A Leaf on the Wind

Autobiography of abuse

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by S. Pumpkin
Innocence
Prologue

An Autobiography of Abuse

Posted March 15, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Valerie learns to talk to the Red Rooster
Chapter 1

The Big Red Rooster

Posted February 2, 2009
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A day with the babysitter
Chapter 2

Mrs. B.

Posted February 2, 2009
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Valerie has secret
Chapter 3

Secrets

Posted February 3, 2009
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Unexplainable gaps in time
Chapter 4

The Wonder of the Human Mind

Posted February 3, 2009
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Valerie has an incredible memory
Chapter 5

Diane

Posted February 4, 2009
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Valerie's father's inappropriate behavior
Chapter 6

Lies

Posted February 4, 2009
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Life quickly goes back to normal for Valerie
Chapter 7

Umbrellas

Posted February 5, 2009
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Valerie's father comes home. Nothing has changed.
Chapter 8

Daddy's Girl

Posted February 5, 2009
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Valerie's father violently rapes her
Chapter 9

Fear

Posted February 6, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Stress is causing serious problems for Valerie
Chapter 10

Things That Go Bump in the Night

Posted February 6, 2009
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Valerie's frustrtion wih God's silence upsets her
Chapter 11

God Doesn't Care

Posted February 7, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Valerie's strange behavior frightens her
Chapter 12

Nooks and Crannies

Posted February 7, 2009
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Valerie's mother and father have a terrible fight.
Chapter 13

Blisters and a Really Big Fight

Posted February 8, 2009
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Valerie has 3 new baby sisters
Chapter 14

Colleen, Denise, and Mary

Posted February 9, 2009
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Valerie makes a friend
Chapter 15

The Fifth Grade

Posted February 10, 2009
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Valerie gets rebuked when she asks a question
Chapter 16

Dumb Questions

Posted February 11, 2009
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Valerie confronts her mother with undeniable proof
Chapter 17

Undeniable Proof

Posted February 12, 2009
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Valerie's rellief is shotlived
Chapter 18

A Simple Misunderstanding

Posted February 12, 2009
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Nothing changes. Life as goes on.
Chapter 19

More of the same

Posted February 13, 2009
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Valerie's Mother agrees to a family conference
Chapter 20

Betrayal Part 1

Posted February 13, 2009
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The family conference does not go as planned
Chapter 21

Betrayal Part 2

Posted February 14, 2009
General / Fiction
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Valerie asks her mother a simple question
Chapter 22

A Simple Question

Posted February 17, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Valerie is developing much slower than her sister.
Chapter 23

Breasts

Posted February 18, 2009
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Valerie finally has a boyfriend
Chapter 24

Lee

Posted February 19, 2009
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Valerie questions her inability to feel love
Chapter 25

A Four -Letter- Word

Posted February 20, 2009
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Valerie finally seeks help.
Chapter 26

Taking Action

Posted February 21, 2009
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Valerie's sister Colleen, lives in a fantasy world
Chapter 27

Colleen's World

Posted February 23, 2009
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Valerie and Bonnie are no longer friends.
Chapter 28

More Secrets

Posted February 23, 2009
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Valerie's mother catches he father with Collen
Chapter 29

The End of Denial

Posted February 24, 2009
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Valerie expeiences severe depression
Chapter 30

Hear No Evil

Posted February 25, 2009
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Valerie has reached her limit.
Chapter 31

Daddy Loves Me

Posted February 26, 2009
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Valerie is sent away to live with relatives.
Chapter 32

Deportation

Posted February 27, 2009
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Faking an orgasm isn't all it's cracked up to be
Chapter 33

And The Oscar Goes To....

Posted February 28, 2009
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Valerie finds love
Chapter 34

Hugo

Posted March 1, 2009
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Lost without Hugo, Valerie starts drinking.
Chapter 35

Mending a Broken Heart

Posted March 3, 2009
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Valerie and Richard's relationship develops.
Chapter 36

Love and Marriage

Posted March 4, 2009
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Marriage provided a perfect refuge and motherhood
Chapter 37

Bliss

Posted March 5, 2009
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Valerie's strange phobias create problems
Chapter 38

Irrational Fears

Posted March 6, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Valerie learns her father has molested her niece
Chapter 39

Teresa

Posted March 7, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Valerie connot contol her obsessive thoughts.
Chapter 40

Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Posted March 9, 2009
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Richard confronts Valerie
Chapter 41

Walking on Eggshells

Posted March 9, 2009
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Valerie's downhill spiral continues.
Chapter 42

The Inevitable

Posted March 10, 2009
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Richard and Valerie separate.
Chapter 43

Living in a Fish Bowl

Posted March 10, 2009
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Valerie's bizarre psycholgical behavior returns.
Chapter 44

All Alone in a Crowd

Posted March 11, 2009
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Valerie's father dies. She attends the wake.
Chapter 45

Saying Goodbye

Posted March 11, 2009
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Valerie learns her father was molested
Chapter 46

One More Family Secret

Posted March 12, 2009
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Valerie loses control
Chapter 47

Losing My Mind

Posted March 12, 2009
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After the fire the girls go to stay with their dad
Chapter 48

A Simple Promise

Posted March 13, 2009
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The Stress finally becomes too much.
Chapter 49

Time To Get Help

Posted March 13, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Valerie is admitted to the hospital
Chapter 50

7 East

Posted March 15, 2009
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Finally, Valerie is diagnosed with P
Chapter 51

Another Family Conference

Posted March 16, 2009
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Valerie Learns another terrible secret
Chapter 52

Broken Promises

Posted March 17, 2009
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Valerie learns Dr. P will no longer be her doctor.
Chapter 53

Changing of the Guard

Posted March 17, 2009
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Valeire is in the hospital again.
Chapter 54

Dancing with the Devil

Posted March 18, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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Unable to get a job Valerie gets inventive.
Chapter 55

Jack and Sue

Posted March 19, 2009
General / Fiction
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Valerie hits bottom.
Chapter 56

Chasing the Dragon

Posted March 20, 2009
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Valerie goes home for a few days to rest.
Chapter 57

Home Sweet Home

Posted March 21, 2009
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Valerie makes a career change
Chapter 58

Cops and Robbers

Posted March 21, 2009
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Valerie discovers a lump
Chapter 59

Bad News

Posted March 22, 2009
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Valerie continues to work as a CI
Chapter 60

And Life Goes On

Posted March 23, 2009
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Sarah moves out.
Chapter 61

Tension

Posted March 24, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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The Federal Government joins the investigation
Chapter 62

God Help Us, It's The Feds!

Posted March 24, 2009
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The Sting
Chapter 63

The End of Two Long Years

Posted March 25, 2009
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Val steps up to the plate during a family crisis
Chapter 64

A Lesson on Love

Posted March 26, 2009
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Valerie's Mother is acting strange
Chapter 65

Someting's Terribly Wrong

Posted March 26, 2009
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Mom is hospitalized.
Chapter 66

Dementia

Posted March 27, 2009
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Teresa takes charge.
Chapter 67

Power

Posted March 27, 2009
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Mom has a relapse.
Chapter 68

Descent Into Hell

Posted March 28, 2009
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Valerie and her mother move back home.
Chapter 69

The Shit Hits the Fan

Posted March 29, 2009
Biographical / Non-Fiction
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The house is destroyed.
Chapter 70

Dear God, Why?

Posted March 30, 2009
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We head for Mexico.
Chapter 71

Como Esta?

Posted March 30, 2009
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Valerie tells her mother everything.
Chapter 72

The Truth

Posted March 31, 2009
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Valerie and her mother become friends.
Chapter 73

No Touchy, No Feely

Posted March 31, 2009
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The last chapter
Chapter 74

A Leaf on the Wind

Posted April 1, 2009
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