Life In Prison

Just some ideas, thoughts and various ramblings for your enjoyment.

A New Beginning

Today is Sunday, December 30, 2018, and we recently celebrated Christmas, and the year is almost over. This was the last Christmas I will spend in prison. I prayed to our Father in heaven that He would allow me to keep the experiences I've had…

My Sisters in Federal Prison

I haven't written a blog post for a long time. My focus has been on healing and growth for the past several months, and the time and energy I've spent has brought big rewards. I graduated from the RDAP program on November 7th, and requested…

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…

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…

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…

Thanks for Sharing the Journey

I recently received an award in treatment that was very meaningful to me. Several of the women in our program wrote me letters, and I decided to share some of them with all of you. Ms. Louder, Since I met you I have always admired…

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…

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…

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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