The brave words of a young mother who is also a gifted writer. Her words are harrowing, but I found they made a compelling read.
Hello, all. I know it has been quite a long time since I have last posted here, and I apologize. There have been SO many things going on over the last two years and I am finally ready to “talk” about it.
In my last blog post, I mentioned PTSD and some of the things I had been experiencing in connection to that. Well, about two weeks after that blog post, I was diagnosted with CPTSD. That’s Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. What makes it complex, you ask? Well, first PTSD is contacted when a person experiences a traumatic event that causes flashbacks, anxiety, depression, insomnia, and various related symptoms. The complex part comes when a person experiences multiple traumatic events, each of which causing PTSD by themselves. What sometimes happens is I’m triggered by something & I begin having flashbacks from one of the traumatic events, which in turn…
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