ptsd

Take things slower, make it smaller, break it down.

Well, I made it through the weekend. Even though I didn’t want to. This morning, instead of being in a bad mood about living and all the ways that life is hard and unfair, I decided to take the kids out to breakfast instead. It made my husband happy, it made the kids happy, and …

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Permission to fall apart?

Strong people don’t always want to be strong. Sometimes, we just need permission to fall apart. That’s how I feel. People are always telling my I’m strong, that they “don’t know how I do it”, etc etc. But I don’t always want to be strong. It’s…exhausting. It takes every ounce of effort that I have …

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Ma’am, take a step back please.

Well, I won’t lie, I’m really struggling today. I don’t know if it’s the effects of not having therapy this week, of it just being an incredibly long week, or just life catching up to me in general…. But I feel like complete shit. I think something really triggering happened this morning too, and although …

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