You scare me sometimes, PTSD… When you sleep right next to me. I lie there and wonder what happens in your dreams, and who caused these screams. There’s never a night you don’t wake me, As you yell at the “men in the sea”. Everyone is a “piece of shit,” or a “son of a… Continue reading Sleeping With PTSD
As a psych tech in an ED, I see it all. From suicidal patients, homicidal patients, psychotic patients, repeated visits from patients with substance abuse-crying for help with detox, kids and teens with autism or other major mental disorders. I’ve had patients spit at me, hit me, say they don’t trust me because I’m a… Continue reading Where My Patience Ends.
When Jane was diagnosed with level one Autism, Andrew decided to read her paper she was given from her psychologist explaining the disorder. We went outside with Todd to smoke as he read it out loud to us. He was so frustrated and said, “this is normal. All of this just explains a normal person.… Continue reading What is normal?
Fuck. Today sucks. This week sucks. Hormones.fucking.suck. I’ve known about PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder) for years, but never thought I had it, so I didn’t look into it. Some months before I start my period suck balls, but some months aren’t terrible, so I just assumed I wouldn’t have it since it was always so… Continue reading PMDD (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder)