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Count the days

A poem about achieving 5 years of sobriety and the passage of time.

Complex-PTSD: CiCi’s Story

How the brain is affected by PTSD, what Chronic PTSD is, and my relationship with it, including my diagnosis, symptoms, and how I cope.

Corona

The ups and downs of quarantine and the struggles I’ve faced so far including mental illness, chronic pain flares, and happier things like my dog’s first birthday.

2019 | a year in photos

A photo essay covering my sober birthday and surgery in January, celebrating my anniversary, getting a puppy and loads of traveling!

This is not a good poem

Why am I not writing?
There is too much to say,
And I’m still learning the language.

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