Assault Recovery

Reactions to the Brock Turner Case

Dear Friends, This post is difficult to write.  For those that don’t know, I am a survivor of sexual assault, so recent headlines have hit close to home: As many of you have seen in the news, a California judge sentenced  CONVICTED rapist, Brock Turner, to a mere six months in county jail for his…

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Anxiety & Panic Attacks

If you’ve been the victim of sexual violence, you may find this post triggering for you.Please read with discretion.Also, for background information, please read this post. As I was thinking about what I wanted to post next, I decided today I wanted to talk more about living with anxiety and panic attacks.  This is a…

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The Emotional Range of a Teaspoon

If you’ve been the victim of sexual violence, you may find this post triggering for you.Please read with discretion.Also, for background information, please read this post. As I continue sharing my journey of healing following a sexual assault, it’s going to be a little challenging to keep going in an exact order.  In my last…

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PTSD

If you’ve been the victim of sexual violence, you may find this post triggering for you.Please read with discretion.Also, for background information, please read this post. As I was sitting here, trying to think of the next part of my story, I realized that it perhaps made sense for me to jump ahead a little.…

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Testifying For the Grand Jury

If you’ve been the victim of sexual violence, you may find this post triggering for you.Please read with discretion.Also, for background information, please read this post. It took me a long time to write this section of my story.  This is an uncomfortable piece of the puzzle for me, and I still have a lot…

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