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Thursday, December 1, 2022

I Hate My Mother -I Need To Catch My Breath

I Need To Catch My Breath I am ~19,500 words into this story, and as I thought might happen, I had my first nightmare last night. It had taken me two days to write the “Manger” segments as I struggled to recall details and put them down where I had to read them. That’s never been an issue for me... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

I Hate My Mother - Part - D (Last cut from this episode - 1125 words)

That afternoon, my brother left the barn door open, one of the young bulls I was supposed to deliver down the road within the next three days got out, and ended up on the road where he was hit by a semi-truck taking onions from a local field to the warehouse less than a minute later. I was upset not... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

I Hate My Mother - Part C

It took me over a week to get rid of the headache I had and another week to get rid of most of the swelling. Dad was on a long shift where he was on the road with the semi, and was home for about sixteen hours and then was gone again for another five days. She forced me to stay in the barn while dad... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 28, 2022

I Hate My Mother - Mom Hammers It Home - Part B

As normal as a night’s milking could go, this night was perfect. I had everything done and cleaned up by eight. I thought about going to the house to grab something to eat, but it took my mind back to what was happening with the cows. It wasn’t dark yet, but I grabbed the flashlight and headed to... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 27, 2022

I Hate My Mother - Mom Hammers It Home - Part A

Mom Hammers It Home I’m going to tell you a most frightening story of how I got one of the most prominent scars mom put on my body. It was a hot and humid July day in 1965. The only good thing about this story is that I don’t remember most of it. I was just shy of being twelve, and I was spending a... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 26, 2022

The Haystack Incident - Part C

At fifteen, I stood at five feet, seven inches, and I outweighed her by at least seventy-five pounds. I was used to moving twelve-hundred-pound cattle around, so I figured I had an advantage. Little did I know how wrong I was. I ran to the assault scene and got myself between her and my brothers.... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 25, 2022

The Haystack Incident - Part B

Things with my mom were coming to a boil, and I went out of my way to avoid her as much as possible. I had a rage inside me that was approaching the rage she carried in her. Staying away from her was the best solution to avoiding more conflict. The beating of the younger children continued, but mom... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

The Haystack Incident - Part A - 760 words

The Haystack Incident You may not believe it, but I have sat here, staring at the computer screen for almost an hour before I could write anything, but eventually, I did. This was one of the last major abuse incidents that happened before I left home permanently, but I will fill you in on that day... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

I Hate My Mother - Part Four - Who Ate My Donut? (1030 words)

Who Ate My Donut? The last thing I want to do is make you think I was the only kid in the family who was the subject of abuse. When it came to “discipline,” my mom was an equal opportunity abuser. She beat all six of us. As I look back with many more things in perspective than I ever knew back then,... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

I Hate My Mother - Hold The Bus - Part C (345 words)

After my father died in 1994, I asked myself the same question so many people asked me. “Why didn’t he stop the abuse?” I was still in the grief process of his sudden and unexpected death, but I couldn’t answer the question - why didn’t he stop her? It took me several weeks to come to terms with the... Sign in to see full entry.

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