What C-PTSD Looks Like for Me

Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or C-PTSD as it’s commonly known is a psychological disorder that can develop in response to prolonged, repeated experience of interpersonal trauma in a context where the persona has little or no chance of escape. What the heck does that mean? It means C-PTSD is the result of exposure toContinue reading “What C-PTSD Looks Like for Me”

What My Anxiety and Depression Feels Like…

Today is a bad day. I woke up and I instantly knew that today would be a bad day. What is a bad day? For me, it’s a day where anxiety and depression take over. My bad days are different from others. Until recently, it never occurred to me that I had depression. From ‘yContinue reading “What My Anxiety and Depression Feels Like…”

Recalling Nothingness – Living in Darkness

*This entry is from earlier this year. I’ve decided to post things from the beginning of this journey. I sit at my desk typing. My coworkers are talking about their childhoods. I’m purposely avoiding the conversation. They continue to recall the games they played and the shows they enjoyed. I continue to type. I hearContinue reading “Recalling Nothingness – Living in Darkness”

Swimming in Your Own Murky Waters

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. **this was written earlier this year. As I sit at work surrounded by chatty coworkers, I feel the familiar pang on my chest. The scene is pretty normal. My 4 coworkers are playing a game and chatting about celebrity gossip. “Did you watch the showContinue reading “Swimming in Your Own Murky Waters”