Living on a small holding in rural Alberta, raising kids and animals, growing stuff, creating things with fibre, and living with PTSD.
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Those are my hands, holding the book that I wrote.
It’s got my name on the front.
It’s got my words inside, and the patterns I designed, and the pictures I took of the things I knit from those patterns.
I did it.
I published a book.
I am so stink'n proud of you... not only for writing a book but for all the healing work you had to do to get this far.You are an amazing woman that I am so honored to call my bestest!
I'm very proud of you - the book is great - dealing with the past is a huge challenge and you've taken the journey ... I have some idea of how difficult this road to healing is. My prayers are with you on this road. And now - congratulations to Wes and Nolan who I am sure contributed to it behind the scenes! Mom
Congratulations.Your story is inspirational and yur spinning and knitting is great too. I'm very glad I found your blog.Tracy
Wow!!I'm so impressed and jealous. Yes, I'm jealous. Although I write every day, it's not the type of stuff that grabs people and makes them want to read more.Congratulations.Colette.
congraulations what a great feeling hope it now sells well love reading your blog and hope 2012 is fantastic for you
That is amazing! Good for you! What a cool way to start your year.
Thanks, everyone!It's been quite the journey. I knew that writing was helpful, but I hadn't really processed how much of a difference it made to write with the express purpose of having someone who didn't know the story at all be the reader. You have to explain all of it - even the parts you maybe would rather skim over, the parts you don't want to think about so much. And that was the secret to the healing.I hope with all my heart that the book is helpful to someone out there, somehow, someday.
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