What not to do…

July 9, 2018

What did I used-to-do when something would trigger me like that? Well. I have lots of experience doing things that don’t work, but eventually I learned that throwing a fit about being triggered didn’t really make it any better. I’ve done lots of things to help PTSD heal at different points […]

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Flashbacking

July 8, 2018

This is where my blog is my journal, and unless you have an interest in PTSD, or you really really REALLY like reading every little thing I have to say, you might want to just skip this one. Despite my best efforts, this probably isn’t going to be the most […]

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What did you expect?

July 6, 2018

Without social media for a month, I expected some boredom. “Huh. What do I do with myself?” There’s maybe a smidge-bit of that, but not really. I thought there might be Facebook-withdrawals. Like I’d miss it or something. An addict craving another high. Like Facebook would be all… and I’d […]

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More like Pixie Poop! Ha.

July 5, 2018

When you’re shooting for… hoping it’ll at least be… but in real life, it looks more like… In taking myself out of Facebook for the month of July, I was expecting… Good question! What WAS I expecting? I don’t know… That making space for Pixie Dust would automatically activate it? That […]

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Pixie Dust

June 30, 2018

I had a little idea earlier this week. I’m actually super excited about it. A whole month off facebook. Not a day. Not a week. The whole month of July. I really mean business, too. I’m having Mr Smith fully change my password for me, and he isn’t going to tell […]

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Boxes

June 28, 2018

Late night on facebook has its upsides and downsides. Last night it was 2 super-positive upsides. Tonight…. Downside. Big-time. Oops. Well, except that it got me blogging and thinking and processing and learning from myself and (above all) writing, so that’s an upside.  Maybe. WOW. Hello, Triggers! Some mom posted […]

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Our Little Big-Island Adventures, Table of Contents

June 15, 2018

This is my goal right here. Yup. A full dozen posts to document our recent trip. Given that I’ve written maybe 12 posts in the last, like, 3 years… it’s not overachieving or anything. How is this remotely in keeping with my new years resolution to “lower the bar?” I ask […]

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