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11 October 2006

A COURSE IN SELF-DEFENSE

What would you do?
A gang of grown men surround you and your 3 year old child after you've put in a shift at the mobile soup kitchen. They proceed to hurl insults and garbage at you and your child ... all courtesy of the rat bastard husband you've finally gotten out of your life.
What would you do?
I don't know.

Who would you turn to for comfort?
No one.

19 comments:

Anonymous said...

You turn to your friends.

Coco said...

I'm sorry, my friends. This time, the wounds are a little too deep to share. I don't know when I'll be back. Just know I love you and won't forget about you.

Anonymous said...

I'm praying for you Coco. Know that I'm ALWAYS here if u wanna talk..love u sweety

Anonymous said...

You should have called the police immediately. I think you said you got rid of your cell phone...that is a mistake.. but also the police or the shelter might be able to supply you with one that can only be used to dial emergency numbers...

you turn to your friends for comfort Coco..all of us...

Anonymous said...

OK...butting in here..but it is time you pack up and move...new city...new home...teachers (especially gifted teachers like you) are needed everywhere...

I know you love your hometown...but it is not worth it any longer...

Anonymous said...

You turn to your friends Coco... that's what we are here for.

You GO NOW AND get an Order of Protection taken out against this rat and make sure that he stays so very far, far away.

We love you and are praying for you!

Love ya!
Lee Ann

Anonymous said...

OH COCO ~ OH COCO ----

We sure can use a really gifted teacher in Tennessee. You would know me and Bond and Am and Dana and ... why don't you consider heading south???? We've got ya back, don't we Bond and Am and Dana and.....????

Angell said...

Coco - come on down to Toronto. The Dufferin Peel School Board could use some great teachers - some of the ones they've got now are just not cutting it.

And you turn to us for hugs and comfort. And of course, a seat on the couch, a blanket and a big screen TV to watch all of Tay's performances.

Now can you beat that?

We love you.

Travis said...

I really hate that you and Brennan are going through this. Do what's best for the both of you and please know that your friends are hear to support you.

Coco said...

Thank you all for your caring words. I love you all very much.

Sueann said...

I am always here for you! Please trust me and turn to me, my dear friend. Don't you dare turn away from me...you would be there for me! Please allow me the same respect. Now, come here so I can HUG you!

Love,
Sue

Anonymous said...

I am just not sure how the word aBOOT would sound with a s'thern accent....

AH heck..it would be fine...

amynoroom said...

OMG, Coco...what's wrong??????? That's terrible!!!

Anonymous said...

Aww Coco...I just pray that you find some comfort in whatever path you take. Know that you are loved, by more people than you can ever imagine.

Love Julie

Lynn said...

Coco-I'm behind on reading your post. What a scary and humiliating experience that must have been for you and your baby.

The fact that the rat bastard had his friends do his "dirty work" only confirms that not only is he a rat bastard, he's a chicken-shit rat bastard too!

Good riddance and I'm proud of you for making that huge step in your life.

Yes, I'm sorry this happened to you, but I'm also fightin' mad! That might be an emotion you want to try out! Just my opinion...I may be wrong...

From a newly deputized member of Coco's posse---Lynn

Anonymous said...

My dearest Coco,

I would not know what to do if that happened to my while I was with my 7 and 3 year old children either. It is easier for us to tell you what to do when we're not in the situation (although, I'm getting pretty well close to it). I do know this, if you are in need of help, turn to your friends - cyber or real. No matter who we are or where we are the true ones will answer the call.

And if ever, you are presented with this situation again, FIGHT - FIGHT LIKE BLOODY HELL - for yourself, and your child. Give yourself the upper hand. Knowing that you are stronger, and showing that you are is an intimidating behavior. Don't let evil win...

I love you and am here for you whenever you need me.

busy91 said...

Well Bond can atest to this but I would have pulled out a blade and cut. Sorry you had to deal with that. That sucks.

Anndi said...

Dear friend,

Solar plexus, instep, nose, GROIN!

If you need us..we're here Sweetie.. always.

I'm so sorry they did this to you and Brennan.
Best advice short of leaving the area, vary your routine, drive don't walk, take self defense...

If you need to talk....

Anonymous said...

From the mind of Meribah:

My goodness, Coco! What an awful thing to have happen to you! Looking at the date of this post, it looks like I'm behind...again! I certainly hope everything works out better for you. Try not to let it get you down. Just remember, we are here for you. Hugs and God bless!

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