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"WRITING THROUGH THE PAIN"

"WRITING THROUGH THE PAIN"

By Ingrid D. Johnson
Join me, multi-disciplinary artist, Ingrid D Johnson, as I explore and discuss what healing looks like after the trauma of childhood sexual abuse. Experience different stages of my life as I share flash backs from my childhood, interesting moments living in the child welfare system in my teens, and my struggle to overcome the impact of the abuse on my sense of self in my adulthood. Tune in weekly, as I share my story from pages in my upcoming memoirs with poems and songs from my life, and occasional live interviews with select guests connected to my journey.

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"My Story"- Part 43: Therapy
Join me for another episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story Continued. This week I recallgoing through Therapy in my 30's and the difference it started to make in my adult life as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
28:53
September 30, 2021
"My Story"-Part 42: Caught!
Join me for another episode of "My Story": Writing Through The Pain. Listen to another clip of my upcoming memoirs. On this episode I share problematic behaviors from my past, related to my trauma.
12:44
August 27, 2021
"My Story"- Part 41: Just Friends
Join me for another episode of "My Story" (a clip of my upcoming memoirs) on my podcast, Writing Through The Pain. LISTEN TO MY SONG "HIDE AWAY" ON SPOTIFY TODAY. https://open.spotify.com/track/1RMYJRPms2fSNknxad79cD
09:46
August 19, 2021
"My Story"- Part 40: TEMPTATION
Join me, after a two week hiatus, for a brand new episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story Continued. On this episode, listen to a clip of my upcoming memoirs that explores a dark period in my life when I let loneliness and selfishness rule my life, which leads to a morally bad decision. ***Not suitable for children. Listen to my new song "Hide Away" on Spotify today. HTTPS://OPEN.SPOTIFY.COM/ALBUM/74RN6CSFIUSFGF0VH4AEHU
13:56
August 12, 2021
"My Story"- Part 39: Kalid
Join me for another episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued. On this week's episode, join me as I sift through a memory from my past that eventually leads to a place of true repentance and spiritual transformation. A dark moment in my life, when I was lost and made some shameful choices in my life that I am not proud of. Choices that brought me shame and destroyed other people's lives, including my own, at the time. Join me as I reflect on my broken character, before deciding to truly seek God and make a real change. BUY A COPY OF "HIDE AWAY" HERE and support this podcast. https://ingriddjohnsonthefunkyfreshcrew.bandcamp.com/
20:03
July 21, 2021
"My Story"- Part 38: INTERMISSION
Join me this week as I share my brand new single "Hide Away" written and performed by me (Ingrid D. Johnson) with music composed by Neal Pinto (released on July.12th,2021 on all music platforms). BUY IT HERE: https://ingriddjohnsonthefunkyfreshcrew.bandcamp.com/ In addition to reflecting on a new clip from my upcoming memoirs about my life and healing journey, after the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
23:21
July 14, 2021
My Story": Part 37- My Sinful Mistakes
Join me for another clip of my upcoming memoirs about my life and healing after the trauma of childhood sexual abuse.
12:16
July 14, 2021
"My Story"- Part 36: Deliverance
Welcome back to another episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued. Join me this week as I share my deliverance from a verbally abusive relationship that silenced my voice, for almost a year, and turned me into a shadow of myself.
16:52
June 18, 2021
'My Story" - Part 35 - Taylor Poole
Grab a seat and join me for a new episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continues.
16:13
June 18, 2021
"My Story"- Part 34: Public Enemy #1
After a few weeks off to take care of my family, I am back with a brand new episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story. On this episode I share a clip from my memoirs about a "frienemy" I had in my life for several years who triggered a lot of my trauma from childhood. A person who I never felt safe with because I could never trust them, wholeheartedly. It was a very trying time in my life because this person was someone I loved like family but this person was anything but that and the whole experience left me doubting my own perceptions. Check it out for yourself. Also, check out my new single,"Rainbows" available on Spotify and all streaming platforms now. Thank you for your support! https://open.spotify.com/track/4HwGycmYsoC9BadmYCEAzh
17:11
May 20, 2021
"My Story"- Part 33: ... In The Valley
After taking a two week hiatus, please, join me for a new episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued. A podcast that draws awareness to the life long impact of childhood sexual abuse by featuring clips from my upcoming memoirs "Beauty For Ashes" and sharing various interviews with people in relation to my healing journey. During this episode I will talk about my experience with clinical depression and share my new song,"Rainbows" available now on Spotify, Soundcloud, YouTube, itunes, Bandcamp https://ingriddjohnsonthefunkyfreshcrew.bandcamp.com/releases ... and all streaming platforms. I hope you enjoy this episode and stay tuned for the next one.
15:34
April 15, 2021
"My Story"-Part 32: Men, Money, Sex and inequality
Join me for a new episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued as I share a memory from my memoirs about sexual harassment in the workplace. Viewer discretion is advised. This Episode could be triggering for some. Also, listen to my brand new single,"Rainbows" featuring the musical stylings of Neal Pinto. Available Now on Bandcamp, Spotify and all streaming platforms. www.intheclosetproductions.com to learn more.
17:47
March 25, 2021
"My Story"-Part 31: Lance Devereux
Join me for another episode of My Story continued as I share clips from my upcoming memoirs that deals with facing the impact of childhood sexual abuse during various stages in my life. **** BUY ONE OF MY "MUGS WITH A MISSION" ON ETSY TODAY BY VISITING MY SHOP. https://www.etsy.com/shop/idjdesigns
10:59
March 11, 2021
"My Story"Part 30: Hell in a Basket
After a much needed, one week, hiatus, Join me on this week's episode as I share another clip from my upcoming memoirs about dealing with the life long impact of childhood sexual abuse. Listen to my unstable journey towards finding long lasting peace in the midst of the storm that had become my life. **** VISIT my store on Etsy and purchase one of specially designed mugs to support this podcast and my mission to draw awareness to the life long impact of childhood sexual abuse. Thank you for tuning into my podcast and your ongoing support! https://www.etsy.com/shop/idjdesigns
10:54
March 4, 2021
"My Story"- Part 29: Man with The Iron Mask
Join me for another episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued. Listen to another clip from my upcoming memoirs about dealing with the impact of childhood sexual abuse in my twenties. A time when I struggled with my self esteem and my sense of worth, especially in my romantic relationships. ***Included in this episode my 2009 spoken word Track "Black Man" Featuring Shawn Leon & NDU, in this episode (Available on iTunes and Spotify).
15:26
February 19, 2021
"My Story" Part 28: No Mediation...
Join me for another episode of My story. Grab your favorite beverage or listen in the car to a clip from my upcoming memoirs that deals with learning to overcome the impact of childhood sexual abuse in everyday life. This podcast will be posted on a weekly basis between Wednesday and Thursday evening. Check out Mugs with a Mission on ETSY after to show your support. https://www.etsy.com/shop/IDJDesigns
15:05
February 11, 2021
"My Story"-Part 27: The Restraining Order
Join me this week as I pick up where I left off in my upcoming memoirs about facing and living with the impact of childhood sexual abuse. *Viewer Discretion is Advised. *To order a Mug with a mission https://www.etsy.com/shop/IDJDesigns
11:33
February 4, 2021
"My Story"- Part 26: Silence ... is not Consent
Join me for another harrowing episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued. ***Listener Discretion is Advised.
09:01
January 22, 2021
"My Story"- Part 25: DARKNESS
The Story continues ... after two special episodes (over the Christmas holidays), I am back to sharing clips from my upcoming memoirs. *Listener discretion is advised. This episode can be triggering for some.
14:12
January 14, 2021
"My Story"- Special Edition: Part 24: Pandemic Blues
This pandemic has affected us all and time at home with code red restrictions can only heighten underlining issues or the impact of childhood trauma. Join, me, Winnipeg, multi-disciplinary artist, Ingrid D.Johnson, as I share my thoughts on the pandemic, introspection, and learning to walk in love. A short detour and special episode from the normal, weekly sharing, of my upcoming memoirs.
17:09
January 7, 2021
"My Story" - Special Edition: Part 23: Creative Depression
Grab a post Christmas beverage and treat and join me for a special edition of Writing Through The Pain, as I share my experience being an independent artist and why it depresses me sometimes.
25:36
December 29, 2020
"My Story"- Part 22: Run away ... Girl
Join me on a new episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued... as I share one of my memories pursuing modeling in NYC city and when that dream finally came to an end. In addition to my unstable relationship with Issac Omega and a brand new beginning.*This episode includes my spoken word poem, "The Real Woman," from the 2006 spoken word album "Black Butterfly." 🦋 The beat was produced by Ishq Bector.
41:13
December 17, 2020
"My Story"-Part 21: Peanut Part 2 (Live Interview)
Join me for the second part of my live interview with close friend, who I call "Peanut," on dealing with the impact of trauma, after war.
58:45
December 10, 2020
"My Story"-Part 20: Peanut Part 1 (Live Interview)
Join me on this episode of Writing Through The Pain: "My Story" continued ... as I interview my long time friend and entrepreneur, who I call, "Peanut," who is no stranger to dealing with the impact of childhood trauma in adulthood. ***This is part one of our two part interview.
01:05:59
December 3, 2020
"My Story"-Part 19: Hookers ... and BIG Dreams
Join me for one of most controversial episodes, yet. Learn more about my dysfunctional patterns as I try to navigate life and love, after the impact of childhood sexual abuse.
16:27
November 26, 2020
"My Story:" Part 18: Little Earthquakes
Join me for another episode of Writing Through The Pain: "My Story" ... continued. On this episode, my story continues with me sharing more about my triggers in my early adulthood, searching for love and subconsciously triggering my own pain. ATTENTION: To protect the privacy of others, several names in my story have been changed. Also, to check us out on the top 25 child abuse podcast list, please visit https://blog.feedspot.com/child_abuse_podcasts/
13:19
November 19, 2020
"My Story"- Part 17: Issac Omega
ATTENTION: To protect the privacy of others, several names in my story have been changed. *** Join me for another episode of Writing Through The Pain. Join me on my journey living on my own, as a teenager and discovering who I am, after the trauma of abuse. Listen to clips from my upcoming memoirs and a clip of my 2005 published poem, "Missing".
08:12
November 12, 2020
"My Story"- Part 16: Independent Living
The saga continues ... Join me for another episode of Writing Through The Pain: My Story continued.
13:35
November 5, 2020
"My Story"- Part 15: Cornish
Welcome to another episode of Writing Through The Pain. The story continues as I move from a broken heart, into a new relationship, lose old friends, gain a new friend, and move into my very first apartment on Cornish.
14:28
October 29, 2020
"My Story"- Part 14: ... Triggers
Join us for another episode of Writing Through The Pain as my journey continues ... and I encounter triggers.
16:30
October 22, 2020
"My Story"-Part 13: Abort!
Join me on this episode of "Writing Through The Pain" as I share my experience making a life altering choice at 15 1/2 years old.
11:59
October 15, 2020
"My Story"- Part 12: A Baby?
Life is full of choices. Choices that impact our lives and the lives of others around us. *** In this episode: The song "Changes" by Ingrid D.Johnson & The Funky Fresh Crew. AVAILABLE NOW on Apple & Amazon music. Thank you for your support! https://www.amazon.com/Visions-Dreams-Ingrid-Johnson-Funky/dp/B00TVKAN6Q
19:37
October 8, 2020
"My Story"-Part 11: Mookie
Join me on this episode of "Writing Through The Pain" where I share some of the early effects of childhood sexual abuse in my teens and how that shapes my romantic relationships with boys, as a young, teenage, girl.
21:46
October 1, 2020
"My Story"- Part 10: Garfield Street South
Join me on my journey through care as I embark on my final home away from home. The dreaded group home.
14:32
September 24, 2020
"My Story" - Part 9: Marie C. (Live Interview)
Technical difficulties plagued me during this interview and in my editorial process, delaying my release of this episode, but I can't wait for you to meet Marie Christian. So ... grab a snack and join me as I interview The Director of Voices: The Manitoba Youth in care network. Learn about how her personal experience living in the child welfare system shaped her current career path.
01:24:28
September 17, 2020
"My Story"- Part 8: TROUBLE MAKER
The journey continues as I share memories of being a black, teenage, girl in foster care and introduce one of my original songs 🎵 partially inspired by that part of my journey.
15:53
September 10, 2020
"My Story" - Part 7: Apprehension
Join me for another episode of my weekly podcast, Writing Through The Pain, episode seven. Let me share with you my memories about living in the foster care system, as a teenage girl. In addition to telling more about my inspiration for doing this podcast.
12:30
September 3, 2020
"My Story" - Part 6: Cathy Part 2 (Live Interview)
Join us! Let's "focus" and dig a little bit deeper into Cathy's journey as a social worker and a child abuse therapist.
01:10:56
August 27, 2020
"My Story" Part 5: Cathy Part 1 (Live Interview)
Meet my friend Cathy. Join me in part one of a candid interview with my friend, retired social worker, and child abuse therapist, Catherine Hudek. Learn about the field of social work and child abuse therapy from her perspective, experience and interesting journey.
55:21
August 20, 2020
"My Story" - Part 4: Punishment
The journey continues ... In this week's episode join me as I share my apprehension into foster care and the wonderful person I meet on this journey that supports my fight for justice.
09:43
August 13, 2020
"My Story"- Part 3: Red Flags
The journey continues ... It gets darkest before the dawn.
12:49
August 6, 2020
"My Story" - Part 2: Flash Backs
The story continues ... Get a snack. Pull up a chair. Relax. Journey with me into the memories of my past and back again to the present. Journey with me into the moments that changed and shaped my life forever.
12:36
July 30, 2020
"My Story"- Part 1: Sex Ed
ATTENTION: To protect the privacy of others, several names in my story have been changed. **** The Journey begins! Grab a snack, a comfortable seat, and listen to the very first episode of WRITING THROUGH THE PAIN: "My Story" -Part One. Learn about the impact of childhood sexual from my perspective as a black, Jamaican, Canadian woman. Every episode will share snippets of my journey or share interesting interviews with people in relation to my healing journey. ***NEW EPISODES AIR WEEKLY, BETWEEN WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT AFTER 9 PM.
10:44
July 21, 2020