Category: PTSD

The Locked Cage, Living With PTSD

My three small children and I were so abundantly blessed by the generous help and support showered on us through the local Head Start program. I just figured staying locked away in my apartment with my three kids would be easier than facing my…

Overcoming PTSD, Anxiety, Depression

Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured, and endure what cannot be cured.  The brilliance of endurance. I have discovered this to be true in my practice of yoga.  I have taken part in yoga classes before where I would be…

In The Lion’s Den…

Fleeing from domestic violence “Ruthie, is that you?” My father asked, as he answered the phone. “Hi Dad, Happy Father’s Day……I’m just glad I’m alive to tell you.” I replied, before bursting into tears. The night before was one of the absolute worst, most…

Survival by Cake….

Why a single mother started a cake business. What could I possibly do? Discouraged, distraught, depressed, terrified! The need to start my life over was not only a thought but had become my new reality. Now a single mother of three small children, no…

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