Tag Archives: What is PTSD

The Adventure Begins.

Today is move out day. I am Moving out of my Geodesic dome. Managed to load my Hobie Adventure Island Kayak, My two bicycles by Surly, the big dummy, and my long haul trucker. We are heading out first thing … Continue reading

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Scrubs had to go to the doctor

Checking things off the list. Today was the trip to the veterinarian so Scrubs my service dog can get her health certificates to travel into Canada and Alaska from the lower 48. I really want to start packing up the … Continue reading

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PTSD Stigma, A Tool for Accusations.

  “Do me a favor. I took these two pictures today tell me witch one you prefer,” is what I posted on Facebook. I am now up to 39 comments. Most all pick B. I know I need to fill … Continue reading

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My National PTSD Awareness Day 2014

National PTSD Awareness Day 2014 I have been in a battle with The San Diego VA hospital for a long time trying to get treatment for my service related PTSD. UNFORTUNATELY I have not had much luck. The doctors always … Continue reading

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Bicycle Travel with Tom and Scrubs

Tom Skinner and his PTSD Service dog Scrubs are at it again. Starting in November 2013 we will set out on our bicycle from California heading to Texas and then we will travel all the way up to Alaska. Tom … Continue reading

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Support from my Church UCC

UCC part of veteran’s mission, and journey on faith, to make life better for others Written by Jeff Woodard June 19, 2012  Support of my Church, UCC Click on above link to read full article

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Understanding PTSD Memorial Day Bartlett, IL

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Memorial day 2012

This is the article that was in the Daily Harold in Chicago, IL. I feel so honored to be included in this national Holiday and to get such recognation about our mission Understanding PTSD Click this link to read the … Continue reading

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Army Veteran Thomas Skinner Missouri Route 66

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PTSD Awareness Adventure 2012 Stillwater OK

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Send Off Celebration PTSD Awareness Adventure 2012

Send Off Celebration PTSD Awareness Adventure 2012 – Across The US By Bike Written by KPBS.org When – Saturday, March 10, 2012, 9 a.m. Where – United Church of Christ of La Mesa, 5940 Kelton Avenue, La Mesa, CA, Age limit – All … Continue reading

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Six Days and Counting

As the days draw closer to our start date my son Parry has joined me in San diego. I think what he will get from this trip he will tell his grand children about. To ride a bicycle across the … Continue reading

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(Video) Down Hill Fun by Parry Skinner.

I had a fun day of riding down hill before I have to pull a trailer across America. It’s kind of fun being able to ride around these corners faster than some of the cars can! I also learned a … Continue reading

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(Video) Waiting for our bikes from Surly

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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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