In the last couple of months I’ve learned more about how to live the day that follows after a rotten PTSD-wracked day. Usually, the waves generated by a bad PTSD day will try to flood the following days. Even if we find a “boat” to ride out the waves, sometimes those PTSD waves still splash over the side and soak us. Is there any hope?[Continue Reading…]
I’ve linked to an essay on why holidays are so painful for people with PTSD called Holidays and the 18% PTSD Danger Zone.
It is something I’ve posted before, but which seems to have a sustained usefulness for some readers.
On a personal note: My personal health situation has been troubled for some [Continue Reading…]
Well, no words of wisdom here, just kitty assassins who are defeating … [Continue reading]
PTSD often induces a fair amount of thrill seeking. Why is that? Could creativity, non-verbal arts as well as writing, help us find meaning, validation, and survivability at less risk than bungee jumping and thrill seeking? To this end, I was asked … [Continue reading]
Sometimes working on PTSD projects can be a little like trying to play golf. Not being a golf player (but I did like Bagger Vance, both the book and the film), I suppose it is something like this: You try to hit the ball as efficiently as you can … [Continue reading]
What if we (and not PTSD or its attendant vampires) got to formulate what a definition should really mean? PTSD seeks to destroy us through amplifying our worst traumatic memories and suppressing our healthy memories. PTSD is often aided and abetted … [Continue reading]
Fair Warning: This essay is non-conclusive and will probably annoy the (charles) dickens out of some people, even though neither is my intent. Just realistic. It also has way too many “quotation” marks, sometimes used for definitional purposes, other … [Continue reading]
This post is a combo survey on how I am healing up after my time under the knife and what I hope to be posting in the future, both near and far term. … [Continue reading]
Well, it’s been almost two weeks since my three minor surgeries. They tell me that the first two weeks of recovery are the most painful and I can … [Continue reading]
A Blessed Easter to You and Yours. The example of Jesus, where he spends … [Continue reading]