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The curse of facebook and PTSD!

I have been working at living a life where I manage my PTSD well. That is code for I try not to let it  interrupt everything do. It has only been a couple of years that I have been convinced … Continue reading

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Another FUN day!!

I would like to be a go with the flow kind of person but I am not. I really can’t be. The world is a different place for me. It is filled with dangerous, scary sights and sounds that others don’t see … Continue reading

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angry scared, angry sad, angry mad!

Angry Scared Of course before angry scared came not angry. I went through life proudly stating that I never got angry. It was true I never felt anything and certainly not anger. I remember early in therapy trying to allow … Continue reading

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A conversation with my Dad, not at all what you think.

My brother was married two weeks ago and I did not attend the wedding. I struggled with whether or not I should attend from the time we received the invitation to about two hours before the wedding when I decided … 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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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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The Chinese Buffet Changed My Life

One Saturday afternoon my partner and I went to the local Chinese buffet for dinner. This trip would change my life forever. One may imagine that there was some catastrophic accident or a really bad case of food poisoning for … Continue reading

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