THE ISLANDS OF MISFIT TOYS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BULLYING

HOW I BECAME (silent)

THE WORST THING I EVER DID AS A KID - On Reaching For the One-Ring

CAT SCRATCH FEVER - My Oldest Obsession & Oxygen Mask

TOMORROW...MAYBE... - Annie, Acting, Singing & Dance

IN THE TRENCHES - A Tale About Being "All In This Together"

LOVE BOMBS FROM HELL - The Unenviable Arts of Learning Hatred

THE BASE: SOLID GOLD REBEL - How the Class Nerd Became a Cheerleader

JUNIOR HIGH & HIGH SCHOOL: BULLYING + BOYS

--SEE BELOW: SEX, LOVE & VIOLENCE - MY EARLIEST EXPERIENCES

SSDD: NOT JUST FOR KIDS ANYMORE

MAKING OF AN 8-WEEK WONDER - Adult-Sized Mean Girls & Slut-Shaming

EVERYTHING WAS BEAUTIFUL AT THE BALLET - I Mean Belly - No, Bella

SCROLL ON, CITIZEN - A Response To Dicks

SURFACING - The Hidden Injury in a Career That is All About *Show*

THE GREAT "WHITE BELLY DANCER" WAR OF 2014 - And How It Finished Off My Career

IF *I'M* NOT WHITE ENOUGH?! - Then Yeah, Houston, We Have a Problem

IF *I'M* NOT WHITE ENOUGH?! - Part 2: A French Canadian in MN vs. CO

WELL, CRAP, NOW I'M TOO WHITE - Part 3: My CON-Fusing Search for Home

BEAUTIFUL, SEXY, SILLY, SAVVY: Unearthing Missing Black Muses & Founders

THE MISFIT ARCHIPELAGO

DOGS, CATS & THREAD SPOOLS - Complex PTSD on Frontal Lobe Damage

HUSH LITTLE GIRL - Breaking the Choke Chain Around Trauma & Abuse

GLADIATRIX - My Dreams of Being a Glamazon Warrior Woman

KARATE KIDS - How Body Painting Gone Wrong Led Me To Martial Arts

A LOVE LETTER TO MY BULLIES - As We Approach 50

--SEE WRITING: SHE-ROES, VILLAINS & SIDECHICKS - The Characters That Made Me

 

SEX, LOVE & VIOLENCE

DOGS, CATS & THREAD SPOOLS - Complex PTSD on Frontal Lobe Damage

HUSH LITTLE GIRL - Breaking the Choke Chain Around Trauma & Abuse

SHHHH... - The Body Knows When and Where To Go

SCROLL ON, CITIZEN - A Response To Dicks

A MULTIPOTENTIALITE HSP - I am NOT a Specializer - In Anything

A SENSITIVE ORCHID IN A DANDELION WORLD - HSP, PTSD & TBI

DEC 18: ON THIS NIGHT 20 YEARS AGO - The Musician & the Dancer

AN ABLED MALE THINKS HE WANTS TO DATE ME - If Only I'd STFU

SECRETS THAT LIE HIDDEN - Mary Wigman & Expressionist Dance 2

--SEE WRITING: SHE-ROES, VILLAINS & SIDECHICKS - The Characters That Made Me

MY EARLIEST EXPERIENCES

TRAPPED INDOORS WITH MY SKELETONS - Getting Repressed Memories Back Amidst Isolation

TAKE THE SHOT - A Tomboy Cheerleader's First Crush & Burn

ONE WAY OR ANOTHER - A Subtle Slice of the MeToo Problem

THOSE SUMMER NIGHTS - Sneaking Around With Badboys At Dusk

GETTING AWAY SCOTT FREE - But Not From the Church

I GO TO A FUNERAL - And Come Home With a Date

JONATHAN - The Boy Who Changed Everything

WAITING - For News About Jonathan

GLOBAL WARMING - Brainiacs, Boys & Revenge

A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF A PSYCHO-SLUT - Rumors, Labels & Violence

PSYCHO-SLUT PART 2 - What Happened on Friday

READY OR NOT, HERE HE COMES -  Boys, Mosquitos, and a Big, Puffy Couch

A LOVE LETTER TO MY BULLIES - As We Approach 50

HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE

TRUE BLUE - The Quarterback and the Cheerleader

CINDER-BELLA - Ballrooms, Ballplayers, Boulders & Byrds

HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO - Or At Least Graduation

JONATHAN - Reprise.

BE-FRIE - ST-NDS - Purging, Keeping, Losing, Releasing​

DYE JOB: How a Coin & Fringe Bra Literally Saved My Life

DANCE WITH THE RED DRAGON - A Love Story That Almost Was

SCA - MY MEDIEVAL REENACTMENT DAYS

WHEN IRISH EYES ARE... - A Viking, An Irishman and a Belly Dancer Walk Into A Bar

TAKE THE HIT - Asking Fighters to Critique My Gladiatrix

C-PTSD

THE BIG BLUE BEAST - Weeding 18 Years of Paperwork

SCROLL ON, CITIZEN - A Response To Dicks

THE POOL, PIDDLY SNOW & PTSD  

DOGS, CATS & THREAD SPOOLS - Complex PTSD on Frontal Lobe Damage

HUSH LITTLE GIRL - Breaking the Choke Chain Around Trauma & Abuse

CAT SCRATCH FEVER - My Oldest Obsession & Oxygen Mask

UP IS DOWN - Escaping the World of NO

HERE AND GONE - Mommy & Me

I DARE YOU: My 20th RebirthDay

I AM ANTI-NEO - A Poem About Falling

DRAMA QUEEN - That Time I Bombed My Theater Major

STRUGGLE - Watching Nature Persevere

9/11 - 20 YEARS AGO - How Trauma Changes the Way We Tell Stories

"What is your Complex-PTSD from?"

--SEE SEX, LOVE & VIOLENCE

--SEE CHILDHOOD BULLYING

--SEE BRAIN INJURY

--SEE BODILY INJURY

"What do you do to heal it?"

--SEE ALL THE OTHER CATEGORIES

THE ARTS OF SELF-DEFENSE

EMBODYING THE CREED - Honor, Respect & Jerry-Rigging Learning Disabilities

SCROLL ON, CITIZEN - A Response To Dicks

A SENSITIVE ORCHID IN A DANDELION WORLD - HSP, PTSD & TBI

KARATE KIDS - How Body Painting Gone Wrong Led Me To Martial Arts

"DO YOU SEE ROADBLOCKS OR OPPORTUNITIES?" - The Abled Mansplainer Asked

HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO - Or At Least Graduation

AFFIRMATIONS - From Acceptance to the Zero Point Potential of Creation

"What inspired you to become a martial artist?"

--SEE CHILDHOOD BULLYING

--SEE SEX, LOVE & VIOLENCE

MY OBSESSION WITH THE GLADIATRIX

ENTERING THE ARENA - Gladiators Hijack My Life

GLADIATRIX - "Gladia-what?!" Female Gladiator

TWISTED HISTORY & MYTH - Adventures in World-Building

STAMINA - Spectacled Book-Nerds Teach Me To Fight

TAKE THE HIT - Asking Fighters to Critique My Gladiatrix

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