PTSD, A Civilian’s Story

I am just a regular person. I feel, I love, I laugh, I hurt. I am a wife and mother, an average soul with different life experiences. I am like you; an advocate, supporter, leader and volunteer. I am a private fighter, a trooper, a veteran of challenges, a champion of...
Where there is despair, Hope

Where there is despair, Hope

She wanted to go. Really she did. I always ask for a surprise. Today there was nothing big, no a-ha. There was no superlative symbol, because her life was in no way anything close to superlative. That is how I knew who came today. I saw her feet with chipped paint and...

Learning Something New

It is funny when you learn about defense mechanisms. I never knew about the idea or meaning until I started digging into the root of myself. I kind of knew all along I was who I was supposed to be. I knew I was what made me feel loved. I couldn’t even think of what my...