PTSD Live!

Trigger warning: Rape, suicide  *GRAPHIC* I don’t want to remember, remember… For me, this is the most terrifying night of the year.  For anyone who hasn’t read my recent fireworks post, it might be a good idea to do that first, unless you’re here for the juicy stuff. I was raped.  Like so many other women I have spoken to, I’ve had the experience of having my skirt pulled up and rough hands pushed inside me against my will. I was drunk and he was friendly, at first.  I was 13, and out in a short dress.  Asking for it […]

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An end to fireworks

This was going to be another post about my health, because lots of shit is going down atm with my body and brain, but I thought I’d give you a break and have a rant instead.  I’m going to start by saying that I feel really great.  I am not writing this post because I am in a bad mood, but because I have had my favourite season (Autumn, obvs, closely followed by spring) marred by fireworks, and I’m not the only one. For me personally, fireworks have negative connotation due to a bad experience one bonfire night.  I can […]

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