Category Archives: therapy

My new blog- please respond…

Hello, friends. I’ve changed my blog name to http://www.lorilara.com. I really want to stay connected. Please visit my site and click follow so we can stay connected…sorry if this is a duplicate message. I’m not a very techie person. :/Continue reading

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5 words that turned trauma into a gift…

I was given an incredible gift today and I just have to share it with you. It wasn’t wrapped in Christmas paper, and it didn’t arrive in a UPS truck. The gift was given to me in a phone call … Continue reading

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Emotional streaking…

Just a quick note before I share my little breakthrough this morning. When I decided to write a blog about my recovery, I never intended it to be real-time. I thought it would be a reflective memoir of sorts, a … Continue reading

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Meeting my mom for the first time

  I’ve been writing for my mom’s website so our family and friends can have real-time updates on her recovery from brain surgery. In addition to this being the deepest, most important writing project I’ve ever done, it’s also my … Continue reading

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Come join the fight!

I had the privilege of being a guest blogger for one of my favorite ministries, Agape International Missions (AIM). Most trauma survivors who are fighting through their own recovery would agree there’s nothing more fulfilling than to step out of our own experience … Continue reading

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Goodbye co-dependency…

I used to be a die-hard co-dependent. Somewhere along my childhood I picked up the role and responsibility for being the peace maker, relationship negotiator and liaison, feeling sorter and manager, and life coach to everyone around me. My life … Continue reading

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Grief is a funny thing….again

I’ve been writing a lot about the death of my best friend for a special writing project, so I thought I’d repost this blog since it’s what’s been on my mind constantly. I love you, C. I miss you every … Continue reading

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