Can’t let go

I had no memories from my childhood.  In a way I let it go but I still had PTSD response with no understanding as to why I reacted this way.  It was difficult in counseling when my counselor asked me about my past.  I chirped, “We went to the park, we went to the zoo.” …

Happy Holidays Be prepared

I hope everyone is having a Happy Thanksgiving both here in the United States and any where else that celebrates a day of gratitude.  The celebration started with the Pilgrims and the Indians helping each other through a tough growing season and working together.  Sadly the relationship between immigrants and natives went down hill after…

Prepare in advance

September 11 is coming….an anniversary of a vicious attack on innocent people in the name of terrorism.  For PTSD survivors such anniversaries may trigger nightmares, anxiety, melt downs and a host of other challenges.  I appreciate others posting their suggestions on Facebook, this is from Welby O’Brien.  Yes, it is military background.  That’s ok.  Welby…