Things To Not Say To Someone With PTSD/Trauma

General Rule: If you would not say it to someone who was paralyzed in a car accident, about their paralyzation or any of the complications that go with it, don't say it to someone who has PTSD (or someone who's suffered a traumatic event, or who's lost a spouse or child or parent or sibling, … Continue reading Things To Not Say To Someone With PTSD/Trauma

Thoughts On a Higher-Mileage Body

I am not fat. I have fat. And I have fat because, like an unfailingly faithful, loyal and forceful warrior, my body never bought the lies. Not one of them. My body held the truth for me when I needed it buried in the abyss to survive it. My body has retained truth I tried to discard. Faithfully, … Continue reading Thoughts On a Higher-Mileage Body