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If Jimmy Fallon almost lost his finger, I might lose mine too

If Jimmy Fallon tells you, “Don’t google ring avulsion,” listen to him. Of course I didn’t listen. As soon as I watched the video of him explaining why he was in the ICU for ten days, I googled “ring avulsion.”

Jimmy didn’t tell me why I shouldn’t look. And I hate being told not to do something.

23 truths every victim of child molestation needs to know

Did you find my blog because you searched, “stories of child molestation graphic?” In .34 seconds you were given over three million results on Google. My story is on the top of the list.

How do I know you searched for graphic stories of child molestation? Because you found my blog, and I have a record of what you searched.

There is more than one way to skin a cat or fix a mailbox

My father said, “There is more than one way to skin a cat.” And, he was right. There is. You could pull off the skin like a sock, or you could cut down the center line on the stomach with a sharp knife and take off the skin like a coat. There is always more than one […]