The title of this blog post says it all. No doubt there are those who’d tell me I shouldn’t admit to PTSD any more than depression or anxiety. Yeah, well, then don’t read this. There are others out there who suffer the same, but who don’t have the freedom to speak.

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Photo: CA Hawthorne

I do.

You aren’t alone and that’s the point of this post.

It isn’t all that long that I’ve known I suffer from PTSD. Learning I did caused a lot of pieces to fall into place. I’ve talked before about suffering from anxiety and depression. They’re but symptoms. Other symptoms have been manifesting physically.

The whole being PTSD.

To be clear, my issues with depression often surface of their own accord. That was a lot of what was confusing the issue. I couldn’t understand why my depression would surface, a rising tide I had time to respond to. Since I couldn’t take medication for it, I’d learned countless techniques for keeping it at bay.

Problem was, and what didn’t make sense, was that wasn’t always how it appeared…

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About Ontyre Passages

Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
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