Tag Archives: Signs of PTSD

San Diego PTSD Service dog Presentation.

  On Wednesday I will be speaking at an event in San Diego. I will be giving demonstrations of what scrubs dose to help with PTSD.  Hope to see you.   2013 Behavioral Health Panel: Psychological Trauma and Its AftermathPsychological … Continue reading

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Veteran, VA, and PTSD

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PTSD Awareness Adventure Week 2

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The National Center for PTSD

  What an amazing morning! I had the opportunity and the privilege of getting to talk to people at the National Center for PTSD about my bicycle ride across the country, media outlets, the resources that are available for our … Continue reading

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Recovery “aha!” moment

  As I sit here thinking about the last year, I feel so thankful for all of my friends — the ones who have listened to me for hours and the ones who have just followed me on Facebook and … Continue reading

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My comfort zone

In other blog posts, I have mentioned that I was a commercial truck driver on our nation’s highways for well over a million miles.  Living in my semi, always on the move, was so very comfortable for me.  It allowed … 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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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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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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