For Memorial Day I'm having a cookout with some good friends. Family friends. Sister warriors and our families. I can't ask for a better time than that ... and ...
I've worked through everything in this CPT group which, by the way, I am just about to graduate from. I thought I was getting better. A couple of weeks ago I was triggered
you branded me with your abuse your secrets scarring ...
This week I'm supposed to fill out the Challenge Beliefs Worksheets on Trust, for my Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) group. I'm getting the feeling this may be the first time I show up with my homework not done.
standing on my grief old bones in the ancient pit my countless bodies
You ever have that one memory that sticks with you like a stuck record playing over and over in your head? It's like a pivotal moment that changes your whole life.
Processing … Processing …
The week of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) that I first had to write the details of my rape and then read it daily, it ...
I haven't thought about killing myself in a long time. I spend time on Facebook talking to other veterans who sound like they are or may be suicidal. I try to get them to choose life. So you can imagine how surprised I was to find myself seriously thinking about getting my gun and eating it.
The Lucky Ones
So I'm one of the lucky ones. I have an honorable discharge from the military and a service connected disability. So I'm being treated for physical disabilities and for PTS, as well as for MST.
It's amazing what you can live with, and no one knows unless you tell them.