PTSD
Kendra

PTSD what is it, and what does it feel like

PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, otherwise known as Shell Shock, or Battle Fatigue, is not new, for much of the last century, only Soldiers who had seen battle were seen as having PTSD, and no one else was recognized to getting or suffering from it. PTSD can come and go in ebbs and flows. According to the mayoclinic.org these

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How the word Gringa made me feel

Growing up moving in and out of countries, languages and cultures was a roller coaster. Growing up diplomatic was embarrassing, privileged, dangerous, and culture shock inducing. After my Father died, my sister in law, who happens to be Chinese/Canadian, told me, you don’t count, white people don’t have a culture. I never said anything back to her, it wasn’t my

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Goodbye’s and first loves

Paz came prancing in the family room , in her perfectly starched maids uniform, and her beautiful brown skin. She smiled, tilted her head and sung “Keeeendraaaaaa, it’s RIIIIIISHARRRRD on da pone” in a thick Filipino accent with a giggle and a quick motion leaving the room. I rolled my eyes, and walked over to the phone “hey!” with another

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PTSD
Kendra

PTSD ABROAD

PTSD is more common than people think. Our brains can’t process trauma very well and we have to find ways of working through the trauma we experience, there are ways, but conventional psychology and medication aren’t necessarily the best roots, but I will cover that later. I didn’t really recognize that I lived a different life, until I was around

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Kendra

How I pieced Myself back from PTSD

Lets be honest. Motherhood was supposed to be roses, giggles and happiness. I mean, that is what all the sappy movies had told me would happen, so I had built that fantasy up. I was supposed to pop out a baby, love that baby, love myself, love my body, love my husband and somehow be sexual. insert eye roll. Reality

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