Walk a Mile in My Shoes

Could you “Walk a Mile in My Shoes?” This post is my way of getting out some frustrations I have been dealing with over the last year-plus. Please try to bear with me as I attempt to bring to light the ignorance of administrations. The process which I have gone through is not uncommon forContinue reading “Walk a Mile in My Shoes”

What If?

What if the world looked at first responders like we looked at military veterans? Without discrediting our military’s veterans, they deserve much more credit and attention than they are being given. I think it is discussing every time I see a veteran who has been left homeless. These individuals put their lives on the lineContinue reading “What If?”

The Here and Now

After a long summer of working around the house I found it was time get moving forward with my life. I want to share with my readers a few things Mostly, what I have gone through and where I will be going. As you may know I have been recently diagnosed with PTSD. I haveContinue reading “The Here and Now”

COPING WITH PTSD

Coping with PTSD may not be as difficult as you would think. Provided you get the right tools and the proper treatment. However, if you continue to fool yourself, it can become life-threatening. My story is simple yet with some complications. I began my career in public safety in 1989 as a volunteer firefighter. TheContinue reading “COPING WITH PTSD”

Hiding from Anxiety

There are days when you can not hide from anxiety. It just arrives when you least expect it. I am not saying that anxiety or panic attacks have no warning. There are just those times in life when you least expect it, then WHAM! Your heart begins to start racing, palms get sweaty, you beginContinue reading “Hiding from Anxiety”

Living with PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD is described as a mental health condition that has a number of causes. While doing some research you will find it is more common than one would believe. Living with PTSD may not be a simple as taking medication or regular visits with a counselor. How do I know?Continue reading “Living with PTSD”