Possible trigger warning: Slight talk of cutting sobriety.

In searching to find stories from others who have changed their names — and blogged about it — I found an article that really resonates with me.

I think a lot of people think my desire to change my name is a phase, and I finally feel I can articulate my reasoning for a name change, even if it’s only a draft for until I can better explain it.

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I’m still looking for a food scale, but meh. I am also planning to registering a PO box, but I first need to figure out a second form of identification… my driver’s license, the first piece of identification, still has my Wills Point address (ugh), and I lack bills that get sent to the house… so maybe I can find my Voter Registration card?

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The way I have been feeling lately is similar to that of when I almost drowned during the Tidal Wave event that happened several times throughout the day and at least twice during the same hour in the Texas-shaped wave pool at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Before I knew it, my ring float was somehow attached to me by only my hand, and I… I was bobbing on the surface, trying to stay up.

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Before I blogged, I’d save tidbits of my life in shoe boxes. I’d fill them until they wouldn’t fit anything else. They were mine, and no one messed with them. I could easily hide them under my bed or in my closet, and no one would know they were there.

I wrote things as a child that upset my mother, and when I was at school, she’d tear up my room to see what I’d written all the time.

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