Monthly Archives: October 2011

Who has a bad Friday?

I love Fridays. Just the word makes me happy. Mondays?  Not usually my favorite day. Last week kind of turned that around.  Monday was great and Friday was absolutely horrible. In my last blog post, I wrote that I was … Continue reading

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I have something to tell you

I have something to tell you.   I have no idea what to say or how to say it, but something happened today — something God had a hand in.   I have been thinking about this all day long. … Continue reading

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Stuck in Paradise..

I was looking through some old journals and I found this one. This is me hiding in plain sight 4 years ago. 500 miles south of San Diego in a small fishing community in  Baja California, Mexico. Bahia de Los … Continue reading

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I had a hiccup today.

     Wow !  What a mood I have been in lately with all the exposure therapy I did on coffee day. My friend and I tried to get out and do some things.  I am trying to act as … Continue reading

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Coffee Day

I have spent the day at my local coffee shop, and what a day it has been. I do this because of my PTSD, agoraphobia, and high anxiety. This is what the doctors at the VA call exposure therapy. I … Continue reading

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Thanks, Lord, I needed that

Monday October 10th “Thank you, Lord. I needed that” Giving my presentation, “What Comes After Welcome Home,” last Saturday night at church stirred up many different emotions that I had put on the back burner and stuffed away and was … Continue reading

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A Roadside Meltdown

Sunday October 9th Today all my emotions came crashing down around me. Church was overwhelming, but I had a couple of great conversations while I was there. I had to leave early. Then I went for a ride on the … Continue reading

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Reunited with a dear friend

Saturday October 8th I just finished posting my last blog and the pictures that went with the story. I hit the publish button and I felt such a panic wondering what I would write about next. When I was on … Continue reading

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On My Walkabout…

“PTSD and emotional avoidance go hand in hand.” Some friends, family members, my doctors, and things I have read have all talked about the kind of avoidance that’s been my way of being for the last 20 years. I’ve always … Continue reading

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