Tag Archives: PTSD

ABOUT PTSD AND RECOVERY

I was in my mid-sixties when a therapist first suggested that I was suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. My response was, “No. Impossible.” Dr. B. handed me a book and asked me to read several pages out loud. When I … Continue reading

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Writing My Life

When I told a friend a while back that I’m in the process of writing a memoir, she asked me what it was going to write about. I struggled with what to tell her. I wasn’t very clear yet myself, … Continue reading

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Remember When?

While doing some ironing the other day, I listened in on the program Here And Now on my local NPR station.  While I steamed away wrinkles from my favorite linen shirt, I listened as Robin Young, the host of the … Continue reading

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