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The joys of being treated for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

After being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, I was treated with EMDR- Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing. I’ll try to explain the process as best I can- I’m certainly no expert. 689 more words

Knock on wood

I need all this pain to mean something. I share it with the world in hopes that it could somehow be turned into positivity. Im not seeking attention, nor putting anyone “on blast”. 147 more words

Keeping Kids Safe From Abuse

From the moment they are born, we strive to keep our children safe.  We baby proof our homes and backyards.  We hold little hands in the parking lot and while walking across the street.  490 more words

Depression, PTSD, anxiety? Can yoga help?

Last time I wrote about how the simple shift and commitment to seeing if yoga could help my back eventually impacted every aspect of my life. 392 more words


After my head injury I had learn how to: walk, speak, write, run, and everything having to do with coordination; all over again.  This took years of work, frustration, and tears. 2,442 more words

Oh, I am so stupid. Hee.

I’ve always been sort of mildly amused by myself and even a little embarrassed for being so obsessed with Little Orphan Annie. It seemed one of those inexplicable childhood fixations that bled over into adulthood wreathed in nostalgia. 152 more words


How Should I React When I Suspect Child Sexual Abuse?

April is sexual abuse awareness month. Take a moment to think about what you should do if you think a child is in danger.