Tag Archives: PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Hobie Kayak gearing up for the Mississippi River

This Hobie will be our home for most of the summer, 2552 miles down the mississippi River. Testing and training in San Diego. Follow us on Face book to get regular updates on Tom, Scrubs and the rest of our … Continue reading

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Understanding PTSD My Pilgrimage Living in the Moment

 Bicycle Travel Helps PTSD with Tom Skinner and PTSD  Service dog Scrubs   Tom Skinner and Service dog Scrubs travel by bicycle on  the big dummy made by surly bike co to the National Center for PTSD in vermont to … Continue reading

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Understanding PTSD Memorial Day Bartlett, IL

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Thomas Skinner in Pontiac, IL Route 66 on a Bicycle

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Army Veteran Thomas Skinner Missouri Route 66

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How We Pack for the Trip

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(Video) Does and Don’ts of a Service Dog.

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(Video) Waiting for our bikes from Surly

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My Priority is Awareness Adventure 2012

I am spending the last day of my month long visit with my daughter taking pictures and having a tea party with chocolate milk and a PB&J.  What a perfect Christmas gift. Tomorrow she goes back to see her mother … Continue reading

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I Had a Bad Sunday.

  I feel I need to let you in on a few things that have been going on with me lately. This is always hard to do.  PTSD is hard enough to live with, but this is the blog where … Continue reading

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My Veterans Day 2011

Memorial Day, 2011 I am battling with PTSD with no relief or hope of any kind in sight. The symptoms of PTSD definitely have the upper hand, putting myself and everyone around me in a living hell.  Nothing will ever … Continue reading

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You can run but you can’t hide

In my last blog, “Recovery ‘Aha!’ Moment,” I talk about the healing I am experiencing and the progress I am making with PTSD.  I read it again and I can remember the hope and the sense of accomplishment in how … Continue reading

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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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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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Hellos with No Goodbye

I have talked about the early warning signs of PTSD over the years. I have talked about my symptoms, and the more I talk the more I learn. One warning sign I just recognized on my way home from General Synod … Continue reading

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