Tag Archives: ptsd

  1. Friday Fascist Five

    09/01/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    The news you can use to assure yourselves that things are sliding far, far too wrongly right.  It doesn’t help …
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  2. Truthy Tuesday – Candles in the Dark

    05/23/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Ah, the road is long and dark here.  As I begin to function again, I cannot say the same of …
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  3. Truthy Tuesday

    05/09/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Yes, I love Stephen Colbert. But no, this post is not about him. I’ve been struggling since mid-April after a …
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  4. When Is a Facet Not the Entire Gem?

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    07/18/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I live with veterans. I am a veteran. We are a house with a spectrum of PtSD issues.  So obviously, …
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  5. The Bride Wore Black

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    06/20/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    June is the month of weddings, no? There is a saying I vaguely recall that for luck, the weddings should …
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  6. To Watch The News Is To Despair

    02/22/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I really am glad I have mostly abandoned blogging about political matters.  It looks like madness to consider the Trump …
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  7. There’s a Reason…

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    09/22/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    …for the season? Well, there sure is a reason I never liked playing dominos.  Any why I am sick of …
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  8. Home Again, Home Again


    08/20/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    …oooh, bad title.  It makes me want to watch “Blade Runner” again.  And while I claim it is my favorite …
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  9. Busy As Bees

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    07/29/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    The household switch is underway.  Most of my furnishings, books, clothing and such is back in the Big House now…some …
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  10. Tuesday Trauma Triggers

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    04/16/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    (Sorry for late posting — auto-post didn’t work as planned)I didn’t sleep last night, I lay awake listening to the …
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  11. MLK Dreamt, But So Do I

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    04/06/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Nightmares should consist of monsters to be slain, right?  Nightmares should be darkness and storms — not sweetness and light, …
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  12. Friday Fantastics

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    04/04/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    There is a scene in the old Burton/Gardner film “Night of the Iguana” where Burton’s panicked character “Shannon” describes two …
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  13. PTSD Journals: On Second Thought – Misconceptions


    03/26/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    The Minotaur and I were talking recently, about some of the subtler effects of PTSD and how one can slide …
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