Surviving the Storm Part III

Surviving the Storm Part III

This is part three of an ongoing series, if you haven’t read the other two, and don’t understand, just scroll back. This will conclude with the biggest life-changing event of my life, but there were signs.  Remember this could happen to any female. It’s not just me.  ...
Surviving Part 2

Surviving Part 2

Since sexual violence has been such a major part of my life, I will be breaking these stories down into segments.  The purpose of sharing my experiences is to inform people that it’s not ok. It can happen to anyone, at any age, but you can bounce back from it.  The...
Surviving the Storm Part 1

Surviving the Storm Part 1

One of the biggest topics I speak to young people about, during my public speaking engagements, is my rape and how it destroyed me, yet changed me for the better. It was the worst thing in my life, but in its own way, it became my strength. It goes deeper than that....
Parenting our Purpose our Plight

Parenting our Purpose our Plight

I remember the day I found out I was pregnant how scared I was.  Growing up in a big family and seeing the evil in the world first hand made me not ever want to have kids.  I had a successful career and that’s all I ever wanted from life. Nonetheless, here I was...
The beginning of the end

The beginning of the end

The past few years have been definitely landmark years of the changes and bizarre occurrences. However, 2020 takes the lead for the year that will mark the beginning of a new life, life as we know it will change. The coronavirus aka COVID 19 hit the world with a...