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I was raised in a war zone.  I won’t go into detail here, but only will say that in my early 20s, I was diagnosed as having PTSD.  252 more words


When you’ve been diagnosed with PTSD, you suffer from a wide variety of symptoms including anxiety, depression, hypervigilance, avoidance, and emotional numbness. There are too many symptoms to list here, but the funny thing about PTSD is that it’s not like you go through the symptoms one at a time.  476 more words

Why my mental health is a strength

When we decided it was the right time to pursue adoption, our main concern was that I have a history of mental health illness. A few years back I suffered from Generalised Anxiety Disorder and Depression. 585 more words


Just Rude

Early this morning, I checked my Facebook. I had a message request from someone whom I haven’t seen in years… Apparently, they saw me. And I didn’t speak to them. 475 more words


What is Trauma?

More precisely… What is behind the effects of trauma?

I was just making my morning smoothie and as usual I was doing a lot of thinking. 451 more words


The Stalking UAP/NAPA Cars

I’m not paranoid.

Ok, so that’s not entirely true. I do suffer from paranoia and hyper-vigliance, but I’m not crazy.

Well that’s not true either. Put it this way, sometimes I get paranoid everyone is going to try to kill me or hurt me, but I don’t think the world is out to get me… I mean… wait… Ok that doesn’t make sense either. 233 more words

Mood Management

Waiting for the Fire

more and more he fancied himself patrolling the Royal Library of Alexandria

his movements became that of the vigilant watchdog, pacing like Rilke’s panther… 18 more words

My Poetry