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Where is my mind?

I’ve had one Hell of a day, and I’m not exaggerating with the “Hell.”

I’m super tempted to blog about it, but I feel that if I do it will be a self  fulfilling prophecy. 174 more words


I’m sorry that I haven’t updated in a few days, but the proverbial shit hit the fan as soon as my husband came home and I regressed into an emotional mess once again. 1,117 more words

First responders call for national strategy and increased funding to tackle PTSD crisis

VANCOUVER — Natalie Harris was afraid to fall asleep.

As a young paramedic in Barrie, Ont., Harris went to bed dreading her next nightmare. Nearly every night, she bolted upright screaming and drenched in sweat. 817 more words


21/1/2017 - It's been a while...

It’s been awhile,

since I could hold my head up high.

And it’s been awhile

Since I first saw you.

And it’s been awhile,

Since I could stand on my own two feet again.

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Mrs M

Mountains, Popcorn and Perseverance

Yesterday I went fell* walking in the Lake District, England. It wasn’t a particularly big fell, though by the time I was half way up I was completely surrounded by cloud and couldn’t. 831 more words


PTSD and me - One year on

For those of you who have followed me through these early posts, hi and thank you. Here I will share with you what life looks like a year after my accident both in terms of what is left of the symptoms of PTSD but more importantly, what life looks like a year on. 3,765 more words

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

our wounded soldiers...our wounded lives...

“…kind of like my nightmares: they may not have been real, but they were the truth.”

                                                                                Romeo Dallaire

It’s pretty obvious from the current media coverage that we know about as much about PTSD in popular culture today as we did about medicine 150 years ago. 551 more words