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“Don’t Be Scared of the Dark,” He Said

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_message message_box_style=”outline” style=”round” message_box_color=”success” icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-gratipay”]This is a post about grief.[/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I had been crying so hard and so long that I couldn’t open my eyes properly. They were puffy, swollen up so that seeing through them was a chore. I also didn’t understand why this in particular was hitting me so hard. I was turning …

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Proud Flesh

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Proud Flesh, “exuberant granulation tissue” – the first stage in the creation of scar tissue. Proud flesh is for me, more aptly stated as an end rather than a beginning. Proud flesh, my scars. Proud flesh, my scars. Proud flesh, my scars. *** There comes to a point in life in which you see your Proud …

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Facing Fear: I Quit My Job

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This is a difficult post for me to write. Mostly because it’s so challenging for me to summon the words to articulate what I feel. But let me give it a shot… One of the things that really struck me in Expecting Adam was how very free the mother was at the end. Instead of …

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