Nina Tryggvason is Dykewriter.
I used to write poetry, short stories, short novels and screenplays (shorts and features). What I write now is about Raw Recovery towards Living Well.
The Recovery Process includes the Agoraphobic Philosopher’s Diary, The Raw Recovery Specialist and the Comedy Transformation from Shut In Stand Up To Lezzie Bruce.
The restoration of my personality and identity – starting with my sense of humour – since that is one of the main measures of mental health – and being willing to assert myself as a matter of fact rather than as a result of effort.
So to that end, the comedy transformation and the emergence of the Lezflirt workshop are about reforming my identity and sense of self as a single woman at 45.
The Lezflirt workshop remains one of my proudest and happiest memories, because I made up a workshop off the top of my head and turned what was supposed to be a 90 minute debate between me and another dyke into a 3 hour consciousness raising session with 19 participants continuing for 2 more hours at a restaurant.
It occurred to me the connection between self esteem to confidence to flirting was a path for recovery for me and is something that I can teach and help other people with.
Because for the last year, that’s what I have been doing with individuals who I have connected with. Helping them to help themselves.
So…. shifting gears and focus, recreating myself again… means remembering where I came from and what I was and that’s the foundation for who I am becoming. So since one of the ideas that I had was to teach writing, it was something else that I could offer to the world so the inclusion of the subblog The Rules of Writering and the creative/fiction writing that I share is about purging the past to clear myself for a future.
I refuse to give up on finding an epic romantic love.
so stay tuned for how this new subblog weaves into and changes the larger story
Additional – July 15, 2013
My Dad has a masters degree in behavioral psychology and had to retired early from the post office.
I come from a long line of civil service with Aunts, Uncles and cousins in public service infrastructure spanning the private and public sectors. I think of my family as the Middle Class Kennedys in Canada, eh?
I worked in 7 federal departments in 13 years, mostling doing emergency preparedness and workplace security.
in my baby dyke days, I was a social activist but I also worked at the Vancouver Women’s Health Collective so I have an extensive training in crisis incidents on top of my emergency prepared incident command training and experience of applying related legislation.
Legislation remains a bitter trigger word. so that’s enough of this for now.
Visibility….Note to Self/Re: visibility
New to the Blogroll: Kevin Karstens: Why Indeed?
Elvis Presley Sectionalized Index Page Added – 2015-07-28
Dykewriter renamed: Nina’s Soap Bubble Box – 2015 – 08-18
And Only The Pause Was Pregnant (stat rollup: 300,000 + collective views – blog)
War on Christmas Index added under ZA
Archived Blogdex Pages of non-active sub-blogs
Science: The Earth Disciplines – Science memes to Dec 2015
- Covering Elvis Presley
- ONJ and Rick Springfield should duet: Aussie Pop
- RHPS: Glitz Glamour Sexuals
- Memes and Moments of Farscape
- Xena Warrior Princess: Greece to Rome
- Star Trekking across the Franchise
- Playing Musical Queers
- Battlestar Galactica: Many to One
- WhedonVerse Images and Show Memes
- Star Trek Franchise Images and Memes
King and Queens of Country – C/W images
Geometric Math is Navigation, Stats are Sociology math to motion memes
White and Black: A spectrum of politics – the Politicians
- Women and Elections the women memes
Music from audio to video: RTI music and music tech and music math of the spheres
- About Nina from Canada, eh
- Anne Lister and a Theology of Naming Lesbians.
- Science and logic vs religious opinon
- I Dyked at the Grocery Store