both of … Continue reading
I realized something this morning. This past Monday was the 2 year anniversary of leaving my husband. The day came and went, and I never even thought about it. It was only when I was trying to recall the date … Continue reading
Yesterday would have been my 6th wedding anniversary. I suppose it actually was, since we’re still married. But obviously there was no celebration. There were no cards or flowers. No I love you’s or sweet moments spent reminiscing the day … Continue reading
This week marked 1 year since I went to get an Order of Protection after my ex threatened to kill me. I realized last night that I didn’t even think about it on that day. I thought about it in … Continue reading
I came across a contest on one of my favorite blogs, and I decided, what the heck, I might as well give it a whirl. I’ve been agonizing over it for days now. I couldn’t decide if I wanted an upbeat, happy … Continue reading
I found an old blog today. It was hard to read, but I’m glad that I did. I’m actually glad that I still have some of the old blogs that I wrote, when I was so deeply entrenched in the … Continue reading