WRITER. FRANCOPHILE. PTSD SURVIVOR.
“You never know when rage has run its course. There is no ending bell, no time constraint. It exists on its own terms, flooding the space with uncertain finality. Rage is infinite, like sky.”
Small Towns Make Me Nervous; Bright Bones: Contemporary Montana Writing
DID YOU KNOW?
THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF PTSD IS SEXUAL ASSAULT.
PTSD AFFECTS 10% OF WOMEN AND 4% OF MEN.
70% OF ADULTS WILL EXPERIENCE PTSD IN THEIR LIFETIME.
TRAUMA IS A HUMAN EXPERIENCE.
YOU’RE HERE BECAUSE YOU HAVE A HEART.
Cultures influence how we respond to trauma. Victims and survivors of abuse often feel ostracized and ashamed of their experience. I’m here to share my story because PTSD taught me life’s most important lessons about empathy. Every victim shines a brilliant light—together, we can live and love beyond the silence.