Land der Berge, Land am Strome (Austrian National Anthem)

My parents came to visit us here in the Vaterland.  I always try to plan trips when people visit us because coming to Europe and sitting on my couch is a waste.  So I planned a couple trips for the two weeks mom and dad were here.  The first trip was to Salzburg, Austria.  My… Continue reading Land der Berge, Land am Strome (Austrian National Anthem)

Life, Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Fee Fi Fo

I shared my story last week, and I pray that it helped someone conquer their own nightmares.  Having something happen as an adult is terrible, but few things in this world are worse than being molested as a child.  I have several friends with stories similar to mine, and one of them allowed me to… Continue reading Fee Fi Fo

Life, Love, Relationships, Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Fight or Flight

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  I figured that was as good a time as any to share my story.  Maybe someone will find strength and courage in it. ¡¡Trigger warning!! I will start my story after the cross line.  The next cross line is where the trigger warning ends. Note: As I wrote… Continue reading Fight or Flight

food, eating disorders, health, wellness

Eat It

I’ve been obsessed with my body and weight from a young age.  I started dieting around 11 years old.  I tried it all, slim fast, weight watchers, Atkins, diet pills, water pills.  Name it and I’ve probably tried it.  I’ve talked about my eating disorder before.  That has it’s own challenges with eating healthy.  I’ve… Continue reading Eat It

health, Life, wellness

What It Feels Like For A Girl

Endometriosis is a health concern for many women.  Over 200,000 cases occur each year, and for many women, it’s a lifelong battle.  Endometriosis is when the tissue inside the uterus, the endometrium, grows outside the uterus.  Most of the time endometriosis involves the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and the tissue lining the pelvis.  It can spread… Continue reading What It Feels Like For A Girl