Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.


A day out at Sea World, totally fantastic and utterly exhausting.

Had an amazing day out today at Sea World, with my family. My two boys had a fab time, and it was my youngest’s first time there. I love ‘first times’ with my children. He was so excited, in that oh so cute 6 year old way.

It was a perfect day, perfect weather, the sun was shining, the day was fantastic. My children having fun and enjoying themselves and learning at the same time, is important to me.


And it nearly killed me. Okay, exaggeration, but by about 2pm, I was exhausted. I had to sit down a lot, because I was really struggling and my back was hurting. Doesn’t help that my sleep is crap lately. And yesterday was a bad day, so emotionally already exhausted.

I said nothing, as I didn’t want to spoil the day in any way.

At one point when my children were in the new huge adventure playground, I lay down on the floor, just to rest. When you need to do self care, you just gotta do it. Continue reading