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November 2015

PTSD Redux

Ever since the Paris attacks, PTSD symptoms have been re-appearing: short-term memory loss, dysthymia, sleep troubles, and nightmares. The night of the attacks and after listening on NPR about the hundred plus young people who died at a concert hall, I had a 9/11 nightmare. I was my college classmate …

Healing At Last…Partly

It has taken 3 and a half years. That long ago, the WTC Health clinic diagnosed me with PTSD. Two and a half years ago, my understanding of PTSD, realization of my behaviors and trying to return them to “normal” left me at the bottom of a mental black-hole that …