Category: Veterans

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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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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American Heroes Network Interview

What a privilege to be a guest on the American Heroes Network radio this week, talking with two awesome veterans who hosted the show! We talked about the pervasiveness and impact of PTSD on our Warriors and their loved ones. As well as what help and hope there is for them. If you have time, […]

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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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Love Someone with PTSD? This is for us!

PTSD not only affects the individual, but its ripple effect deeply and profoundly impacts ALL those around them. Loved ones, please take encouragement from this 2 minute video poem. ♥   Printed version below. Feel free to download. 🙂      Join Love Our Vets – PTSD Family Support on Facebook      

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Winter, Holiday Stress and PTSD: Will We Make it Through?!

Winter is off to a brutal start this year for many of us.  And just the mention of the holidays and this season can send chills up our spines. Along with guilt because this should be “the most wonderful time of the year”… or so they say. Unfortunately, those who deal with the relentless demands […]

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“GreenLight a Vet” Campaign is Sweeping the Nation!

An amazing LONG OVERDUE tribute to Veterans has been sweeping the country again this year! 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 […]

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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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