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EMDR Round 2

This round was not successful either, although we may know a lot more about why this time. I wrote about Round 1 last week if you want to read what happened last time. PTSD is tricky, and brains are complicated. I had another flashback last night, and while I am not finding my experience with…

Go The F*uck Away

I’m having EMDR tomorrow morning, and while I remember very little about the first time I had it done, and I have no negative memories of the process, I’m about as nervous as one might be the day before a procedure. I might be afraid it may not work? My mom and my boyfriend have…

Back to Therapy for EMDR – Update

I’m back in therapy after an incident while driving that has caused me a lot of problems. We were planning to start the eye movement process today, but when we got to the step of creating a safe space and defining that clearly, I had a lot of emotion. It was because I don’t feel…

Getting Back What I Love: Exercise

Trauma is a thief. Trauma stole a lot of things from me, and recovering the things I love to do has been a long road. I did take a huge step forward today though, and for the first time in about five years was able to go to a Jazzercise class. That’s right, Jazzercise. Before…