Perhaps this is a debrief or a chat out loud, better out than in. Losing sense of time, all moments are interrupting and interlinking, weaving. Brain very foggy, tired, feeling chilled, body is sore and which reality, moment is this one, is this the aftermath of all of them or is it the now things. Overwhelming memories. It is similar to walking down a corridor and many, many doors are slightly ajar and in the rooms are the traumas. Tryng to clos
Hi everyone, I ve got a packet of pills in front of me and I m really not sure about taking them longterm. I ve taken one so far. My Anxiety and Depression are pretty awful and I don t want to take anything that will make me worse, even temporarily - because I m not sure I could battle it out if it did take a dive due to medication. I m also finding the pills exhausting, which makes everything worse. I m finding relief in counselling and in acupu
I understand the severe end of disassociation, but am curious if anyone can explain to me the difference between just simply checking out (maybe because you are bored or tired) versus the onset or beginning of disassociation attack. I m asking because I sometimes find it hard to see a difference other than when I know I m suddenly starting to panic.
It's Time to Wake Up This week's blog is my most personal yet. I almost feel apologetic at the emotion. I put myself back in the drivers seat that foggy evening to relive and work through one more piece of the trauma. #DrunkDrivingKills #StrongerThanYesterday http://careyportell.blogspot.com/2014/10/its-time-to-wake-up.html
A cataract is a condition of the natural (crystalline) lens inside your eye. The lens is located behind the iris and functions just like the lens of a camera ¬- focusing light images on the retina. When this lens becomes cloudy (develops into a cataract) the light cannot pass through the lens to reach the retina. Much like trying to take a picture with a foggy camera lens. There are several things that can cause a cataract such as trauma, certain diseases, some medications, but most…
As feminist allies to survivors, we must believe that a survivor’s account of their sexual assault is true. Please read this article to understand why — even if we experience their account as disoriented, foggy, or even factually incorrect — we must understand that they are still telling their own d