Tag: PTSD

August Is My Trigger

August Is My Trigger

A trigger is something that sets off a memory tape or flashback transporting the person back to the event of her/his original trauma.   Every year since 2013, August has been my trigger. There is no getting away from it. I've tried. I keep trying. Every week of this month has a day that I … Continue reading August Is My Trigger

A Little Bit Of PTSD

A Little Bit Of PTSD

Today, I'm headed to Manhattan ahead of my PET scan and appointment with my Oncologist at Sloan Kettering. I usually enjoy the drive down but this time I'm a little uneasy.   Last year at this time I had a scan and was told the Lymph nodes under my left arm (non-cancer side) lit up … Continue reading A Little Bit Of PTSD