Here is the work I have done on my board book pages 1 & 2. To see the stage before this click here. I don't know if these are finished.
Perhaps you are wondering why my board book has "DeeDee" written all over it. I would be. The truth is that DeeDee is not the name I go by. I haven't been called DeeDee for the past 28 years. As I grew up in the U.S., no one in Australia knows me by that name.
I am not on the run. I haven't done anything I am overly ashamed of. I just changed my name.
Then I went to a wonderful spiritual healer who said that I needed to reintegrate with my childhood name. Well, that isn't exactly what she said. She asked if I would be willing to go back to DeeDee. I'm not. The truth is it makes me feel too vulnerable. It brings back that not very happy little girl and the pain I have tried to leave behind.
But I also see that now I am strong enough to reintegrate with that child and her pain. Hence I am using DeeDee in some areas of my life. I have asked a few friends that I feel safe with to call me DeeDee. It is difficult for them to remember.
So that is why my board book has DeeDee written all over it. It is my healing scrapbook board book.