Monthly Archives: September 2015

Technology Kills!

Please join me in a saying a heartfelt goodbye to My Imagination. There was a time when I could conjure up thoughts or pictures in my mind of wonderful, magical places to be explored. I could imagine how wonderful it … Continue reading

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Let me introduce you to PTSD me, Professional me and Therapy me!

So many people know the frustration of living with PTSD. I have worked for a very long time to  learn how to manage my PTSD. There is one part of it that still boggles my mind. I am 50 years … Continue reading

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Bouncing Back!

So my last post was about shutting down but with the right support I am bouncing back. I don’t know if others can feel themselves shutting down or returning for that matter. When I feel as though I am coming … Continue reading

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Shutting down!

My thoughts usually flow from my brain out through my fingers like water from a faucet .but not today. Today there is a disconnect between my body and my mind. I can’t complain about it as it was intentionally put … Continue reading

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Family past or present?

I tell myself it has been so long since the abuse. I wonder for a brief second if I should if it is fair to avoid my family because of something that was done to me as a child.   … Continue reading

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I accept my PTSD……sometimes!

I can accept the fact that I have PTSD. I understand that is comes from the traumatic experience of being sexually abused as a child. I have finally given into the idea that I will always have to manage the … Continue reading

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Am I fifty or am I five today?

Star light star bright, I wish I may, I wish I might forget the abuse, for just a night! I was reminded today that I need to be grateful for what I have in my life. I was also reminded … Continue reading

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