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I’m Coming Out!!

Heyyy!!! It feels good to still be on my journey of hope and healing. It feels good to be emerging from the hole I’ve been in, too. My life has been bumpy but at least I can feel. I’ve been numb before and that is far worse.

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Where You Going?

I have marching orders. I love encouragement and motivation. I thrive on it. I crave it. Without it, I easily sink into the black whole of depression. It grabs me and puts me in a headlock making me feel powerless. I have to stay on top of the negative moments and unfavorable circumstances in my […]

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It’s All in Your Head

Perspective is everything. It’s a tool that I have learned to master and it has changed my life. 1. How do you view the world? That’s exactly the place I had to begin. I had to understand and own my views — how I felt about life, people and the things I had experienced. There […]

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When Writing A Life Story

I love to write and have been doing so since I was a little girl. I have written poetry, songs, attempts at short stories, and finally, my memoir, MsMissy Speaks. I never imagined that I would share intimate details of my life with people, especially strangers. It never crossed my mind that my surviving pain and devastation […]

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Creating a Clean Slate: On Your Terms

I tapped into something that is crucial to understand — I can live on my own terms. Life doesn’t have to be defined by anyone other than me. The things that make me happy don’t need to be approved by anyone else. My mistakes are mine. I get to learn and grow from them. I get […]

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