One of the problems of remembering abuse -- especially emotional abuse -- is that it's hard to remember specific incidents. It's all "normal". It all mushes together into a mashed-up, rotting heap of shit and piss in your head. You grow up in that atmosphere, and that's the only world you know. It's the only … Continue reading The Mental Outhouse Pit
These will be jumping around in time a lot. I'll write them up as I remember them, or come across the letters/diary entries/etc. This one got triggered by a Reddit question: "what is the dumbest thing you ever got in trouble for?"So I sat there, reading through the responses, then my own memory hit -- … Continue reading The Catholic High School Bullshit Blues
I'm still trying to figure out how to import Livejournal posts into here -- one of the LJ accounts isn't playing nice & isn't importing all the posts. I'm also going thru & correcting image links.
I'm trying to get my brain -- fogged by meds and hindered by severe health issues -- back into my writing. I'm also trying to deal with depression & anxiety & rising out of the fog of years of emotional abuse & bullying as I was growing up. This journal will be scattered, yet truthful … Continue reading For those wondering
When I was in kindergarten (1972), towards the end of the school year, my parents got us a puppy. I was 5, almost 6. My brother was 4. My baby sisters were toddlers, 1 and 2 years old. The only pets in the house before this was a fish tank, that we were forbidden to … Continue reading Snoopy
So, a bit of background first. I'm the oldest of four: I have a brother who's roughly a year and half younger, and two sisters who are four & five years younger, respectively. Born & raised Catholic at the outskirts of a conservative midwestern town in Ohio, my parents were both baby-boomers, making me (technically) … Continue reading starting off.
So all my old posts from LJ were ex/imported just fine...but none of the comments. Ok. Still working on this. trying to figure out what I did wrong.
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