Collapse

I push my body and push my body until I collapse.  I put up with this since I was 15 years old.  I am going a long, then bam my entire system shuts down.  Happened in the car today and yes I was driving.  Thank my overworked guardian angel, I didn’t hit anything or anyone. …

Feeling left out

I wanted to write an article with references about PTSD/CPTSD and relationships.  Bless my husband for sticking with me through a rollercoaster of experiences and counseling.  I want to share tips and ideas plus share resources to back up what I am writing.  Frustration is finding articles that don’t talk about before and after trauma. …

Can-Can List

Listened to a speaker share the idea of one lady facing massive health problems.  She created a Can-Can list….I can breathe, I can smile, I can……. You get the drift.  Too often with PTSD, long term health problems, or disabilities we sometimes focus so much on what we can’t do we neglect to open ourselves…

Hit the ball

And Drag George…… This is a punch line from a Golfing joke.  4 guys were golfing buddies and met rain or shine on the links every Saturday.  One particular Saturday the wife noticed they came home particularly late.  She asked her husband what happened.  “Oh it was terrible,” he complained, “George had a heart attack…

Beyond Pain

One of the difficult things with PTSD is people ask, “How bad was it?” Like there has to be some scale to measure pain before it is “OK” to have PTSD.  What is bad or the worst thing to one person may be a piece of cake to someone else.  Too often a person with…

New webpage

Sometimes I read a quote on Facebook or on another blog that I want to share.  I include the link back to the page after I explore it a bit myself.  I don’t check out everything but I am impressed by what I saw. http://stevemaraboli.net/ I believe this goes along with my other post on…

Burning Bridges

You’ve heard the quote, “Don’t burn your bridges.”  Basically a reminder don’t lash out when you leave a situation in case you need to go back someday.  I am learning that there are some bridges that need to be burned to make sure I never go back to a place I used to be in. …