20 minutes until I’m a year older

It’s like you blink and you miss it…12 years of your life. I swear, I was turning 32 years old and thinking half my life was over. Haha. I was in the prime of my life, actually. I’d lost weight and was getting divorced and moving back to Australia after 7 years away in Liverpool.Continue reading “20 minutes until I’m a year older”

Because of you, I don’t open the windows anymore

That’s what you said when you tried to break into my home, you said the shutters were open and that meant you could come in. Let me assure you, having blinds open in a window – any window – is not an open invitation to jump someone’s gate and pound on their front door, demandingContinue reading “Because of you, I don’t open the windows anymore”

Home after the Dentist

One of the WORST moments of my ENTIRE life was when I was leaving a Dentist’s office after having a tooth taken out. My cheek was swollen and my whole jaw felt as if it was being repeatedly bashed by someone with a baseball bat and a bad temper. Crying, I signed the medical bill,Continue reading “Home after the Dentist”

Thank you

I used to date a scary, incredibly abusive guy. When HE decided to leave ME (the only way the relationship was going to end because I’d bonded with my captor), Dad agreed to drive us both to the airport. We watched Gavin’s suitcases, TV (yes, he took the only TV ‘we’ had in ‘our’ apartment)Continue reading “Thank you”