In Memory of Kay

Keep Holding On. Footage of Kay’s Last Days.


 

—-This is a video about Empowerment,  Not Victimization.

 

It is my hope that you watch,  learn,
pass on,  share, and become
educated about domestic violence in all its rotten, good for nothing,  insidious forms.

 

It is my hope that you leave your abusive situation while your
heart is still beating, your voice is still rising,  and your love is still growing.

 

It is my hope that you KNOW without doubt:  YOU
ARE WORTH MORE.

 

It has taken 3 years to look at the last footage of my dear sister,  Kay.

 

The first time I watched the recording was last month.

 

I sobbed like a baby.
I sobbed and sobbed.   O’  God how I miss her.  O’ God how I love her.

 

Then I called my extremely gifted cousin,  Caroline,
and we (mostly her)  created this
video below.

 

xxXx

 

—-Domestic Abuse Hot Line.  Don’t wait one more day.

A Safety Plan To Get Out

1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

 

 


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  • Reply
    Jenyfer
    November 1, 2013 at 1:35 pm

    This was so touching. It brought tears to my eyes, remembering how I have been affected by this awful thing called Domestic Violence. My prayers are with you always Kim.

    Love and Light

    Jen
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    elizabeth
    November 1, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Dear Kim,
    this is so powerful. this is the first time I have seen Kay. She was so beautiful and my heart is broken for her and you and your family. xoxo I have no more words.
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    dad
    November 1, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    Thank You so much Kim & Caroline for this beautiful video, I hope after watching this video
    all you people out there, do not be silent, speak up, yell out. Don’t forget, there is a lot of help
    out there.
    Kim And Caroline
    I love You So Much
    Dad And Uncle

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    Angie J
    November 1, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    I love this! Thank you so much for sharing this video of Kay.

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    mercy
    November 1, 2013 at 3:04 pm

    Beautiful.

    love you.

    xxxxxx

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    Hotly Spiced
    November 1, 2013 at 3:16 pm

    How precious is that footage of Kay. I can understand why it would have been too painful to view. You and your cousin have turned that footage into something positive and very powerful. Kay would be so proud xx
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    LuAnn Skorich
    November 1, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Wow, Kim. This was fantastic. You are SO generous to share this video footage of Kay with those of us who knew her (and everyone else). Watching her little hand movements, her facial expressions… priceless. I’m touched beyond words. So powerful. Love you!!!!

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    Elephant's Child
    November 1, 2013 at 3:56 pm

    Tears here.
    Domestic violence is an obscenity. An obscenity which you are doing so much to name, to shame, to CONQUER.
    Hugs and love.
    PS: I hate the term ‘domestic’ violence. We need one that captures the ugliness better. ‘Domestic’ implies tame to me. Cosiness. And violence in the home, where you should be safest, from the very people you have given all your trust to, is neither tame nor cosy.
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    CheChe
    November 1, 2013 at 3:57 pm

    I love it Kim. So special. Thank you for sharing it.

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      My Inner Chick
      November 5, 2013 at 5:37 am

      Che Che,
      thank you for all of your support, encouragement, & love. Xx
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        patty Cherro
        December 1, 2014 at 10:16 pm

        Such a touching video kay was such a beautiful woman inside and out hugs for you my friend your an awesome amazing person kid ooxx

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    Lisa thomson
    November 1, 2013 at 4:07 pm

    Wow, that is powerful! Kay’s beauty shines through. I’m sure she is so proud of you, kim and all that you are doing in her memory, to help others. I need to get my kleenex now .
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    Mike
    November 1, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    Oh our dearest Kim this was absolutely stunningly powerful to my heart. I have some tears trickling down my cheeks typing this. I’m so honored that you shared this on your blog for all of us to see. May the quest to negate domestic violence only become stronger and everyone become more vigilant. All of our love to you always, xoxo’s !
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    Ellen M. Gregg
    November 1, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    So beautiful, Kim, and heartbreaking in its necessity, yet uplifting and powerful in its message.

    My second-oldest niece was the victim of domestic violence a couple weeks ago. 24 weeks pregnant, and he threw her across the room. She survived it, and the baby did, too. He isn’t allowed near her, and is facing hefty charges.

    Thing is, there were warning signs. Turns out, he was verbally abusive to her. She didn’t tell anyone until after the physical abuse happened.

    When she told me, she said, “He was verbally abusive, Aahnee. But, ya know, those are just words.”

    I told her that *no* form of abuse is acceptable. Ever. She said, “I know, Aahnee.”

    I feel as though she knows that’s true, but she hasn’t taken it to heart. I worry he’ll promise never to do it again – to be good/better – and she’ll give him that chance because she’s carrying their child. And because he’s a doctor, and so he surely wouldn’t do that again. Right? It was just an accident. Right? He was just having a bad day. Right?

    Wrong and wrong and wrong. All of it so wrong. I’m sharing this with her, right now.

    Love you. Peace. ~Ellen

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    debbie
    November 1, 2013 at 4:37 pm

    Absolutely beautiful Kim. Kay was stunning and her beauty just shines through. You are a wonderful example of making a difference in so many peoples lives. No form of abuse or violence should ever, every be tolerated.
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    Beverly Diehl
    November 1, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    Beautiful, heartbreaking. I am sure that this video is going to save lives, because women (and men) will see Kay’s inner and outer beauty and realize, yes, it could happen to them, or someone they love.
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    Meditating mummy
    November 1, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    Kim, what a beautiful message. So painful to face, yet so strong, so important for those who need help. To see Kay, what a beautiful person, I salute you!

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    Red Dwyer
    November 1, 2013 at 7:01 pm

    Added to my my playlist.

    I love you,
    xxx
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    Monica
    November 1, 2013 at 9:04 pm

    What a beautiful, moving video. The songs you and your cousin chose tug at your heartstrings and yet are inspiring. Thank you for sharing, Kim. A touching tribute to Kay and a wonderful public service.
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    Tia
    November 1, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    I am speechless! This video is going to change so many peoples life. It is amazing! I love you and I am so proud of you.

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    solidgoldcreativity
    November 1, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    Oh, Kim, it’s so sad to see Kay in all her beauty and life. It must have really taken something to watch it. What you’ve created is very powerful. I will share it on my blog tomorrow. You are beautiful. xxx
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    carrie
    November 1, 2013 at 10:43 pm

    Kim, absolutely beautiful tribute to Kay. I sobbed and just wanted to hug her and you.
    A powerful message that I will continue to pass along.
    Thank you so much, you and Kay are changing the world.
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    Jann
    November 2, 2013 at 2:33 am

    Kim, I’m incredibly touched by this. You’ve turned tragedy into something so life-affirming. Kay has regained her true power. You are truly beautiful women. Brava brava brava.
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    Sandra
    November 2, 2013 at 4:10 am

    You are so generous to share this, many thanks to you and your cousin. I know Kay is so proud of you.
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    Hilary
    November 2, 2013 at 4:54 am

    I can understand why it took you so long to watch…I can’t imagine how hard it was for you to see… but I (as I am sure everyone one is) am so thankful you shared your beautiful sister with us….
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    TheKitchenLioness
    November 2, 2013 at 5:33 am

    Dear Kim, unfortunately the video will not play where I am because of the copyright to the music…I would have truly loved to see this certainly very powerful video that you created together with your cousin – what a very touching and thoughtful gesture and how very geneour of you to share these private moments with all of us.
    Love what you do, dear Kim!
    Love and hugs and kisses,
    Andrea
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    Barbara
    November 2, 2013 at 5:59 am

    Kay’s light is shining through you and all you do for those who need our help. Empowerment is the only defense. Anyone who has experienced abuse will feel this in their soul. It doesn’t matter if you’re a direct victim or a helpless child hiding in the shadows. This is part of the solution.
    Thank you so much.
    b
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    Caroline
    November 2, 2013 at 7:20 am

    God had a plan for my two beautiful cousins, these two amazing sisters, who had a special bond that even our entire amazing family could see. We seldom referred to one without the other… It was always Kim&Kay (one word). Here on earth they finished each other’s sentences. Now they finish entire empowering messages …how incredibly awesome is that?
    I love you

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    Debbie
    November 2, 2013 at 8:14 am

    Kim, this video is so POWERFUL!! The songs, the footage, the message — all combine to present a heartfelt tribute to your sister AND a beacon of hope to those still living in an abusive situation. You know, dear, “Home” is supposed to be our safe haven, a place where we can let down our hair and feel totally secure. Sadly, too many homes are instead battlegrounds. In a perfect world, that wouldn’t be so. And while this world of ours might never be “perfect,” we certainly should do everything possible to see that not one more person has to live in a home filled with fear. Or terror. Blessings to you and your helpers for addressing the issue in such a meaningful way!
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    lisa
    November 2, 2013 at 9:18 am

    I cannot tell you how beautiful I think this is, or how much I cried while watching it.
    Thank you so much for sharing it here, Kim.
    xo.

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      My Inner Chick
      November 5, 2013 at 4:04 pm

      Lisa,
      thank you for watching, caring, loving. Xx

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    michelle canan
    November 2, 2013 at 9:47 am

    I loved your sister, she was so full of life and this video is such a reminder of her beauty…God Bless you and the message you continue to bring in her honor

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    Angie@Angie's Recipes
    November 2, 2013 at 10:43 am

    Unfortunately I can’t watch the video…it says the content is not available in Germany. :-((
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    Gary
    November 2, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Dear Kim,

    Sweet lady, yes, silence is not golden. And through the pain, the cherished memory, the hope is embraced and that hope must become a reality.

    A powerful video with a poignant message. The tears that fall for your beloved sister, Kay’s memory, shall not be in vain. Bless you and your message is embraced.

    Gary x
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    Annette Molitor
    November 2, 2013 at 12:17 pm

    In one word Kim, LOVELY!!!

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    Goodness and Grit
    November 2, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    OMG Kim!
    I don’t have words descriptive enough to explain my feelings after watching this video.
    You and your sister Kay have touched my heart so deeply. Please know what You do helps people.
    Hugs,
    Kimberly
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    Kathy
    November 2, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    Kay lives on thru your work and perseverence. Thank you for putting a “face” to domestic abuse. I’m just sorry it had to be your sister’s face. But God bless both of you.

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    Liz
    November 2, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    You ARE offering empowerment! What a magnificent video. Yes, Kay would be proud. xo
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    Rita
    November 2, 2013 at 6:45 pm

    Your sister was so beautiful Kim… No words can explain how I feel watching this video. Thanks so much for sharing it. Thanks for empowering women with your words and this blog.
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    Barbara @ Barbara Bakes
    November 2, 2013 at 8:51 pm

    Such a powerful, touching video. I hope it gives courage to those who need just that little extra push. Kay truly was beautiful.
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    ATasteOfMadness
    November 2, 2013 at 10:25 pm

    Wow. This must have been very hard to make. I have seen domestic abuse in my family, and it was awful. Thank you for bringing it to light with this inspired video. My thoughts are with you and your family.
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    Lorraine @ Not Quite Nigella
    November 3, 2013 at 12:58 am

    What an incredible video Kim. It’s so important to share this message with others so that women can know that they’re not alone. You’re so brave to go through all of these emotions again, I was so moved when watching this xxx

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    Valentine Logar
    November 3, 2013 at 3:53 am

    Sharing to Facebook. I love you more.
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 17, 2013 at 3:45 pm

      LOVE you 2 !! Xx

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    Alison
    November 3, 2013 at 5:24 am

    I love you.

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful Kay and this powerful message with us.

    xoxoxoxo
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 17, 2013 at 3:46 pm

      love you back, Alison Lee

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    Ameena
    November 3, 2013 at 6:58 am

    So touching and remarkable. Really just an incredible video Kim.
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    Mandy - The Complete Book
    November 3, 2013 at 7:34 am

    I cannot find the words to say how incredibly special it is that you shared this awe-inspiring video with us Kim – you and your cousin are both AWESOME!!!
    Sending you the worlds biggest hug and pink kiss.
    Love you friend,
    🙂 Mandy xoxoxo
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 17, 2013 at 3:47 pm

      Sending kisses to South Africa, My dear Mandy <3 Xx

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    Nikky44
    November 3, 2013 at 9:57 am

    And I’m sobbing like a baby….

    Love you Kim.

    I want you to know that reading your blog, reading about Kay has had a huge influence on me and is one of the main reasons why I managed to get away.

    I will never thank enough all the people who helped and supported me.

    Thank you to all the bloggers who were like my second family. Thank you to my family, my sister, my aunt. Thank you Kim for all the love and awareness and most of all thank you to Pat and Jodi who are both my life Savior.
    My children are still confused about it all, but I know they will soon realize what was happening and will also thank you all from the heart!
    Love you <3 <3 <3

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      My Inner Chick
      November 3, 2013 at 9:59 am

      I love you, Nikky.

      I thank GOD for your dear Angels….(Jodi and Pat) who helped you out of your abusive situation.

      You were meant to be here…RISE UP…Utilize your beautiful voice.

      You were meant to be SO MUCH MORE.

      With love Love LOVE.

      Kim xxxxxx
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    injaynesworld
    November 3, 2013 at 7:23 pm

    This is so powerful. I feel like someone reached inside my chest and ripped out my heart.
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    Magical Mystical Mimi
    November 3, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    Can’t stop crying.. This is beyond powerful..
    I was one of the lucky ones..
    God Bless You..
    Sharing this video..
    Thank you.
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    reneejohnsonwrites
    November 4, 2013 at 5:08 am

    Hugs to you. What a powerful message.
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    Marie
    November 4, 2013 at 5:53 am

    How hard it must have been to watch this video Kim. Thank you for what you are doing for Kay and for millions of people around the world. Thanks for raising your voice. Thanks for not letting the silence destroy many other lives. Thanks for being you, a woman full of Love.
    Your message set me free, I will never forget it.
    xxxxxx
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    Countingducks
    November 4, 2013 at 6:40 am

    Its hardly worth saying but I’ve always loved that song by Christine Aguilera. To hear that music, which I always associate with the message of tolerance and inner beauty which her video captures, and then to see film of your dear and precious sister was more moving than I can say. I hate waste . I hate the sense of waste her passing gives me, but I just so love the heart and warmth of you which keeps her alive and inspiring us to look for those whose lives are darkened by such people as the man who attacked your sister and guide them to safety.

    The violence is always a horror to think of. Your sister was and remains a soft beautiful and living image on our screens and your words always make me think of you, and how some people make such a difference to the lives of those around them. You are such a person. Who wouldn’t love you and be grateful for it

    GOD BLESS YOU
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    Ms. CrankyPants
    November 4, 2013 at 11:36 am

    What a powerful and moving video. Thank you for sharing it. XOXO
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    Lorna's Voice
    November 4, 2013 at 1:15 pm

    Came here via Narelle’s blog. Had goosebumps. As a victim and survivor of emotional abuse, appreciate what you are doing here. Your sister was (is) beautiful. So are you.

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    Stephanie Faris
    November 4, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    Such a horrible thing. She was a beautiful woman. My heart just aches for you…and all of her loved ones who lost her too soon.

    I really wish we could stamp out domestic violence forever. It’s really hard to get out of it once you’re in it…those of us who are in healthy relationships know how closely tied together your lives become when you’re married. You have bank accounts, kids, shared mortgages…and then you have someone threatening to kill you if you leave. Having grown up with an abusive stepdad, I know how hard it is but my mom left…and found a much happier life with a wonderful man! It can be done…and there are so many resources there to help.
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    Phil
    November 4, 2013 at 9:39 pm

    Kim,

    What a powerful and moving tribute, celebrating Kay’s life and her beauty. That beauty of hers now shines brightly in and through you. It is a privilege for me to come here and witness your work, your passion, your calling to help others. You are a salvation, a lifeline to others. That video, it reminds me Kay is so very much alive – alive in you dear Kim. And while I realize there is a hole in your heart that can never be filled, know that each and every one who comes here is willing to give you a piece of theirs in love.

    God bless you and the work you do. You are an angel for others now, and Kay helps guide you in that mission.

    Phil
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      My Inner Chick
      November 6, 2013 at 5:47 am

      Phil,
      your beauty flows all the way to Minnesota. Xxxx
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        Phil
        November 6, 2013 at 3:29 pm

        Kim, I am in awe of the fact that you take the time to answer each and every comment made here by others. I don’t know how you manage to do it all.

        Much love to you and yours.

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    ladyfi
    November 4, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    A very moving tribute. Thank you.
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    Kathy
    November 5, 2013 at 8:58 am

    Oh, Kimmy, I don’t have words to express the power and beauty of this video! I will share it via FB and Twitter. It simply leaves me speechless! Bless you, my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Hugs from Ecuador,
    Kathy
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    Amy@Souldipper
    November 5, 2013 at 11:54 am

    Oh Kim! What Love! So often when I visit you, I sense Kay urging us to put ourselves in the Light.

    This morning? This messaging takes the boots to what I thought I’d say: Does this sound like Kay?

    “LIVE! Let Love loose! Don’t put your beautiful souls in any form of prison while you encounter your earthly experience. You are alive to experience the entire spectrum of feeling. Love is the needle pulling the thread of Peace through the negative. Living in fear robs, skews and warps the positive. Surround yourself only with the Love that supports your soul’s glory and the freedom to be you.”
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    Debi
    November 5, 2013 at 12:26 pm

    Too beautiful. No words. Xx
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    Deborah Batterman
    November 5, 2013 at 1:36 pm

    A beautiful tribute, Kim. Sometimes there’s no making sense of tragedy, try as we do. But to turn a deep. personal tragedy into the seeds of empowerment, as you do with so much heart and determination, is a gift.

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    joannmannix
    November 6, 2013 at 8:42 am

    That was incredible, Kim. What a beautiful video, such a tribute to your sister’s life. You have done such an admirable job educating, empowering, spreading the message about ALL types of domestic violence. Domestic violence does not always come from a fist. Your lovely sister will always be alive, thanks to your diligent and noble efforts.

    And I know exactly how you feel. I still have framed pictures of my father that I’ve had to turn over until another day, a day where my heart can hold the grief.
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 6, 2013 at 10:10 am

      Joanne,

      Thank you for your {Words}.

      For me, the grief will NEVER leave…I shall hold it inside my heart forever.

      BTW, so happy you are well, dear. XXx

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    Ben Harborne
    November 6, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    I’m sharing this on my page. Very inspirational video. I’m sorry for your loss.

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 6, 2013 at 4:07 pm

      Thank you, Ben.

      More Voices. More Awareness.

      More POWER))

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    Lady Jennie
    November 7, 2013 at 2:22 am

    You have (God has) created something so beautiful out of something tragic. I will share this.
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 7, 2013 at 5:40 am

      Lady Jennie,
      without GOD, there is NO hope. Period.

      Love to you, dear. xxx

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    L. Diane Wolfe
    November 7, 2013 at 4:40 am

    Someone directed me to your site and this video after seeing my post about a special book on domestic violence. That is a beautiful and moving video. The more people who know the truth and aren’t afraid to take action, the fewer victims there will be.
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 7, 2013 at 5:41 am

      “””The Truth will Set you Free.””””

      I believe this.

      thank you, Diane. Xx

      I hope you pass it on…

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    Blond Duck
    November 7, 2013 at 6:19 am

    Thank you so much for your support during this troubling time!
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    Dee Rayson
    November 9, 2013 at 5:30 pm

    I’m sure Kay would be very proud of this video Kim. It is touching, yet strong and brings forward the message you want to share to the world. Well done. I’m so glad you posted it at the Weekend Linkup, or I may never have seen it. Will be sharing to Facebook.
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    Brenda
    November 11, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    You’re an amazing woman. Tears in my eyes, was not expected. I couldn’t pick a more perfect (Beautiful) song. It’s a favorite of mine for so many reasons. But each are poignant,
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    Adriana Boatwright (@AdrianaIris)
    November 12, 2013 at 1:46 pm

    Will share this post through twitter I heart you so damn much. xoxo
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    Emily
    November 13, 2013 at 11:17 am

    Such a powerful video, Kim. I’m inspired by your courage.
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    Noeleen
    November 13, 2013 at 1:21 pm

    Total, total kudos to your cousin, Kim. This was so touching. And oh my God, seeing your sister live and breathing…. Unshakeable sorrow. But you’ve made her not a victim but a mover of change. Awesome move, Kim.

    In Australia there is a trial presently on where a man is accused of throwing his girlfriend off a high rise SWISH apartment block. He had surveillance on her computer and phone and knew she was planning to leave him. She had rung her mum in Canada and said “Please come and get me”. http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/simon-gittany-has-bail-revoked-20131112-2xdjw.html

    Pray and pray justice is served in this one, just one of so many. What I loathe is when the court case comes about and the defence comes up with sick stories such as “She was a complicated woman” and given to fanatics of mood. He says she climbed over the balcony in a drama queen moment – well, no fingerprints at all of hers on the balcony. And a witness said he was walking and saw what he thought was a man holding a suitcase over the balcony, and he saw him let it go, and thought how odd it was. THERE HAS TO BE justice in this one.

    Magnificent video, Kim, just wonderful.
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      My Inner Chick
      November 13, 2013 at 1:53 pm

      Noeleen,

      WE MUST stop blaming the fucking victim.

      THERE IS NO EXCUSE.

      Period.

      NEVER and excuse for violence, demeaning, bullying.

      I shall read this and get back to you.
      LOVE to you, my sweet Australian friend. Xxxxx
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    Brittany
    November 14, 2013 at 6:27 am

    Thank you so much for sharing this footage. Your sister will help so many people. This is my first time here, and I am just seeing you and Kay. Lovely sisters. I am so very sorry for your loss. It is amazing how you are turning this around and working to end domestic abuse.
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    Charlene Ross
    November 14, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    What a beautiful video Kim. Your cousin did an amazing job. You are amazing my friend. Simply amazing!
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    Carolyn Hughes
    November 15, 2013 at 6:24 am

    You would have to be a stone not to cry buckets watching the video. My tears were for you, for Kay, for all those who have experienced domestic violence. But there was also tears of courage, strength and hope which you share with each and every post.
    Love you. xx
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    Amy Tong
    November 16, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    I’m deeply touched by your post and your message. Great video and as always, thanks for sharing!
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    Wild Child Mama
    November 17, 2013 at 3:21 pm

    I don’t know how to truly say how amazing you are, how much I love your sister even though I never knew her, how strong and powerful your blog is. This is transformation! You are making change and showing others they are empowered! Amen!!!
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      November 17, 2013 at 3:32 pm

      Amen, Mama! Love flowing to you this moment. xx

      thank you for allowing me to place you inside my blog once again!

      You inspire me.

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    Joan Peterson
    November 17, 2013 at 8:34 pm

    Thank you Kim. This was beautiful and powerful. Your voice is so important. The video of your beautiful sister, seemingly so carefree only days before her death, was so poignant.

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    nan @ lbddiaries
    November 30, 2013 at 9:25 am

    oh my gosh. my throat hurts from the tears filling it as i watched trying not to miss anything even tho my eyes were overflowing too. she is so beautiful.
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    Beryl
    December 21, 2013 at 12:25 pm

    I just found this Kim and am so deeply moved by the depth and passion of your commitment to strive so forcefully to end domestic violence. The video is beautifully put together and Kay so gorgeous and healthy looking. What a gift you’ve been to me.

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    Chris Carter
    January 8, 2014 at 10:51 am

    I am left breathless and speechless… oh my heart. Oh God. Oh Kim, there are no words- only deep aching prayers for you surviving this tragic loss.

    Kay is dancing in the light now. And you will continue to shine the light she left behind.

    Oh, how I wish I could do something for you- anything. Now, that I have found you- I will join you in this journey.

    I am SO grateful you commented on my blog, this is surely a “God thing”.
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    Kim Gagnon
    March 5, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    My sweet Kimmy.
    Such a beautiful and powerful video. I bawled through the whole video. You guys did an awsome job. You have come such a long way and your journey is just beginning if I know you! You will not stop until the world is domestic abuse free and that everyone has heard your voice ! Love from my toes to nose ! If I don’t see you before I will see you at Kay’s Memorial Walk xxxxxooooooo K. I miss Kay too

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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      March 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm

      I love you LOTS, Kimmy. XXXxx

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    countingducks
    March 26, 2014 at 3:18 am

    I never see this without chocking up,
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      Kim Sisto-Robinson
      March 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm

      Sending my love to London, P. XXx

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    Charlotte
    April 7, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    Oh, this was a beautiful and touching video. Your sister’s light shines brightly from the other side and I can only imagine how proud she is to have you here as her ambassador ~ and to bright this incredibly important issue to light and in the spotlight.

    Your words touch me as always. XOXO
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    John
    April 7, 2014 at 8:20 pm

    I do not understand domestic violence. I only hope and pray that it never affects my life. Peace be with you.

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      My Inner Chick
      April 8, 2014 at 7:53 am

      ~~~John,
      just to let you know: (((Domestic Violence affects all of us in one way or another.))

      what happens to one person….Happens to all of us.

      Glad to see you are aware and using your voice, dear! xx
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