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How did this happen again? (Trigger warning)

Posted by justlisten , 01 March 2013 · 25 views

How did this happen to me again?
I'm sitting here, still shaking. I barely slept last night. When I awoke, there wasn't even that blissful moment between waking and sleeping where I didn't remember. I remembered the moment I was violently jerked awake. And while the details were still vague and blurry in that early morning, I remembered this:...



Posted by justlisten , 01 January 2013 · 34 views

It's been a while since I've stopped in here.
I thought I could do it on my own. I thought my problems had nothing to do with the abuse I lived through 5 years ago. Turns out my problems have everything to do with the abuse I went through.
When I was 11, I tried to commit suicide. Obviously it was a failed attempt because I'm still here, but i...


My Story ~ Part 1

Posted by justlisten , 07 August 2012 · 27 views

I want to at least try to get part of my story down. I was thinking about it last night, and I want to see if I can do it. *warning, may trigger*
To really tell my story, I have to start at the beginning. I was born with a rare liver condition called Glycogen Storage Disease 1A. In non-medical terms, this means that without food in my body I will go hypog...


Saying Hello

Posted by justlisten , 23 July 2012 · 39 views

I'm new here.
I've only been around for a few days, and yeh, a tiny bit of me feels the tiniest bit crazy writing this post.
I'm not ready to tell my story yet, but I hope someday I will be. I just wanted to say hello, introduce myself...
I'm Hope. It will have been 7 years in September, and I am only now dealing with the past, or even wan...

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