New levels of awareness and growth continue as I journey to recovery from PTSD
Wednesday was National Siblings Day. I woke up Thursday to a sweet message from my sister; if not for her, that day would have passed me by unnoticed. Which got me thinking, reflecting, and thus writing. My sister was born right before my 3rd birthday but our parents separated before she was born. She lived... Continue Reading →
I long for the days when my father's birthday was just a date on a calendar and not a day that caused me such emotional turmoil.
It’s been awhile since I last wrote. I don’t have much of a reason other than life has been rough and writing has taken a back seat. I think because when I write, everything always stays in the forefront of my mind, forcing me to process, and think, and feel … and I needed a... Continue Reading →
My therapist says that recovery happens in a repetitive cycle of exploration, expression, and containment. I can attest personally to the truth of this. It’s been almost 30 days since I last wrote. This is my second cycle through containment since I first started this journey. It’s been 10 months since I first shared my... Continue Reading →