Tag Archives: PTSD

July 28, 2017: Maggie, Gleaming Countertops, White Iris, and My Country is in Trouble

My last post was in February of this year.  If you’re wondering why such a long delay, it’s quite simple…Post presidential election slump; the refusal to proceed on a Supreme Court nominee by the dominate party; the continuing drama of … Continue reading

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January 22, 2017: Follow-up to My Post “Yes, I Can Do This” – Addendum

Please accept my apologies – I inadvertently list the same point in the Venn diagram below.  The top circle is now correct. In my January 20th post I mentioned a number of “way points”  I needed to come to grips with before … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017: “Yes, I Can Do This” – Notes of My PTSD Journey

A rather dramatic title but, nonetheless, apt for today’s post – the long, drawn out journey from when I left Vietnam  in 1968 to where I am today, a torturous 49 years later.  The journey from then to now is littered with casualties, … Continue reading

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November 5, 2016: End of the Dry Spell and the “NikoBron”

Yes, it’s been a long time since I posted…the last post being June 13th as a matter of fact. To be quite honest, blogging was unconsciously put on the back burner as there were far more important issues that needed … Continue reading

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December 8, 2014: Day 39 of 365 Daily Photos – Lakes, Trees, Sunrise, Ducks, and Candles

Today’s PTSD therapy session went well enough – better than I expected though I have to rewrite my narrative.  I need to provide more detail and include how I felt at the time (emotions).  That’s next week’s issue and I … Continue reading

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November 20, 2014: Day 20 of 365 Daily Photos – Candles, Bees, Self-Portrait and a Bottle House

It was an overcast day and my wife was out in her Honey Bee house making candles for quite some time today.  It’s something she truly enjoys and I like watching her work when she does.  Today she made Christmas … Continue reading

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November 16, 2014: Day 16 of 365 Daily Photos – Fleeting Moment

I had my second VA appointment for Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) therapy (current phase of my PTSD therapy)( at the Lakewood VA Hospital.  As with the first CPT session last week, I was edgy this morning before I left for … Continue reading

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