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Lori Anne Thompson @LoriAnneThomps2
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1. I/we survived (this was seriously in question still)

2. I left what was a 25+ career in the health field because trauma truncated and took over.

3. We made a decision to leave a toxic environment created by #churchtoo

4. I completed a course of four trauma intensives that covered the first 18 years of abuse. Phew.

5. I joined a community center and slowly started to uncurl my body from the curled up ball it had become from #churchtoo #trauma

6. I wrote for a #churchtoo documentary coming out this spring with


where I met



7. After the filming I had two things I had never had before: deeply true fellows and a restored voice.
@chasingphoto @kennys901 @brookshansen247 @jdahlmd @BB_515_ #2018inReview

8. I was invited to speak at The Courage Conference where I mustered all my brave. There I met so many of you. How precious you were to behold.

9. I found my brave.
@chasingphoto @kennys901 @brookshansen247 @jdahlmd @BB_515_ #2018inReview

10. I was accepted to grad school. I succeeded with a 93% in my first course, which I assumed was a fluke. The outcome of the second course was the same.

11. I decided that I was on the right track and had not lost my mind amid the #churchtoo trauma train wreck.
@chasingphoto @kennys901 @brookshansen247 @jdahlmd @BB_515_ #2018inReview

12. I watched as a child I love, walk with the man I love and grow from a Me to a We

13. I cried - a lot.
@chasingphoto @kennys901 @brookshansen247 @jdahlmd @BB_515_ #2018inReview

14. I set up home where nobody knows my name and I like it that way.

15. I wrote 64 posts about sexual abuse at

16. I watched as credible victims spoke the truth and the powerful masses believed the liars.
@chasingphoto @kennys901 @brookshansen247 @jdahlmd @BB_515_ #2018inReview

17. I spoke the truth within the confines of my treaty.

18. In 2019, I will watch and wait while the truth does what He says it must.

#churchtoo #trauma #recovery
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