Tag Archives: battered women

Writing

I have begun, finally, the process of writing my own story, the final story, for the book. I have written and shared pieces of the journey beyond the shooting in this blog. As I sit to write I am confronted … Continue reading

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Hidden

We are arguing in the kitchen. I don’t recall over what. Surely something minor. I am at the stove. He reaches over and pinches my arm and holds the pinch until I cringe in pain. With my free hand I … Continue reading

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Finding Normal

    Every so often things seem ‘normal’. I thankfully have periods now without it. Sometimes, I forget. When it comes though, it comes rushing back and over me and I suddenly am aware what it felt like only minutes earlier … Continue reading

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The Farm

After Thanksgiving, I went to the farm.  It was a cold, but sunny day.  It was where it began. Long before we were involved he took me there.  I envisioned my visit with trepidation, but felt an almost obsessive need to … Continue reading

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