Birthdays and Renewal


Yesterday was my birthday.  I don’t normally put a lot of thought into my own birthday, but this year held many ‘anniversaries’ for me.  I turned 45 and realized that I feel better now than I have in a long, long time.  This birthday marks 30 years since my life was turned upside down byContinue reading “Birthdays and Renewal”

Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder


My Spirit is in here, wrapped in the darkness that shields me from the pain.  I want to break free, I don’t want to live here, but the fear drives me deeper yet into the protection of my safe place.  All around me memories surface, causing ripples in the mirror I gaze at – inContinue reading “Living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder”