Life In Prison

Pursuing Greatness

I woke up today and looked out a window through metal bars, and saw a fence with razor wire around it. I am grateful that my bed is next to a window and close to a heater that keeps me cozy and warm. It's cold…
Life In Prison

Who I Am Today

I had a great visit with my family a few weeks ago. Chad came by himself one morning, and we shared some tender moments that I cherish. When I talked to CJ she said: "Mom, I think I should tell you something that I finally…
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Meeting Max

This is Chad.  Portia has been asked to take a leadership role in the treatment program she's in and it requires a lot of her time and energy and doesn't allow for much time to blog.  She asked me to post pictures from our visit…
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The Battle of Life

I participated in a competition called "The Battle of The Units",  a while back. Every year each unit forms a  team to compete in multiple events over four weeks. The points are added up at the end, and the unit that wins get's to watch…
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Free Woman

A letter recently arrived from a friend who is active in criminal justice reform. He mentioned that he is impressed with the progress I've made in self awareness. I believe most of that self awareness has come through my spirituality. My religion is a big…
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Becoming a Grandmother

I became a grandmother this week, what a beautiful experience! Shelby was induced on Monday morning.  I called Chad when I got off work to see how things were going, and Shelby picked up the phone and said: "Mom, I'm sorry I'm kind of emotional,…
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It’s the Journey Not the Destination

Being in treatment here is helping me. We interact as community, and have service groups, and classes that we participate in and lead. We hold each other accountable for our actions, and learn how to communicate effectively. We also learn how important our thoughts are,…
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