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If I can Manage Losing Face then I can Manage Losing Anything

Within the last couple of years, I’ve become unable to work due to a diagnosis of PTSD.  A large part of my self esteem has always come from my identification with my profession.  1,513 more words

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A thank you to Mike Webster-Vulnerability

Today’s word:  Vulnerabilityvulnerable quality or condition; a being open to attack or injury.

The word struck like a little electrical chord through the top of my head. 543 more words

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Minute catch-up and Do you think your post are stupid?

If you caught the last post I came through my withdrawal/new meds OK.  That post was the worse day.  The new meds are for my restless leg syndrome and the withdrawal was from my anti-anxiety med.   288 more words


You are Not Alone

Hello all,

At this time of Thanksgiving in Canada, those of us who do not have festive plans with family or friends may feel very alone.  256 more words

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Insightful blog post

Although I see and read many articles, links and comments on a wide range of blogs I rarely share them. Mostly because I’m not intimate with the workings of blogs and social media. 38 more words



Food grounds me.  Or more correctly, being or feeling full grounds me.

As a child (and still now) I would dissociate all of the time.  I don’t know how many times I’ve come out of my skin, especially when I am hungry and feeling empty inside.   455 more words


A Glimpse of Clarity about Homelessness

Yesterday I had a moment of grace in my process of trying to find a new home.

I’ve never had to look for a place to live when I’m not working.  532 more words

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