This space journals my path so others may see that while recovery is difficult work (and it is work) it is possible to improve our quality of life. If you are recovering, or if you know someone on the journey, I hope these images and essays can help with understanding and encourage perserverance. You can recover. You are worth it.
On CPTSD recovery
Gabby Petito – Another Lost-The video of the stop in Moab Utah. Fair warning – It is hard to watch. I heard the news this morning about Gabby Petito as I checked my feeds. The confirmation of my worst fears was there, displayed on the screen. I heard there was a video of the interaction with law enforcement in … Continue reading Gabby Petito – Another Lost
Nailed in the past… a paradox-This is one of those things that when I think about my Complex-PTSD should have been obvious. How I missed it for so long really confounds me. I often talk about the paradoxes that arise in C-PTSD. Here I have stumbled into another one. It goes something like this. Huh. I just realized how weird … Continue reading Nailed in the past… a paradox
Healing the Invisible-After a few tries you wonder if the voices of the CPTSD are right. You fear you never will be 'visible'.,, But, there is a tiny voice within undulled by all the abuses and fear that whispers - "Try."
This site is not the only resource on Complex PTSD. Indeed you should look and learn as much as you can. Here are some of the resources I have used on my own journey. (Note to self – make a more complete list to share.)