EMDR Aftermath

August 15, 2017 admin 0

Ever since my EMDR treatment two weeks ago, my nightmares and resultant anxiety are like a runaway boulder barreling down the mountain. It seems every […]

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Choking

July 8, 2017 admin 1

To combat my insomnia, I take a little sleep aid, but while it does help me get some bouts of sleep in an otherwise sleepless […]

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Looking Forward

July 1, 2017 admin 0

It’s July—one of my favorite months—and things are looking up. My foot is finally making measurable progress and I’m even beginning to slowly add some […]

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Hail

June 2, 2017 admin 0

I self-soothed myself through the hailstorm last night, which, given my heightened nighttime anxiety and PTSD, I consider a notable win. I woke suddenly as […]

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Stunned into Silence

May 24, 2017 admin 0

My selective mutism completely overtook me yesterday. I went several hours without the ability to speak. The little voice I was eventually able to conjure […]

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Small Victory

May 12, 2017 admin 0

I had a medical appointment victory yesterday, which was especially welcome after a stumble on Wednesday, where, Ben accompanied me to my appointment, but I […]

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Sick

May 2, 2017 admin 0

Something has been off in my body for the past 24, 48, 72 hours. I don’t feel well, though it’s fairly non-specific and generalized: malaise, […]

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Blood Work

April 25, 2017 admin 0

I can’t stand getting my blood drawn. This phobia does not extend to needles in general, as I don’t mind shots, but getting a lab […]