Hearing and Helmets – Being on the other end of hearing loss

Shouting at me does not help me hear you, it is still static I hear. I have been on the frustrating end of my husband not being able to hear me, of him having to ask the question again or just acknowledge me not knowing what I really said. Yes, he has hearing aids. After … Continue reading Hearing and Helmets – Being on the other end of hearing loss

The Musical Cats night happened as a result of a terrifying act.

It was 9:33pm and thankfully both our cats were safely inside, lounging on our bed. There was a horrendous ruckus outside the bedroom window that sounded like howling, yipping and screaming as it finally faded to the distance. It is almost a full moon, maybe that has something to do with the nocturnal escapades. And … Continue reading The Musical Cats night happened as a result of a terrifying act.

PTSD – Walking on Eggshells by Mary Tendall

Although it’s not ‘contagious,’ PTSD can affect everyone around a person who has PTSD. This ‘Secondary PTSD’ can become a vicious cycle for all concerned. By Mary Tendall and Jan Fishler Secondary Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD: (Not a defined mental disorder within the DSM-IV) occurs when a person has an indirect exposure to risk … Continue reading PTSD – Walking on Eggshells by Mary Tendall