Category Archives: anxiety

If There Is One Thing

Today was, for certain , bittersweet. Today was the final goodbye to my grandmother. I got to see family and meet family and catch up with family. My kids got to meet family, and hopefully start new relationships. It all … Continue reading

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Return to Somewhere

I’m on the balcony. I’m assuming you call it the balcony. It is oval shaped and I can look over cautiously to see the frozen deck on the lower level. I don’t really have a name for it as I’ve … Continue reading

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A Spoonful

“The creation of a new heart, the renewing of a right spirit is an omnipotent work of God. Leave it to the creator. –Henry Drummond I can’t help but be mesmerized by the medicinal power of being in nature, seeing … Continue reading

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Façade

Filters can make things look exotic, abstract, comforting, etc. They add a layer of interest and the desire to have a closer look. I have found that many people wear filters and some use them to cover unearthly behaviors behind … Continue reading

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Weighted Blanket

Tonight I’m struggling with my emotions. Not uncommon in those of us with Complex PTSD. I would say I’m in an evening of selfishness. I ordered food, kids are watching television and I’m here in my room. Alone. Listening to … Continue reading

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Kammie’s Oddball Challenge

So with all my allergies, I am having to really look at everything. I went through my spice/medicine cabinet and threw out probably 3 full store bags of stuff. When I say stuff; I mean things that come from soap … Continue reading

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Invisibility

Curled on the edge of the couch with my coffee I can hear a robin in the trees. Then a chickadee and cardinal. I hunger for this peace. The calls to one another as the fly in and out of … Continue reading

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Whatever You Say

Look at you playing this part, To the outside ignorant you’re so grand- The talent to play Jeckle and Hyde , You display the hero of the land. The reputation you portray, Outside these walls is sickening- As if only … Continue reading

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Shallow Spots

While you cannot visibly see the open hole within, I assure you it is growing deeper with the words you speak. https://travelwithintent.com/2022/06/19/hole/

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Self Fantasy

Am I the colossal monster? Always ready Always guarded Always prepared to fight- Or have you twisted it in my mental memory? You instigate with negativity You falsify the facts You choose to fight about everything- Why must you twist … Continue reading

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