Not new

A friend sent me a link, I looked it up and read through the article.  I am glad they are adding another tool to the toolbox for coping with PTSD, but this is not new.  It is a bit refined from instructions I had over 10 years ago.  Sitting with emotions.  Visualizing and rewriting a…

Walk away

Sometimes you have to walk away.  People will question you, doubt you, suggest ways you could change the situation but the bottom line, sometimes you walk away.  CPTSD/PTSD sometimes occurs due to abuse or ongoing abuse by someone close to us.  Hardest thing to do is to walk away when you wish you could stay. …

No spoons

I look around and try to find other people that shared their experiences with PTSD.  I believe that getting different perspectives will help a person to recognize their own challenges.  I am very aware that my reaction and abuse pushes towards the extreme end of PTSD continuum.  I worry that someone might decide not to…

It’s supposed to be hard

My sister posts stuff from Navy Seals on a regular basis.  Today was a nice reminder to me. Unbreakable: A Navy SEAL’s Way of Life Life is supposed to be hard from the time you abruptly come into the world until the time you slide in sideways to the end of the line! If it…

Another voice

Sometimes I feel so alone.  I watch other people playing, working and living while I try to get up off the couch.  I felt isolated and alone.  Counseling helped me to see that I am not alone.  The internet helped me to connect with other people struggling with daily issues that sound a lot like…