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“Love, Tale of My Salvation”


Description from Vampire Chickie Ravin: The pick is fine, but it's more about the story behind the pick. I was an addict, in more ways than one, alcohol, lsd, marijauana, etc. I was suicidal, and had given up on everyone, and everything. I met my husband on the internet. We started talking, and for once in my life, I found myself talking to someone who really understood, who absolutely "got" me. I moved to South Carolina, sight unseen to be with him. Neither of us had even seen a picture of the other. The moment we saw one another, we reconized each other. we've been together since, going on 14 years. I quit everything, survived cancer with him by my side, and am surviving my almost constant health battles, also with him by my side. I have no doubt, that had I continued on the path I was travelling, I wouldn't be here now. I'd be dead. I'm one of the lucky ones to have found my soulmate in my husband Brian. I thank the Powers that Be for him every day. Without him, I can't breathe, he's the air in me. The Lakota people have a poem about love...
Strong as the eagle,
soft as the dove,
patient as the pine tree
that stands in the sun,
whispering to the wind
You, are the one.
No pick could ever do true justice to what I have with Brian, nor could mere words. What we have is magic. He took my soul from depths of darkness, and led it into light, the light of love, and for that, I can never thank him enough, I can only show him, every moment, of every day, just how much I love him.


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  1. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:


    Ravin, I am sitting here with tears in my eyes. Yours and Brian’s story is so moving and inspirational — I can’t begin to put into words the feelings it has stirred in me. Blessing to both of you and congrats on having found one another in this crazy world of ours!

    Great pick, too, Ravin! :D

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Thank you Lynn! It’s nothing but the truth, I know beyond a shadow of a doubt, that had he not come into my life when he did, I’d be dead now, and the same goes for him, we healed each other. He’s the very best of me, and for me, we complete each other on a level that I never knew was even possible.

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    Debbi aka Sparkle Chick says:

    Your story is amazing..what a blessing you found one another!
    From one cancer survivor to another…congrats on having survived it…stay strong Ravin and together, you can conquer anything.

  4. Mommykat Bubbly Chick
    Mommykat Bubbly Chick says:

    What a wonderful story…. tissues necessary! :D Pretty pick too!

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    You and I are among the lucky ones Ravin. I have the same feeling for my husband. The love you feel grows not with each hour day or years, but with each breath you take. Congrats and Happy Valentines Day. May each of you find this sort of happiness peace and contentment that we 4 have. (You never do this alone but together forever and always) Best Miss Faith

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Thank you Debbie! And congrats on your survival as well!! He and I have been through some really awful stuff, and we did survive it, by sticking together. It’s all about staying by your friends and family through thick and thin, you don’t thin out when things get thick.

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Very true Miss faith! When the words “til death do you part” were spoken, I knew it went beyond that, something as special, and as magical as we have trancends time, trancends death, what we have is eternal, and will continue in the soul, long after the body has gone.

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    Jeannes Gems - Gem Chick says:

    Ravin, I’m sitting here trying to think of something profound to say, but your naked honesty has left me speechless. My respect for you keeps growing. How wonderful that you and Brian found each other.

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Thank you Jeanne! Yah, I’m glad too, he’s amazing. He brings out the very best in me.

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    I have to echo Jeannes comments. I am totally at a loss for words.
    Ravin, you have been blessed indeed.
    Thank you for sharing. :-)

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    I see all of you here on LB as friends, and am glad to be able to share some of my story with all of you. You’ve all been wonderful to me, and all of your encouragement has allowed me to go places with my creations that I never thought I could. And yes, I am truly blessed. I got very, very lucky when I met Brian. :)

  12. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Ravin, I learned sometime ago that the life is much more amazing then any fiction.My best to you and your husband. :)


  13. Sandra Martinez
    Sandra Martinez says:

    Ravin, you are a remarkable woman!

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    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Thank you both Julia, Sali Jo, yes, life is much more amazing. I don’t think I’m all that remarkable, but thank you. I’m just me, kind of a freak, but fun loving and devoted to my friends and family. I just love life, love living it, have fun living it, heh! :D

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    Loved the comment you made after mine Ravin. Nobody is really any sort of freak. People are just different that is what makes the world so wonderful. At least part of it. Some people cannot accept some peoples differences in appearance or opinions and views. Those are the people who make other people feel different and sometimes makes them feel like a freak. People need to see the person who cannot accept different things and people, for what they are, and learn to value their opinion for how little it is worth.

  16. Violet
    Violet says:

    Ravin, such a wonderful story !!!!!
    You are a blessed lady and so is Brian…. you two are very special indeed… !!!!!!!

    I feel the same way about my Eric…. true soul mates for life and beyond !!!!!

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Ravin you are a remarkable woman.What an amazing story ,

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