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Week of Failure Round 2

I’m starting to realize I may need to frame my experience differently just to give my self-confidence a break, but the onslaught of things not working well continues. I was supposed to meet with a mayor this morning. A lot of mayors are really volunteers and don’t get paid for their elected position, and so…

PTSD Is Like…

Sometimes, PTSD is like emotionally getting thrown down the stairs out of nowhere, and you crash at the bottom, bleeding and broken and wondering what on earth just happened to you and how could it happen so fast and so brutally? When you are finally able to get yourself up, which you have to do…

Working with PTSD: Why a Schedule Matters

Getting myself on a schedule was a challenge last year. I like to wake up naturally, and sometimes that’s my only option, because when my brain wants sleep, it will sleep. I’ve found that having a schedule that mixes external obligations with internal goals is working for me this month. Yesterday I was feeling really…