Writing about PTSD

I haven’t had much energy to write as many posts as I want to. I want to be able to get out all the shit that’s been in my head. There’s a lot going on, and a lot that will be going on in the next few weeks, as I reach 1,000 days of freedom in April.

A few weeks ago, I was offered an opportunity to writer for the APTSDA, the American PTSD Association. While I still write about DID for HealthyPlace, writing about PTSD is different, and I figure it is an opportunity to reach a different group of people.

My first piece published yesterday. It can be found on aptsda.org, or directly through this link: The Flashbacks You Can’t See.

It’s not much. I write so much that sometimes I’m not really sure what to write about, and I get tied up in the thought that maybe my experiences aren’t the “right” ones. Yet the more I write, the more I read from others that they have experienced the same.

I will update with more soon. Hopefully.

4 thoughts on “Writing about PTSD

  1. “It’s not much.” Are you kidding? That is amazingly awesome! Kudos and congrats!
    Through the fog in the aftermath of an abusive childhood it is very difficult to put two sentences together, but you have written an article worthy of publishing. I am so impressed and admire you.
    Since it looked like a site that is reputable I submitted a chapter dealing with PTSD if they’d like to use it.
    Again, Kudos!

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