Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.


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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.

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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