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It’s not the world’s fault

The symptoms of PTSD are not the world's fault therefore, it is up to those with any mental illness to find a way to manage the hustle of life.

Nightmare's aftermath

Nightmare’s aftermath

One of the trademark symptoms of PTSD is the nightmares. How do we fight for a better quality of life when nightmare's aftermath destroys our days?

trigger season

Trigger season

So, what the heck is trigger season? For me, it's the time of year where my traumatic experiences own me. But I know that it will pass

Nervious system afire

Nervous system afire

PTSD does a number of things to a person, one of the things I loath the most is when it sets my nervous system afire. It's heartbreaking.

Find your new upper limit

Find your new upper limit

A mental health condition can be overwhelming for so many people who venture out, but it can be managed, just find your new upper limit.

I can see the light

I can see the light!

Finally, after all these years of fighting depression and PTSD, I can see the light. It may be a pin sized ray of light, but it's a start.

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From fear to courage

We in the services go from fear to courage. If we didn't the job would never get done. However, we need to get better at saving ourselves.

Woke up exhasted

Woke up exhausted.

I rarely sleep well, I can thank PTSD for that, but even when I do, I still feel tired. Like this morning, I woke up exhausted.

It's wearing me out, the constant terror. From loud streets to banging dishes, I feel everything as a threat. And I hate it, so much!

The constant terror

It's wearing me out, the constant terror. From loud streets to banging dishes, I feel everything as a threat. And I hate it, so much!