Part VI: January 7, 2009

For the first time in 6 years I didn’t hate today- this day that I used to black out from my calendar, wanting to forever deny its existence.  It was the first time in as long that I didn’t even think about what today was and how it altered my life.  And while my peers were marrying and procreating, I was in the wilderness barely holding it together.  Six years ago today, I was in an industrial parking lot screaming and exiting my body in shock- begging, pleading and repeatedly telephoning my little sister and telling her to call me back. Continue reading