Supplements

I was asked to share my list of supplements…..before I do, please, do your homework?  Supplements are added to a diet to aid in gaining optimal health.  People complain that there are so many contradictions, that’s easy, people are so different from each other.  What helps one person is useless for someone else.  I can…

Run, Run

Run, run as fast as you can, You can’t catch me I’m the gingerbread man. I sometimes feel that I am racing from one activity after another with barely a breath in between.  This week my body shut down on Thursday…I felt deep gratitude that I made it all the way home before my body…

Emptiness

I try to share how to better manage living with PTSD.  Lately, I listened to someone talk about not depression but feeling empty.  She expressed frustration when others tried to call that feeling depression, she was right that empty feeling makes depression almost reasonable.  I suffered severe depression.  I lived through cancer.   The emptiness is…

Brownies and Crocheting

What do brownies and crocheting have to do with each other?   Cooking and crocheting were both interest I had before PTSD took over my life. (PTSD was part of my life for years but didn’t gain domination until in my 30’s) I kept it at bay for a long time being focused on other stuff…

Tears or lack of

I didn’t believe I had baby blues.  I never cry.  I found a book on depression.  I read the chapter on ‘baby blues,’ I had every symptom except crying.  When I talked to my first counselor, I told him I could count on one hand how many times I had cried in many years.  (I…