Tag Archives: PTSD

God is in the Rain

Everyday my body’s response to triggering stimulus changes. I was triggered today, yet my body’s reactions were so minor compared to past triggerings. In fact, I thought I wasn’t triggered at first. My only clue was that I couldn’t obey … Continue reading

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Emotional Growth Is Tough

When we learn in school, there’s repetition to help us maintain knowledge. When we exercise and lift weights, there’s repetition in order to help our muscles get stronger. But during these moments of stretching, we rarely discuss why the rest … Continue reading

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Checking Out of Camp Victimhood

A while ago I wrote a post about people that like to set up permanent residence at Camp Victimhood, though I didn’t end up publishing it. While Camp Victimhood is a place we can all go when we’ve been treated … Continue reading

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In the Darkness, Before the Dawn

I feel too broken. People keep telling me how I’ve come so far and done so well in my healing, but boy… get some fucked up shit going on and put some horrific memories in front me and suddenly all … Continue reading

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More on Birthdays

Some days suck. While today is not one of those days, it feels like it could turn that direction quickly. Mostly I feel good, and that’s because I work on my issues. I face pain and trauma head on and … Continue reading

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Gratitude Wins

I’ve had a rough week. That might even be an understatement. Which means it’s the perfect time for a post on appreciation and gratitude. I have so many remarkable and brave people in my life that it’s helpful for me … Continue reading

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To Thine Own Self Be True – Shame, Misogyny, and Rape Culture

Shakespeare gave us, “To thine own self be true.” He gave us a great many things, but today this quote means more to me. While it can apply to many areas of life or mean different things to different people, … Continue reading

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