We Are Living In Orwell’s 1984

[cityname] We Are Living In Orwell’s 1984?
Orwell’s novel defines ‘Doublethink ‘ as the act of accepting two mutually contradictory beliefs as correct. Some of the key slogans used by the repressive government in the book: War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength. Or, in our case today in America in 2020, Capitulating to Terrorism is Leadership; Standing up for our nation’s Sovereignty is Cowardness.

2 x ‘Double Vodka, Soda and Lime’s… a break from living with PTSD

Not all women succumb to the calling of Mother Nature to find our mate for life and make babies. My friend and I did though, with bells and whistles. Maternal instinct and a need to make sure that our children never have to grow up with the same trauma we had to turns our lives inside out and upside down. [cityname]

Youngest child off to school… utterly terrifying, by a Complex PTSD survivor

Sh*t… it’s f’ing hard. Not usually my beautiful public school education lingo, but it’s far from ‘jolly hockeysticks darlings’. For the 8th morning in a row, my little 4 year old boy was afraid, scared, terrified about going to school. [cityname]

I’m (a PTSD survivor work in progress) going places!

What do you other mums or dads feel like when you’ve been at home caring full time for your little ones and then SUDDENLY they’re both at school and you’re LOST? How can I find my drive and proactive energy to get through the hours I’m apart from them? I have always had all-consuming and demanding careers until I became a stay at home mummy 4 years ago. [cityname]