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Coming back from the dead

Decades of crises and trauma, single-parenting, and social isolation have taken a serious toll on my health. Once an athlete, I gradually and then more rapidly declined to the point that even a simple daily walk was difficult. 804 more words

Mental Health

Do you go out & everyone is having a fabulous time but you just can't seem to enjoy yourself?

Does getting invited out with friends make you nervous?

Do you go out & everyone is having a fabulous time but you just can’t seem to enjoy yourself? 552 more words

Complex PTSD

Listening to myself & doing what's right for me!

A few things have happened over the last couple of weeks & I can feel myself slipping into depressive slump.

It feels like it’s been one thing after another & now it’s snowballing out of control. 376 more words

Complex PTSD

To Write Or Not To Write A Memoir

PEOPLE SCREAM in horror movies when the unthinkable happens. But in real life — that is, in MY life — I froze like a deer caught in headlights, the terror wedged in my throat. 894 more words

Trauma

Noises, Annoying Noises

If you’re like me the smallest noise can bother you & throw you into an angry panicked state.

Someone tapping a pen on the desk, chewing gum with their mouth open, playing music on their phones out loud, dragging their feet, snoring, neighbours playing music all hours of the day, hammering, a lawn mower & insects or animals making noise. 544 more words

Mental Illness

Curing PTSD ...going to Paris ...neither is going to happen!

For the past couple of months I have been struggling with the fact that life from here forward will always include managing some PTSD symptoms. I can understand this but I can’t seem to accept it. 173 more words