Category: Veterans Day

Faith Talk Live Interview for LOVE OUR VETS

Got 10 minutes? Had another good interview talking about PTSD, those who live with it, and the book “LOVE OUR VETS.”  The more we can spread the word the more people will be helped! LOVE OUR VETS book on Amazon  

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PTSD Casts Shadow on Memorial Day Celebrations

(Chosen as Editor’s Pick on CP Blogs 2016) More than just another day off and the segue into summer, Memorial Day and other patriotic holidays are a time for reflecting, supporting and giving thanks for the sacrifices our heroes have made for us. However, what looks like a three-day-long weekend of fun, parties and picnics […]

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Memorial Day: Picnic or Nightmare for Veterans?

More than just another day off and the segue into summer, Memorial Day and other patriotic holidays are a time for reflecting, supporting and giving thanks for the sacrifices our heroes have made for us. However, what looks like a three-day-long weekend of fun, parties and picnics to some, looks like a nightmare to others. […]

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Trauma Anniversaries – OUCH!

Life with PTSD is full of ups and downs.  A roller coaster ride that embarks or halts at a moment’s notice. Some days are so pleasant we forget there is such a thing as PTSD. Memories of war seem deceptively in the past. And for those who have suffered non-military trauma, they too are vulnerable […]

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“GreenLight a Vet” Campaign is Sweeping the Nation!

The hottest LONG OVERDUE tribute to Veterans is sweeping the country! Hundreds of thousands are responding to the campaign “Green Light a Vet!” And on our  LOVE OUR VETS – PTSD Family Support Facebook page we are seeing tremendous enthusiasm to this much deserved tribute, one of which is the photo you see below. “America’s veterans […]

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The Girl With the Long Tan Legs: A Wake-Up Call to All!

What started out as an ordinary plane flight left me awestruck! No two women on the same flight could possibly have been more extreme opposites. I came home disturbed, astounded and inspired. Can people in this country be THIS blinded by self-preoccupation??? As the grateful wife of a Veteran who battles Posttraumatic Stress 24/7, I had […]

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Can People Be THIS Blinded by Self-Preoccupation???

What started out as an ordinary plane flight left me awestruck! No two women on the same flight could possibly have been more extreme opposites. I came home disturbed, astounded and inspired. Can people in this country be THIS blinded by self-preoccupation??? As the grateful wife of a Veteran who battles Posttraumatic Stress 24/7, I had […]

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VETERANS DAY: A Mix of Triggers, Honors and Discounts

Veterans Day and other patriotic holidays can really catch many of us off guard. Ironically, the one day of the year set aside to honor our veterans is often one of the most difficult for many of them. Especially those with PTSD. And the sad thing is that most people do not get it. So […]

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Fourth of July: Party Time or Sacrifice?

Independence Day and other patriotic holidays are a blast! Party time! For many. But for others, this “blast” propels them right back into the heat of battle. Physically and emotionally. How ironic and gut-wrenching that the very warriors who sacrificed so we could celebrate our freedom are the ones who may suffer most on this […]

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