I've not written a blog for close to 2 years, due to some comments I had gotten stuck on a loop in my brain during mental health month the other year regarding my one blog publication. The odd thing is, my therapist loved it. He had said he was proud of me for bringing frankness… Continue reading Sorry for my absence for the past 2 years
As I stated in my last blog the other day, I have been struggling. So I reached out to a few new groups that said they offer support for people going through like situations. Let's just say it's been a bit anxiety-producing and upsetting. I have tried to offer suggestions… Continue reading Let’s talk about stigma in the support community, and other ramblings.
It's been a month since I last worked on my blog. Things have been a bit rough with my health and life, in general. For those who know me, or get my blog in your email (thank you!), you know I suffer from at times, debilitating mental health symptoms. The downs and the "what does… Continue reading Let me re-introduce myself…
I've been quiet. My goal back in December, when I started to blog was to do it 5-6/7 days a week. I'd like to lend my knowledge of life experiences and circumstances to those going through a similar situation through my written word. This is one of the reasons I was re-trained, while being on… Continue reading Needing to be heard
For those of you who have read this in the past two days already, thank you. It was nice to share with you. I am re-sharing this because I published it less than 24 hours before the big Superbowl, and I don't think it got out to too many people. Domestic Violence is something close… Continue reading Resharing about C-PTSD and nightmares
Link to above Gaslighting article by Alex Myles. Link to EJ article on Anxiety and what everyone should know. I have been trying to write this post since Friday morning. Maybe even before then. But Friday was the straw that broke this camel's back. After waking up in a panic attack 3 times throughout the… Continue reading Complex-PTSD, Nightmares, and Such
Merry Yule, Happy Winter Solstice today. Just a warning that this blog post tonight has some graphic content in about domestic violence. I haven't gotten to write in a few days. I had migraines two days in a row. But today was better. I went to some friends' house to have conversation, tea, and… Continue reading Letting go and endurance
Last night we went to see The Last Jedi, Episode 8 in Star Wars. Yes, I'm kind of a Star Wars geek. Just ask Wicket W. Warrick, The Ewok, who was given to me for Christmas in 1982, and is still with me today, albeit, a little flattened and scruffy. I have multiple Wicket… Continue reading There was a disturbance in the force last night