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
Read the stories of Childhood Trauma Survivors in their own words as they share their pain, their resilience, and their hope.
Depression due to PTSD is very common for Trauma Survivors. Here are 9 steps I take to help myself move through depressive cycles and get back to living.
What a week it has been.I've practically walked away from writing.Not because I have nothing to say,I'm just exhausted. And when I am this tired words fail me.They bounce around in my head,but my ability to put them to paper in some sort of clear senseis gone.Lethargy,disconnection,depression,no motivation,everything left to sit undoneregardless of importance. That... Continue Reading →
A quick update on me - I'm struggling with depression, a lot. Worse than it has been in many months. However, I am also working on a higher level of awareness then before as my healing continues. Because of that, I feel more in control of my depression than I have in the past. I... Continue Reading →
Travel back in time with me.First we’ll jump a week or so -and then back another 15 years. The tension was thick.We were just a couple years reconnectedafter 7 years of estrangementthat was dripping with betrayal, loss, disappointment, and grief. But I was trying. He’d call every once in awhile,mostly we talked through email.Always about the most mundane... Continue Reading →
I hope those who need this, see it. I don’t have much energy for anything other than was is absolutely necessary right now - but I feel this and it needs to be shared. Normal posting will resume tomorrow or Wednesday, it’s time for me to rest my mind and body for a day or... Continue Reading →
Today it one of those days where,it is taking everything I have to stay productive.Turns out my process is exhausting.I can’t wait for the day this mental and emotional fatigue stops.Does it ever?I have been sitting herepondering thoughts about healing.The Does it ever get better? Does it ever get easier? conversation in my head whereI have... Continue Reading →