This topic contains 4 replies, has 5 voices, and was last updated by  Anabela 4 weeks, 1 day ago.

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  • #69032
     Ayanna 
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    Today I finally did something what I wanted to do for a long time.
    It may sound trivial and a bit crazy but it was important to me.
    The abuser controlled what I ate and I was never allowed to eat what I fancied.
    In an area a bit further away from where we lived, which I always liked a lot, there is a bakery that produces fantastic bread and cakes and other sweets.
    I had passed by this bakery numerous times and whenever I wanted to go inside he had hit me at the back of my head.
    As I moved into a different area I rarely passed by this bakery.
    However, every time I saw it I thought that finally I had the chance to go in there and buy whatever I want.
    But this never happened. Something held me back every time I passed by there.
    But not today.
    Today I had a hospital appointment in the morning and after that I decided to roam around and check out places and Christmas Markets.
    Without even planning it I ended up in that area again and saw the bakery from the bus.
    I got out of the bus and this time I went inside that bakery.
    I chose what I fancied most and bought it.
    This feeling that I got, that I can do what I want and what I like and what makes me feel good made me smile big.
    I have overcome this bad memory now as well and covered it with the thick and colourful paint of joy, happiness and freedom.
    And I will go back there and buy more, because their products taste so good! 🙂

  • #69034
     KIP. 
    Participant

    👏 isn’t it a good feeling as we overcome our triggers and fears. As we take our power back. Well done you! Enjoy another giant leap forward 🍰 🧁

  • #69037
     Iwantmeback 
    Participant

    I love that you have managed to overcome this fear. Brilliant💜💜

    IWMB 💕💕

  • #69066
     Butterflyboo 
    Participant

    I love this Ayanna, good for you! 🙂

  • #69079
     Anabela 
    Participant

    Ayanna, reading this made me smile!! Such a positive post!! ❤❤

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