A head game One misstep  Begins head trip Where No one wins Beast awakens Blood-thirsty Eyes set on me Whips Chains Self-flagellation Castigation Pronation Loss of vision Flesh ripping  Burning  Bleeding Conceding  Little girl Blamed For sins  Upon own flesh By grown men No one wins Where  Head trip begins  One misstep A head gameContinue reading “Blame”

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This piggybacks on a post from January: Relationships & Running Shoes: if it doesn’t fit, don’t force it ***Just to be clear, the shoes represent the relationship in this analogy, not the partner*** When shoe shopping, we find shoes that work for us and many that do not (at least this has been my shoeContinue reading “Relationships and Shoes: ~ Part II”

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As a young girl, I leanred to “use” food as a drug to supress strong emotions that were punished, heavily discouraged and suppressed in my family. The message was that it was not ok to emote, whether positive or negative. To carry strong emotions triggered an adult, the child was punished. Without the ability toContinue reading “Food Addiction: Eating as Punishment”

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