I Never Forget

The morning of 9/11 I remember exactly where I was.  I worked in a computer lab.  With in minutes after the first plane hit their target, there were scenes of the disaster on every computer.  All work ground to a halt.  I looked at the carnage over and over from every conceivable angle.  Pentagon, Philadelphia,…

Mental Blackouts

Every student has felt this when they look at their test and their brain refuses to relinquish any information about what they read the night before.  Some are short, like when yelling at your own child and you can’t remember their name.  Other kind last much longer; childhood, what childhood, I don’t remember any childhood. …

Forgetting or Not?

Recently, I followed several pages for PTSD on Facebook.  A trend that I am seeing is a number of posts that are wishing they could forget.  What I am sharing is my experience.  Forgetting sucks.  I did forget.  By the time I was in high school I could barely remember what happened in junior high. …