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50 shades of my scars, you can’t see.

Since the drum roll of the film “50 Shades of Grey” have been out there’s been talk, comments, blogs and etc.  Groupies, activists, columninist and even supporters of BDSM.  I’m going to share you my point of you view and these are mine alone.  I didn’t know anything about 50 shades of Grey, but when […]

Life After Trafficking, Part 4 The Trauma Continues

Life After Trafficking, part 4 The Trauma Continues Hello and welcome back! This has been the hardest post for me to write in this series, because there is so much pain buried inside my story.  I struggled with finding the right words to say, and how to say them in a way that does not […]

Life After Trafficking Part 3: Finding My Way Home

Life After Trafficking, part 3: Finding My Way Home Hello and welcome back for part 3 of my series on life after human trafficking. This has been an emotional week, but so worth it. There is something very cathartic about sharing this part of my life, that I haven’t really had the opportunity to discuss […]

Life After Trafficking, part 2: Life on the Streets

Life After Trafficking, part 2: Life on the Streets Hello and thank you for visiting. Today is a special day for me. I will be sharing a part of my story that I haven’t talked about much in the past. The story that I told in yesterday’s post is the part of my background that […]

Life After Trafficking, part 1

Life After Trafficking, part 1 Hello and Welcome, I am very blessed to have you join me in this series. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post my goal this week is to take my story back, and educate the public about what life is like as a survivor of human trafficking. Before I get into […]

Day 2, SB49 Blog Series.

Day 2, Super Bowl Blog Series Hello and thank you for coming back. Did everyone enjoy the game last night? How about the Half Time? Did you notice the crazy commercials during the game? Were there commercials that you personally felt it was being exploitive? If so I want to hear from you, your feedback […]

Why the Super Bowl is not so Super.

Why the Super Bowl is not so Super.   When I was young my memory of the Super Bowl was when our family would get together, finger food would be surrounded on the coffee table, my family would be split in two, rooting for each of the team and hearing the men roar in the […]

What you don’t see. ( My disabled story)

Today, I wanted to talk about my disability, it’s a subject I’ve been very passionate about, but have yet to speak out in regards of my own personal experience.  What triggered this blog was this past fall I met a gentleman who came to see me from out of state for a business meeting, he […]

To WEN or Not to WEN?

It’s been awhile since I posted a blog, so I thought I would start 2015 with random topics other than social justice issues.  Lately, I’ve been hearing my friends especially “girlfriends” talking about hair products, what works, what should they try and etc.  *(Anything I post on here is strictly of my own opinion or […]

Vampires, Monsters & Frankenstein

One of my all time favorite movie was “Interview with the Vampire”.  My most captivating scene was when Brad Pitt transformed and when he felt the hunger of the beast within in him, yet he hated everything he became.  He didn’t chose to be a vampire, he was attacked.  He was a victim.  I compare […]

Betrayal

Since June 5th 2014, I discovered that I was being betrayed by an organization, I trusted.  They posted on multiple social networks, stalked my friend’s list to post a blog about me being a fraud and supposedly taking funds from Breaking Out and allegedly claiming that my story wasn’t true and that I was claiming […]

Teaching Tolerance

Tolerance, what does this really mean?  Where does it begin when we begin to ignore the hate just to keep the peace does that make me a “Model Minority” or when I speak up, am I being boisterous and loud?  Tolerance is lacking in our society.  Where is the limit?  When it pushes us so […]

Grief

Grief, it’s a subject that we hear many times, but we get stuck at giving advice or learning to comprehend it ourselves. It is the most complex emotion there is other than depression, but as I continue my rant about my own feelings about it, I hope by reading this it will also inspire you […]

Blinded Infidelity

  It’s after 11 p.m. central time and I just got home from seeing a film that triggered a lot of thought, pain and reminder of just how blessed I am. I went to go see Tyler Perry’s new film, “Temptation” and one of my dear friends suggested that I go check it out. After […]

Rejection

Rejection Every time I speak or share my story to a journalist, whether they are affiliated with newspaper, local tv or national networks, the one question I tend to get asked a lot is: “Since your trafficking experience happened in the mid ’90’s, what took you so long to tell it now?” My answer has […]

Rejection

Rejection Every time I speak or share my story to a journalist, whether they are affiliated with newspaper, local tv or national networks, the one question I tend to get asked a lot is: “Since your trafficking experience happened in the mid ’90’s, what took you so long to tell it now?” My answer has […]

Empowerment

When I think of the movement of women’s rights and how we have paved the way for change from bias gender situations to equality on all levels of humanity, even through entities like the National Domestic Violence Organization or RAINN are also recognizing same sex abuse that includes men to fall victims.  With National Human […]