Thoughts about everyday life with complex PTSD from a girl trying to figure shit out. Let's get real about trauma healing: a series
I am the face of PTSD - here is a real time look at the day-to-day struggles of this mental injury. #PTSDAwareness #PTSDWWarrior #TraumaHealing #Recoveryinrealtime #TraumaAwareness
I want to make it unequivocally clear that we parents are not at fault for the effects of our trauma, but we are responsible for managing them. Realizations aren’t meant to bring guilt - they are meant to provide guidance.
In normal fashion, every morning - my hubby and I started off at the table together with our coffee and a quick check of our online business analytics. It's the tedious work that we try to spice up with each other's company. During this time we check all of our social media emails, calendars, etc,... Continue Reading →
As we heal, we learn that there is no final destination in in healing childhood trauma; instead we realize that it is a daily choice that we must make.
Parenting after trauma is difficult. It forces us to really unpack our shit so we don't hurt our kids, or ourselves further.
Yesterday it happened again. An encounter with my 22 year old son turned into a situation where the subject started as one thing but by the end of his tirade he had thrown all of his anger, his hurt, and his trauma at me. His sudden attack triggered trauma responses in me and set the... Continue Reading →