It has been a hot minute since I have written anything here. Or written anything at all, for that matter. I haven’t been able to put into words what I have been going through. I haven’t been able to open up about it, either. It’s one part writer’s block and two parts unwilling/unable to show […]Read More Emerging From the Dark
As we get closer to the end of the year, I cannot help but take a moment to step back and reflect. This is partially Facebook’s fault, by having that cute little feature of putting together a “video” of some of the things you’ve posted throughout the year. I was hesitant to even look at […]Read More What a Year
I have been pretty quiet lately, forgive me. I had to take a break from writing for a little. During November I had attempted to complete the NaNoWriMo challenge and actually get my story into book format. For those of you who are unfamiliar, it is a challenge to write 2k words a day for […]Read More Knowing Your Limits
So let’s talk PTSD and triggers for a second here. Battling both grief and PTSD at the same time causes me to have quite a few triggers. I didn’t even know I had PTSD until sometime in November, when it got initially triggered, or turned on as I say. And it’s been a battle ever […]Read More Triggers
Since my PTSD made itself known in my life in late November, I have struggled very much with focus, at work in particular. I am a chemist and trying to work at my normal level became an extreme struggle for me. As my PTSD worsened, I was missing more and more work. For weeks now […]Read More Celebrating the small victories
Due to the encouragement of many people in my life, I am starting this blog to continue logging my journey of grief. I am going to give a brief intro into my story, it feels odd to start a blog without sharing the reason WHY the blog has been created. Back on 2/6/17 I found […]Read More Welcome!