Sammiches and Psychmeds published a rewrite of my Homeless Mermaid post. You can find it here. http://www.sammichespsychmeds.com/the-homeless-mermaid-and-the-whale-my-story-of-abuse-and-freedom/ I’m going to go have some sort of chocolate to celebrate. Also, hoping to think of a million other genius ideas. No pressure. Just chocolate and celebrating and brainstorming.
About eight years ago at Christmas time, I was homeless. In some ways, I was lucky. I didn’t have to sleep on an actual sidewalk in an actual cardboard box. I did see plenty of people that had no where else to go. I saw too many children that were homeless and hungry. There were…
For this week’s prompt, your story should include some form of picking up the pieces. Ella used to have all kinds of stuff- toys, clothes, clothes for her Barbie – in her own house. Now she was down to having an afghan and a toothbrush. Even the clothes she was wearing weren’t really hers. She…