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Phoenix Rising

A phoenix rises from the ashes born again.  I always find the phoenix to be a hopeful symbol.  The hope that survivors of abuse can rise from the ashes of their past and live new vibrant lives.   7 more words

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PTSD Hangover?

That’s how I feel right now.

I feel as if I have a massive hangover. My head is in agony.

“A PTSD hangover” is that a thing? 62 more words


Lend Me Your Ear

If you follow my blog, you probably remember me talking about Silver Linings Playbook and how Bradley Cooper’s character says that if you work hard enough to keep a positive attitude, you’ll have a positive day. 433 more words


Reflections upon the hardest counselling session to date.

So today I went to counselling.

I expected today to be difficult. Following a small breakthrough I had I knew today would be very difficult. Sadly although I don’t yet feel strong enough to discuss that yet. 2,762 more words

One Woman Circus

Does anyone else feel like they are on an emotional roller coaster every day?  I wake up every day trying to remember what I have to do.   472 more words


Lost my marbles

I  lost my marbles this year.

My husband died after seven years of fighting a rare disease that was similar to Multiple Sclerosis.  Still, it came as a shock when I found him that morning not breathing.   452 more words

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