Tis the season for words that mean well, but hurt……

This past week I wrote a post on Facebook that I was finally able to go out of the house after 4 days of dealing with kidney stones. Quite a few people responded with love and wished me well.  But one person messaged me and although wishing me well, said- “I’m so sorry your ALWAYS sick.”  I…

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Signs and Symptoms – PTSD Awareness Month

June is Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month.  As a survivor of sexual assault,  one might not be surprised that I suffer from PTSD.  Something my therapist brought to my attention, however, is that I also suffer from PTSD because of my metastatic state, facing my mortality for over 13 years while continuing to battle cancer…