Monthly Archives: March 2015

Finally taking a right turn…

I haven’t written a blog for a couple of days and I am going to abstain from writing one for the next week or 2 because I am going through therapy. I have been under treatment now for the last … Continue reading

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Looking but not seeing.

This morning was quite bizarre for me. I woke up far too early but couldn’t lie in bed any longer. I had quite a random dream that I couldn’t quite shake. As with a few of my dreams I’m still … Continue reading

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Strange sort of day….

It has been a strange sort of day today. I was in the throws of painting a wall today when suddenly I was reminded of the fact that my abuser was being cremated today. I’m not sure how I feel … Continue reading

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You can save yourself….

So after a busy couple of weeks I’ve now come back down to earth a little. It’s been an honour to be able to share my journey through the media in the hope it helps others but it’s exhausting because … Continue reading

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Making a truce with your demons.

I was asked to give an interview to Forces TV. In the video I explain how PTSD is affecting me but also it is clear that I want to fight it. I truly believe we can all face our demons … Continue reading

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Patient person required, an internal electrician an added bonus ;-)

PTSD has changed how I feel and act emotionally. The effects of the traumatic events I sufferred cause symptoms I have discussed in previous blogs such as withdrawal and subsequently isolation. Most of these symptoms are due to constant re-experiencing … Continue reading

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That’s some closure…..

This week has been a massive explosion of emotions. The beginning of the week was extremely overwhelming in a great way and extremely humbling for me. The feedback following my interview on ITV News was immense. I only received 4 … Continue reading

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Bearing my soul.

I was in the middle of writing a different blog but I felt compelled to put that on hold to write this one instead. I have been absolutely stunned by the kindness of so many people who watched my interview … Continue reading

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Too many triggers = bad night.

Wow, firstly if this blog doesn’t make sense I’m absolutely shattered and I can’t be bothered rechecking it. I had an absolutely dreadful night last night resulting in very little sleep. So why the bad night? I think it is … Continue reading

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It’s never too late.

So I’m sure most of you watched the video of me confronting my abuser. One of the comments made was ‘you should go to the police’. I was not in a position to tell you all this before but I … Continue reading

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