Tips for Understanding

I talk openly about living with PTSD.  Sometimes I am with my husband, DH Darling Husband.  When we are together in contributes to the conversation and refers to OUR journey.  His perspective is of seeing me suffer and work so hard and not being able to help.  Or wanting to be there for me even…

Negotiating Troubled Waters

One of the things that often overwhelms a person with PTSD is negotiating troubled waters, difficult relationships, uncharted experiences, and other stuff that is just plain difficult.  Relationship challenges probably hit the top of the list for almost every person with PTSD.  Many resort to reclusing, aloneness, hibernating, withdrawing or some other form of getting…

Hoarding

I have one room that looks like it could be featured on hoarders.  I work to clean it up, I get overwhelmed, and with in a week or two I am in worse of a mess than before.  Thanks to DH I keep it mostly to one room.  I didn’t have any problem when I…

Don’t let nobody wrinkle your Smooth

Inspiration can come from many sources.  “Don’t let nobody wrinkle your smooth” is wisdom from the Stickman in this video.  By example he demonstrates how art blesses lives of those creating it. https://inspirationbygod.net/3843/the-wisdom-of-king-solomon-and-the-stick-man/ Recently I am facing challenges that are results from someone else facing their challenge.  I was getting really upset last night by…

Invisible

Thank you to the lady that let me share her poetry.   The invisible illness I am a prisoner of my own body, Chained and a life proclaimed by pain. I am in a state of constant war, There are deep scars. There is no colour sharp enough to reflect my pain, There is no…

How one sees anxiety

Sometimes it helps to see another person’s view of anxiety.  It may not be your view.  You may experience it differently, however sometimes it is a relief to know that some of your perspectives are shared by someone else.   Love What Matters “To the man whose wife or partner has anxiety,You might have heard…

No Celebration

This post is mostly for those with CPTSD.  Complex PTSD often, but not always, steeped in childhood abuse.  Sadly, one of the worst abusers can be your own mother.  Even more confusing is when that mother is sweet and wonderful to everyone except their targeted child.  Becomes even more confusing when some of the children…

Reminder I survived

Thanks to Facebook I connected with Lilly Hope Lucario – Link below if you would like to connect too.  Her post encourage me and remind me there are many others struggling with CPTSD*. Healing From Complex Trauma and Ptsd/cptsd November 22, 2016 · I would like to say something to all complex trauma survivors…. We…