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The Abuse Stops, But The Pain Doesn't

Sometimes things happen that are super triggering for my trauma stuff. While I usually know what things will trigger it, I don’t always know when those triggers will occur. 148 more words

"The time has come," the Walrus said...

I’ve been trying to write for the past two days, but I’m struggling to find the courage to write or say what I feel inside. 83 more words

#WhereWereYou: But Also Where Are You Going?

I was just beginning my Master’s In Social Work program and working part-time at local sporting goods store. Work started out fairly routine by doing inventory but then one of my co-workers said a plane just hit The World Trade Center.   725 more words

Social Work

Post-Traumatic Growth

This morning I read a paper about post-traumatic growth, its a concept that I’d never heard of and inspired me so obviously I felt I should  share it with you. 472 more words

No, it's not all in your head, but at least you can do something about that.

If IBS is all is your head, can somebody tell me how dietary fibre cures depression?                                                                                                                                                            Dr Gerald Crean. (1927-2005)

Your comments on Facebook tell us just how awful IBS is; how impossible it is to live with, how it affects every aspect of life, and how nobody is able to do anything to help. 1,319 more words

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

What doesn't kill you....

It was Friedrich Nietzsche who famously said “That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” And he was right. Recent studies have found plenty of evidence to support the concept of post traumatic growth. 801 more words

Thoughts on the Four Year Anniversary of the First Time I was Sexually Assaulted

I just came across a video I made on the four year anniversary of the first time I was sexually assaulted by an ex-boyfriend. I actually went to the place that it happened and rambled at a camera. 1,001 more words

Sexual Abuse