PTSD / disability: What you don’t see

All social media usually shows is the rosy side of life. I do try to post about the whole picture around living with a medical fuck up acquired disability. But there are always things you don’t see when you read about the rosier side of life.

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Wensley’s Cycles winter duathlon series Race 1: race report

The last few weeks have been a roller coaster at best. The PTSD has been off the charts meaning the slightest little thing has been knocking me off that precipice.

Remember this visual analogy?

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The whispers from within

It won’t leave me..

That yearning, for sport.. for challenge, for a purpose, for a goal.

I have been searching for two and a half years. I have read books, absorbed online videos and articles and still it won’t leave me.

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Is there a ‘correct kind of hurt’?

Last weekend I walked Parkrun for only the third time ever (on two feet). The first time took me 1 hour 19, the second took me 1 hour 9, last weekend took me 58 mins. But… at a cost.

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