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Date registered: November 8, 2012

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  1. Speaker Sisterhood Come Explore & Have Some Fun!!!! — January 14, 2018
  2. Tips For A Successful Detox!!! — November 19, 2017
  3. Come Join Speaker Sisterhood of Southington !!! — November 12, 2017
  4. M’LIS SUPPLEMENT FACTS!!! — November 11, 2017
  5. Don’t Be Fooled!!! Mike Dooley — November 5, 2017

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  1. An Unexpected Gift — 4 comments
  2. I Had to Be There to Get to Here — 4 comments
  3. What You Think About, You Bring About — 2 comments
  4. Signs and Symptoms of Domestic Abuse — 2 comments
  5. What Readers Are Saying About Crawling Out — 2 comments

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Jul 29 2016

The Real Woman Creed!

I have been going through a summer  purging this month, so far I have given 5 extra large  plastic bags of clothing to our local community center, and major paper clean up. And  of course I absolutely must go through every piece of paper in the pile. I came across a 5X7 postcard that is beautiful, with affirmations written …

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Jul 04 2016

Saint Matthew’s Church Prayer Group

I received a letter from St Matthew’s Church Prayer Group on a day I thought I was not going to be able to carry on. I was tired, weak, fear was choking me, and clearly the trauma, emotional abuse was taking a toll on my health. It was in 2008, and my life was just one enduring horrific episode …

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Jun 28 2016

Don’t Be Afraid To Fail

I received this in a email from my friend Kim quit awhile ago, and thought I would share it with you. It was  a message published in the Wall Street Journal by United Technologies Corporation, Hartford, Connecticut. Never did I dream it would take me over two years to get to it. I hope this message …

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Mar 06 2016

NO MORE Postcard Invitation

    NO MORE has created an overarching symbol to unify all people, organizations, companies and communities around bringing an end to domestic violence and sexual assault. It is called NO MORE. Like the peace sign, the yellow “support our troops” ribbon or the red AIDS ribbon, the goal of NO MORE is to raise …

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Mar 03 2016

National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer calls on all people of all faiths to pray together in their own way. Several million people are expected to participate in this call to prayer. Will you be one of them?  Saint Mary’s Church in Portland, CT asked  me to be a speaker at their National Day of Prayer …

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Mar 01 2016

No More Week 2016

  Something BIG planned for NO MORE Week 2016… The NO MORE Week Postcard! Your personalized postcards will be printed, featured in a public display of the NO MORE symbol in New York City, and delivered en masse to NO MORE Week events across the country. They’ll also be featured online in the NO MORE Week …

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Feb 24 2016

Abuse Can Happen to Anyone

Lead singer of the popular band Chvrches, Lauren Mayberry, wants you to know that domestic violence and abuse can happen to anyone. Lauren shared her personal experience with abuse publicly, with an important message to spotlight: Just because someone doesn’t hit you, doesn’t mean that they aren’t hurting you. We’re so thankful for Lauren’s courage …

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Feb 15 2016

No More Week of Action 2016

  I’m committed to helping NO MORE raise awareness and encourage bystander engagement around domestic violence and sexual assault. The response has been overwhelming!  Go here to check out all the events going on during the NO MORE Week of Action 2016.   Whether it’s participating in The NO MORE Challenge, creating a NO MORE Week postcard, …

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Feb 14 2016

Valentines Against Violence

Valentines Against Violence by Heather Novak In her blog, Heather Novak shares what she considers a very touchy subject. Apparently, Valentine’s day has a higher than average incidence of domestic violence. February is also National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. Three years ago she lost a friend to domestic violence. Go here to read her post.  …

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Feb 02 2016

My Afternoon With Dr. Bernie Siegel

What a great afternoon I shared with Dr. Bernie Siegel, at the Town and Country Club in Hartford, Connecticut. This amazing event was sponsored by the Happiness Club of Hartford.  Dr. Siegel’s new book Love, Animals & Miracles was front and center on the sales table. But I assure you, all eyes were on this gracious, sweet, loving, wonderful man …

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Jan 27 2016

We Carry It Longer Than You Can Imagine

I recently wrote a blog post about how our precious little children carry way too much emotional baggage into their every day lives – I am talking about exposure to violence and the effect it has on them. Most people have no idea that we have a national crisis that affects approximately two out of every three of our children. …

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Jan 24 2016

The Universe Aligned Me With Christine Petit

One Friday I was busy at the salon and a client came in for her appointment, she said “I just saw Dr. Petit’s wife Christine being interviewed on WFSB channel 3”. She shared some facts and nudged me to check out the link. I was intrigued by what I learned and I ended up sending that interview link to …

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Jan 19 2016

How Long Should We Have To Carry It?

We all have lugged along a piece of luggage, often awkward or to heavy to manipulate along our long awaited for vacation. Often thinking “I know better, I tell myself all the time. Don’t pack so much. More often than not we carry back most items we never used or needed. That is not the …

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Jan 17 2016

I was in the Citizen Newspaper!

          January 15, 2016 No longer a victim, woman gains empowerment Today’s story deals with the often hidden terror of violence and abuse in the home.  The personal journey of a Southington woman who virtually lived her childhood under the cruel parental dominance of forced domestic labor in the darkness of …

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Dec 18 2015

23rd Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

Crawling Out was reviewed by Writer’s Digest!  Check out the judge’s comments below …    Books are evaluated on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 meaning “needs improvement” and 5 meaning “outstanding”. This scale is strictly to provide a point of reference, it is not a cumulative score and does not reflect ranking. …

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