Category Archives: PTSD is a bitch

Year End Inventory

I thought I’d take some time to look back over 2017. There were lots of highs and lows, it definitely doesn’t register in my 5 worst years and probably falls into my ten best. The world felt like it was … Continue reading

Posted in Grief, Holidays, Musings, My Family-I Love Them Anyway, My Friends - They Love Me Anyway, PTSD is a bitch, Survival, The Babies | 2 Comments

Crying

*Trigger warning: Suicide* I don’t remember crying a lot when I was younger. I mean, I know I made a ruckus at times but I also remember being grateful that I didn’t cry when angry like my sister did. I … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11, EMDR, Haiti, My Family-I Love Them Anyway, My Friends - They Love Me Anyway, Navel Gazing, Night Owling, Pictures of things, PSA, PTSD is a bitch, Survival | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Self-Soothing

Seems like life does that to us every now and then, yes? It’s not always bad but it does leave us gasping for breath. From November to February I was sick at least four times with sinus infections and bronchitis. … Continue reading

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Everything’s Perfect and Nothing’s Okay

So, after the little fire-triggered PTSD episode I was feeling so high on my ability to overcome the trauma responses in a way I never could before.  I’m still proud of that but then some other stuff happened and now … Continue reading

Posted in Brain Fuckery, Cancer, EMDR, My Friends - They Love Me Anyway, Navel Gazing, Pictures of things, PTSD is a bitch, Survival, The Babies | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Buy Things! No, Don’t! But Then, Maybe You Should!

I can’t even believe how much better I’m feeling!  Tuesday night I cried, Wednesday morning I woke up and cried.  My psychiatrist couldn’t see me so he called in a prescription for clonazepam, I was popping those twice a day. … Continue reading

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Just Hand Me the Valium and Step Away Slowly

We had a little fire here last night.  We had been negligent in keeping the stove clean and something underneath the burners caught on fire.  I would sometimes wonder about cleaning out the space underneath the drip pans but would … Continue reading

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OMG. TMI. WTF.

***Consider yourself warned.  This post contains major TMI*** It probably comes as no surprise that I am a fan of the Fat Acceptance movement.  Parts of it anyway.  The public shaming of the overweight is out of control.  The whole … Continue reading

Posted in Confession, Musings, Navel Gazing, PTSD is a bitch, Shedding and Shredding | 6 Comments