Archive for the Family Category


Random memory

42 Days of Teresa- day 2 I remember one time I was walking home from school towards my house. I would have been in grade three or four.  As I was walking down the hill, I heard a vehicle coming and so I ensured that I was as far to the right as possible.  I […]

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Random thoughts…maybe not so random.

I’m literally having anxiety attacks as I process this integration of what I’ve been doing and what I want to be doing.  I find myself running away, shutting down and basically being a big chicken.  I think I have a lot of work to do. To share, to heal, to help others heal. I’m running […]

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Stop Compromising

I have been processing some major energy shifts lately in the past few months. It’s left me feeling ungrounded and more than a little scatterbrained and exhausted. I’m trying to work with the flow of all this. I know I’ll end up in a much better place but there are moments when this push towards […]

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Why Forgive an Abuser?

People ask me how I’m able to move forward after being abused for so many years.  Some people have actually expressed anger and frustration that I am no longer angry and silently wishing some horrible tragedy befall my abuser.  “They don’t deserve to be forgiven” or similar statements are made in a blurted out emotional […]

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Back at it

I have been so overwhelmed and grateful to each and every new reader and subscriber to this blog.  In recent months I have waded through one of the worst spells with depression in years.  I just disappeared inside myself.  I was not engaged in my day to day life.  I was in total task mode, […]

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Floods in Calgary and Southern Alberta with Canada Day celebrations?

This is going to be the weirdest Canada Day long weekend ever.  I love my country, truly.  Even more so as I see how far and wide the love and support has come to help all those effected by the floods in Southern Alberta.  The thousands displaced from their homes  in areas like High River […]

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Remembering Abuse as a Child

** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this story if you are in a good place emotionally. Often times, throughout my years if child abuse, my father would be in his bedroom.  He would yell my name from his room and ask me to […]

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