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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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They call it a disorder for a reason.

The word acceptance keeps running through my mind. I don’t want to accept that PTSD will always have a place in my life. It’s funny I diagnosed myself with PTSD long before I ever sought any type of therapy. My … Continue reading

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Therapy me vs. angry me

I’m not sure I should post today. I am feeling really cranky, that sounds so much less intimidating than I am angry. Anger is not a feeling that I do well. In fact, I spent so many years never acknowledging … Continue reading

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Old behaviors are creeping back !

Today I find myself with a rubber band around my wrist….twisting in my fingers so my hand is in almost constant motion. This is an old behavior that seems to have made a comeback this past week. I know it … Continue reading

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I can’t outrun the PTSD…

It is no secret that I have been in therapy for a long time. I would not be where I am today without it. ¬†Before entering therapy, I had diagnosed myself with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I knew the symptoms, … Continue reading

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