Tag: domestic violence

  • Tired Is An Understatement

    “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice”- Bob Marley During a court ordered visit my son’s father Jhavier tricked our four-year-old son into showing him where I lived. For four years I tried my hardest never to let my son’s father know where I lived. I ended our […]

  • Tiger Stripes

    ” Behavior never lies” – Gary Blair I was admitted to the hospital 12/14/2014 to start the labor process for my son. Jhavier showed up to the hospital 12/17/14. Jhavier and I hadn’t spoken since about July 2014 around the time I was six months pregnant. There was so much turmoil between Jhavier and I […]

  • To Blog or Not to Blog

    The brighter the rainbow, the badder the weather -Lil Wayne I haven’t made a blog post in almost two months for a slew of different reasons. The main reason is because I wasn’t sure if I was doing the right thing by blogging. Don’t get me wrong I felt and I still feel like by […]

  • But Did You Die Pt3

    “I’ve been doing this job for four years and you are the only woman that showed up to court. I’m proud of you” ~ Austin Hansen Baltimore City Police Officer June 14th two weeks after my son’s father punched me in the face and attempted to hit my son and myself with a moving car […]

  • But Did You Die Pt2

    “This seems to be the most pro-criminal group of legislators I’ve ever seen” – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan The next Morning after Jhavier my son’s father punched me in the face, and attempt to hit our son and myself with a car I woke up in extreme pain. My body was sore, and my I was emotionally drained. It was […]

  • But Did You Die? Part I

    “This seems to be the most pro-criminal group of legislators I’ve ever seen” – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan  Shortly after my son turned 2 years old his father Jhavier was granted unsupervised visitation. He was ordered to see our son every other weekend starting Friday at 5pm until Sunday at 8 pm.  I was granted full […]

  • Leave

    Last year I read an article about a young woman killed by her son’s father. Tonja Chadwick was a 20 year old mother, and aspiring nurse. She was shot in the head by her boyfriend wrapped in blankets and buried under a pile of leaves. Reading this story, and seeing it all over the news […]

  • Enough is Enough

    Jhavier made me hot dogs and eggs smothered in ketchup for breakfast.  I was pregnant and concerned about eating healthy that I didn’t want hot dogs, I really don’t like eggs and I hate when people pour condiments all over my food. “I wanted to do something nice for you. I don’t know how things […]

  • PETA

    Love doesn’t hurt you. A person that doesn’t know how to love you hurts you – Tony Gaskins Jr Two weeks passed since I found out Jhavier the father of my unborn child and my boyfriend was soliciting sex online. We still lived together, and I tried to move passed our first disastrous incident with […]

  • Mind Games

    Mind Games “The bravest thing I’ve ever done is continuing to live when I wanted to die” ~ JULIETTE LEWIS I sat on the couch watching television with my best friend, her boyfriend and his best friend. Everyone was laughing and discussing the show’s shenanigans and how reality tv was so unrealistic. All of a […]