Monthly Archives: November 2010

Emotional Crash Landing

I’m sorry to say so but,sadly, it’s true that Bang-ups and Hang-ups can happen to you… …You’ll come down from the Lurch with an unpleasant bump. And the chances are, then, that you’ll be in a Slump. And when you’re … Continue reading

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Spreading JOY

I have had the pleasure of connecting with Marie Wikle, aka spreadingJOY, on twitter recently and have thoroughly enjoyed her cheerfulness, her resounding faith, and dedication to the Lord. She has a ministry by the name of Spreading Joy Corp and that … Continue reading

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Flasback of Being Laid Bare

~WARNING~…may be triggering The flashback. Intense fear. Afraid to allow the memory to surface. Paralyzed to dissociation, extreme nausea, and labored breathing ? My mind tries to protect me and my body still breaks out in physical pain; a biological response … Continue reading

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Unintentional Arrow of Irritability

Irritated! That is what can happen to me after having bad flashbacks, I become so irritable about everything! I believe it comes from a resurgence of anger at the rapist whom I cannot take it out on, after all I … Continue reading

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PTSD Sink Hole

Yesterday, out of nowhere I learned one of the tough lessons of recovery: The higher you climb the farther you fall. I have been doing so well lately with regards to my symptoms of PTSD and the emotions that go with it. … Continue reading

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