From Fear to Freedom: Part 4

From Fear to Freedom: Part 4

I am writing my story about my journey with PTSD over several blog posts, in the hope that it will help others who are going through something similar. In the previous posts I have written about the trauma that caused my PTSD, the horrible months following the trauma, and how I began to slowly recover. We are made up of a body, soul, and spirit, which are intricately connected parts of our whole being. Last week I wrote about what…

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From Fear to Freedom: Part 3

From Fear to Freedom: Part 3

I am writing a series of blog posts about my journey with PTSD. I hope it will be an encouragement to those who are suffering with something similar. In my last post I wrote about how difficult life was for me dealing with the symptoms in the months following my traumatic incident. My doctor had diagnosed me with Generalised Anxiety Disorder¬†(I realised later that it was PTSD), so I spent those months thinking that this is what was making me…

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From Fear to Freedom: Part 2

From Fear to Freedom: Part 2

I am writing a series of blog posts about my experience with PTSD, in the hopes that it will help others who are walking through something similar. In my last post I wrote about the traumatic experience that caused my PTSD. This post was very hard for me to write. The weeks and months following the trauma were marked by suffering at a level I had never experienced before. It was like I was walking along on a beautiful, sunny…

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From Fear to Freedom: Part 1

From Fear to Freedom: Part 1

I have been walking through the most difficult season of my life; shockingly difficult. I want to tell you my story of recovering from PTSD, with the hope that it will help you, if you are going through something similar. I am aware that others have gone through, or are going through, their own suffering, some of which mine would pale in comparison to. But I am not going to minimise what I have gone through. It has been truly…

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