Today is a very personal when it comes to national awareness days. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day.
With everything going on in the world, I hesitated to write on my journey to becoming a Jew. Not only are hate and bigotry present in full force, but they seem to be accepted by our President. However, I realized this is exactly why I should share. I won’t let other’s hate silence me.
This post is for all my ladies. Not because I want to single them out, but only because this is a very biological topic. Gentleman read on for understanding and support for the women in your life. [Read more…]
The world is filled with black sheep of the family. The kid who decided to be an artist instead of a doctor or lawyer. The hippie in the family of planners and stressors. The family member who moved far away from their loved ones. I know what it’s like to be the black sheep of the family; the one that doesn’t belong. [Read more…]
Happy 18th anniversary to my Mom and Dad! However, we’re not talking wedding anniversary. On Friday, April 2, 1999 at 4:30pm I moved in with my parents. Yes, I know the exact time. I’m neurotic like that.
I have several faint scars on my arm from self-inflicting pain. It’s a dark and lonely place being a cutter. People who cut (or use to cut) have their own reasons. Here is my path and how I overcame.
This was me before I moved in with my aunt and uncle. Right before the abuse started.
Shalom, shalom. It feels like I was in Israel a couple weeks ago, but I guess it’s been almost three months now. What did happen a few weeks ago was the Jewish Federation asked me to speak about my Birthright experience at a big fundraiser. I thought I’d share it here with you as well. [Read more…]