As a Survivor to the traumatic childhood that was once my painful every day reality, i have found inspiration in writing for recovery, both of myself as well as for the comfort and recovery of others.
I have been dedicated to Advocating for Legislation changes relating to waiving the statute of limitations for filing criminal charges against the abuser, in the cases of Early Childhood Trauma and Abuse, such as with mine.
I have been writing in a daily journal from the age of 14 thru present and have used this as a tool to measure my growth and healing progress. I have been volunteering as a crisis responder for 25 years. I prefer to help those who seek help on line, simply bc this seems to be a successful way to get through to my fellow survivors. Many are insecure, just as i was many years ago, and are intimidated by face to face contact. I feel that i have been able to help empower and inspire other abuse survivors, in a larger target market, rather than through community service. Although i do still volunteer, there too.
I manage all 13 of my own created on line crisis groups and i make every attempt to post all documents, writings from my own words, and all statistical reporting and latest headlines from the top medical websites and mental health reform and political headings. (i seriously have my own 2 congresswomen in my state on speed dial, private email and they follow me on twitter). They listen to me as i have become a voice for all of us who seek knowledge support and help through programs and assistance, and whenever these securities are being threatened for myself any my beloved life connections and friends, i jump into action. i have actually gone to jail twice (thanks to my PTSD and BPD), during protests, lol. But my experiences (our) experiences are not to be resented or denied as God, or whomever who choose to believe in, has a grand purpose, (not trying to sound patronizing), but my purpose in life for living every day, alot of times still alone, and in the dark myself, is not in vain and once you accept this, you begin your life as a survivor and this enables you to promote your own emotional recovery through doing what i do for you, and paying it forward to those who come to you.