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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

Infants

Tired.....

Hello dear blog…

As usual, you get all the crap that goes through what substitutes as the excuse of my warped brain…

I am sooooo tired, tired of everything, tired of my nonexistent life, or that’s at least how I perceive it right now and have for quite a few years. 894 more words

PTSD

New Neighbours

Today some new people moved into the flat next to ours. The flat has been empty for a good few months and before that an old man lived alone. 284 more words

Mutable Earth by Louise Glück

Mutable Earth

Are you healed or do you only think you’re healed?

I told myself

from nothing

nothing could be taken away.

But can you love anyone yet? 148 more words

Poetry

Being Human

I haven’t felt very good for the last few weeks.

I stopped taking two of my medications and am in the process of ending a third now so my brain and body have been a weird place to hang out lately. 567 more words

Mood Management