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How to Dress For a Zombie Apocalypse

I had a dream a little while ago about the Academy Awards being a zombie apocalypse.

That’s a weird thing for me to say because I tend not to dream at night. 541 more words

Mood Management


hands wringing
hold breath
hound the windows
hide behind drapes
hurried peeks at each passersby

harassed by notions
hand-made in psyche’s depths
hammered with racing desperation… 28 more words

My Poetry


Hello world. I’ve been MIA for about a month now, and it feels good to be back. Sometimes when my internal world becomes as chaotic as its been, it becomes nearly impossible to function on a physical level. 217 more words


Kitty strikes again!

Sometimes I forget just how powerful my PTSD can be. I have faced so many challenges and overcome quite a few. I enjoy writing about intellectual challenges I have overcome in my PTSD. 230 more words

Back to school with lots of changes.

School started for my boys this week.  They were both happy to be going back to see their friends.  I know they were happy to get out from under my thumb! 552 more words

Our Daily Life With Autism

Children Who Experience Early Childhood Trauma Do Not ‘Just Get Over It’

Children Who Experience Early Childhood Trauma Do Not ‘Just Get Over It’.

“If a baby is repeatedly scared and emotionally overwhelmed and they do not get their survival brain soothed, so they can cope, they begin to develop a brain and bodily system which is on hyper alert and the World seems to be a scary place. 64 more words