Archive for February 2014

Conquering the fear of coming out

Conquering the fear of coming out
It took a life time to come to the point of accepting myself. Fear controlled me. Don’t make the same mistake I did. This is something that I have written on quite a bit but I feel it always good to keep telling the story. ALL through high school and for many years after, I... Read more »

The road to Listen to Your Mother 2014 - Part 1

I am still in shock.  This last Tuesday night I received an email I never thought I would get.  Chalk this one up to total self doubt, but to my surprise I am happy to announce that I am joining the cast of this year’s Listen to Your Mother production here in Chicago. YAY! To... Read more »

Medical Marijuana and Fibromyalgia

Medical Marijuana and Fibromyalgia
You might be asking yourself what a good Christian girl is doing talking about medical marijuana.  Well, when you have a debilitating decease such as Fibromyalgia, you consider all the options for relief of the symptoms and for me that includes considering medical marijuana. Since Illinois became one of the latest states to legalized medical... Read more »

Suicide - a personal story

Forty-one.  No, this is not the number of points the Seahawks scored.  It is not the name of some new television show.  The number 41 holds a much darker meaning.  It is the percentage of transgender individuals, at some time in their life, that have attempted suicide. Just last month, The American Foundation for Suicide... Read more »
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