My friend and colleague Wanda Sanchez writes a blog in http://ptsdperspectives.org. The story she writes about her PTSD experience so parallels my own experience I got permission to use it here to help others.
My story differs from hers in that I was beaten nearly to death, and left at a hospital emergency room for dead. It revolves around my time in Satanism. So the month of October (and sometimes phrases or situation bring me many flashes and thoughts, and pictures in my head and unwanted memories. The stories are different but the results are the same.
This is Wanda's story:
A few weeks ago I was going about my day, getting ready for a business lunch meeting. Showered, ...Read more