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We Made it to Colorado!

Well, another month’s gone by. I didn’t intend it to be one without a blog post, though. It just turned out that way, starting with illness at my last campsite. 1,951 more words

Vagabond

Understanding My Feelings Behind Flashbacks

An excerpt from my journal Monday, July 27.

I am caught in this depth of sadness and anguish at 4 am. My chest is tight and my stomach is upset. 585 more words

Complex PTSD

What Is Enough?

I had class from 10-4 today. During my break, I checked my phone to see that I had a missed call and subsequent voicemail from the therapist. 544 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Three Times A Week

Today’s session went much better. Not because I’m feeling better, but because the therapist and I were able to connect better. I had several things I wanted to try to bring into the session and I was (somehow) able to get to almost all of them. 1,431 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Torture

Things have been a little rough lately. Friday’s session was no exception.

I had no plan going into it except to get through it. I felt so guarded and vulnerable after Wednesday’s… 517 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Redefining Success

As I am continuing with my online 21 day meditation experience with Deepak Chopra and Oprah, today’s reflection was on Success and Gratitude. The success I seek today is very different than the success I achieved before I could no longer keep up with the successful life of the “norm”. 376 more words

Complex PTSD

You're Safe Now

Yesterday’s session was rough.

Not because anything went wrong or there was tension or rupture. It was just one of those days where everything felt off. 494 more words

Dissociative Identity Disorder