May We Dance Upon Their Graves

Incest Survivors, Spirituality and Ceremonies of Justice – the story of a woman living a rich, fulfilling life while waiting to dance on her sociopath father's grave.

Back in the saddle


I’ve been getting weekly massages and had one today. It’s amazing how nice and unusual being more relaxed than usual is. Last night I made some good progress on writing … Continue reading

April 28, 2009 · 1 Comment

Obsessing about all the ways I’ve come out as an incest survivor, rather than sleeping, at 5:20 am


It’s 5:20 am and I can’t sleep. I’m not one of those poor people who actually gets up at 5 am for work or the insane ones that get up … Continue reading

April 22, 2009 · 7 Comments

Running out of steam


I seem to have run out of steam. My therapist is out of town and I accidentally missed last weeks appointment so I have no-one to debrief the yucky images … Continue reading

April 21, 2009 · 3 Comments

Runaway train


This morning I went for an hour long massage. I really like my massage therapist. I don’t see her that often, but she’s this nice, smart woman and we have … Continue reading

April 18, 2009 · 9 Comments

Nobody could say it better than this


I encourage you to read this post from Oniongirl called ‘We are Here’

April 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

Songs to dance on an abusers grave to


The concept of dancing on your abusers’ grave seems to have some resonance for survivors I’ve talked to. Not all of us are of Scottish heritage, or even interested in … Continue reading

April 13, 2009 · 8 Comments

Compost


The last few days I’ve been lonely. Being sick with a sore throat and earache, and kind of tired, I’ve not been working much and have had lots of time … Continue reading

April 10, 2009 · 5 Comments

One’s own nature


I made music last night with a guitarist I’m now working with. We worked on some covers and one original song from each of us. I brought my most successful … Continue reading

April 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

Pap test, anyone?


Okay, so I went bravely forth today on my quest to find a doctor to do a pap test. Like many survivors, I haven’t had a gyne exam in several … Continue reading

April 6, 2009 · 12 Comments

Hidden Disabilities and Dentists


A childhood sexual abuse survivor goes to the dentist, and triumphs over fluoride treatments.

April 5, 2009 · 7 Comments

Unhiding continued


So I didn’t go and make music this week. The sore throat won. However I did compile a bunch of lyrics and listen to a lot of songs that my … Continue reading

April 2, 2009 · 6 Comments

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