Warrior Quest Veterans Weekend Retreat in January.

I Don't like 22 club and I Don't like to refer to statistiques. I Don't like posting about PTSD all the time despite this is main Reason why me HERE. I Didn't like a few things in this 2020, and I know it will be a year of battling and protests still 2021. What I … Continue reading Warrior Quest Veterans Weekend Retreat in January.

Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

Like many veterans throughout our country’s history, I needed mental medical attention but did not seek help BY: SAMANTHA NEROVE, POSTED ON MAY 28, 2017 A soldier crochets a garden of hope in the battlefield of despair. Pistol? Check. Body armor? Check. Yarn, hooks, crochet books? Check. My Combat Crochet Basic Load (CCBL) was prepped for battle. I was ready to … Continue reading Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders is a new term for me, not new as symptom; I was very much OCD in the 90s with my eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa). Another battle, another lifetime. Maybe another book? My new friend from Belgium, Seb, is catching it right: OCD are very similar to PTSD... they are symptoms … Continue reading PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Returning Home After Living Abroad.

Oh well, I was actually having same conversation with Rosa, a Sicilian girl working at same place. Although, she owns her family, here, blond husby and kids, lovely picture, except she doesn't feel that she belongs here, in this new eastern Parisian region, nor Sicily. Giulia, another friend of mine, from Treviso, Veneto, in Northern … Continue reading Returning Home After Living Abroad.

Next Mission: PTSD at home. Veterans breaking the Silence.

Actually, I am living this situation at work. Yes, I am the weak link.  And yes, I was the first and only one to break the silence. So, what? Do you know the story of someone who is sitting on the edge of the river waiting for his dead enemy's body passing by? Seriously, it … Continue reading Next Mission: PTSD at home. Veterans breaking the Silence.

The Pursuit of Happiness vs Search of Meaning.

When I started to look for my purpose, I was recovering from occupational burn out, and PTSD ( except I didn't understand it ). My doctor played a mentor's role in the story and he pushed me to my life questioning. Before that, I was completely unaware and in so-called hamster wheel. In february 2016, I … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness vs Search of Meaning.

Achilles in Vietnam and Odysseus in America.

Are you searching for your soul? Then come out of your own prison. Leave the little stream and join the river that flows to the ocean. Like an ox, don't pull the wheel of this world on your back. Take off the burden. Whirl and circle. Rise above the wheel of the world. There is … Continue reading Achilles in Vietnam and Odysseus in America.