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Amy Oestreicher
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I am an artist, performer, musician, foodie, creator, and life-lover on a beautiful detour after at age 18, a sudden blood clot caused me to fall into a coma for months. Piecing together my life after my initial dreams of performing musical theatre took a turn into broader horizons. I believe it is my mission to spread messages of hope and strength while doing what I love to do, which is CREATE. Art, Music, Theatre, Writing - the world is full of everyday miracles and beautiful detours...
I am an artist, performer, musician, foodie, creator, and life-lover on a beautiful detour after at age 18, a sudden blood clot caused me to fall into a coma for months. Piecing together my life after my initial dreams of performing musical theatre took a turn into broader horizons. I believe it is my mission to spread messages of hope and strength while doing what I love to do, which is CREATE. Art, Music, Theatre, Writing - the world is full of everyday miracles and beautiful detours...

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By the time you finish this post, you’ll have a slew of new ideas to improve the quality of your life and the lives of others through creativity. #ARTBREAKMONTH is coming! Plus, if there’s a hashtag in front of it, it’s a big deal 🙂  In all seriousness,…
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I hope everyone has a wonderful, Grateful-FILLED Thanksgiving! Don’t forget to remember what you’re grateful for today – and every day!  After you have some time with family and friends, make sure you take a little me-time and create a gratitude list for…
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I made a little crowd-sourcing announcement asking for volunteers, or anyone that was willing to try out a little creative prompts I put together. They are all included here if you are interested!  They were designed as oral history questions,…
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PASSAGEWAYS: Songs of Connections, Abnormal and Sublime An original song cycle with text and artwork projections, all created by the performer. Music, humor and art, interwoven with autobiographical narrative, as the creativity of the artist becomes an…
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I’ve written about being molested by a mentor who I truly trusted but it wasn’t always easy to write at all – or even think about it.   First things first, it was hard to just tell someone it happened. This is just another example of how creativity helped…
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FLICKER AND A FIRESTARTER A New Play By Amy Oestreicher   A young girl, Patricia, wakes up in a surgical ICU to find her world forever changed. But even a coma cannot cool the burn of betrayal left from her abuser months before. Flicker and a…
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I’ve never been prouder to share my story. In light of current events, it feels more appropriate than ever to speak, sing, and dance through how I realized I was sexually abused, and the long road it took to finally be able to verbalize it, especially in…
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I started my blog as a way to document what life was like for me between surgeries.  To get my mind of being unable to eat and drink, I’d spend every minute painting or cooking – literally.  Blogging was for my own inspiration. Now I’ve started to share…
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Yoga and the Body   HERE I GIVE SOME TIPS ABOUT YOGA , EXERCISES, ETC, LIST RESOURCES, AND THEN I TELL MY OWN PERSONAL ACCOUNT I have always been hungry for life. I have always craved the best experiences life has to offer. But at 18 years old, I was…
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I was honored to be interviewed on Mike Domitrz’s Date Safe Project – an organization honoring healthy values, relationship, and open dialogue.  Life with PTSD isn’t easy, especially for those who have been survivors of assault.   I’ll be performing my…
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