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I Want Out! It’s Dark in this Hole.

I’m at that place again. Realizing that I’ve been in a hole and that I have to get out. I’m in the process of a total restart. Tired. Physically in a lot of pain with very few pain-relief options in sight. Emotionally distraught. I’ve been through the ringer. It’s unbelievable how quickly life can change […]

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Living in Recovery

I’m a survivor of domestic violence. I have experienced extreme emotional abuse and I have a lot of scars. Sometimes, the scars, flashbacks, and emotions are more than I know how to handle. I’m still discovering my triggers and ways to strengthen my emotional and mental well-being. But HOW? Honesty. I refuse to be dishonest […]

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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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I’m Tired but Will Not Quit

2018 brought me a surprise — endless grief. One thing after another has brought my heart an incredible amount of pain. I have spent a lot of time talking about my past pain and how I allowed it to make me stronger. Currently, I’m in pain. I’m struggling to tell my current story because it’s still […]

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MsMissy Speaks: Depression

I’ve been in a battle since I was 8 years old. For a long time I was losing. I took blow after blow until my will to live was destroyed. I was silenced by my pain and feelings of being less than. I turned to relationships for hope and escape. I put all my heart […]

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