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P is for Praying……

Kesha is "singing" it BEST: Well, you almost had me fooled Told me that I was nothing without you Oh, but after everything you've done I can thank you for how strong I have become 'Cause you brought the flames and you put me through hell I had to learn how to fight for myself… Continue reading P is for Praying……

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N is for Numb….

     Sometimes it came down to I just missed him, sometimes it came down to mail being received, sometimes it came down to updates being received and sometimes it came down to just what every my head wanted to believe.  It really didn't need to have a reason, I just NUMBED the pain, PAIN… Continue reading N is for Numb….

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M is for Michelle….

I am thirty-six years old and originally from Chicago. I currently reside in Wisconsin with her two children, ages twelve and sixteen years old and husband of almost two years. I am also a birth mother of one sweet boy who just turned three years old in August of this year.   In 2014, at the age of thirty-three, I found herself pregnant from an abusive boyfriend… Continue reading M is for Michelle….

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L is for Life….​

     Life is too precious to stop living, to hide away, to have self-pity and to have self-doubt.  Yes - I stopped living my life after the birthfather went to jail, Yes - I stopped living my life after the birth, Yes - I stopped living my life while fighting the contempted adoption and… Continue reading L is for Life….​

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​ K is for Knockdown….

     For three years, I was always knocked down by a man I thought would change, a man who I tried so hard to change, a man the just kept hurting me over and over again.  For three years, I live quietly in an abusive relationship until it came to light on that February… Continue reading ​ K is for Knockdown….

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I is for Isolation….

     Throughout my pregnancy and post-pregnancy, I kept myself in isolation. I went one complete year without saying a word to anyone that was not in my everyday life or within my inner circle.      I was three months along in my pregnancy on Easter of 2014 when I decided to break one… Continue reading I is for Isolation….