Rochester 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.

Rochester: 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]

Rochester: 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]

Rochester: 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]

Rochester: My heart belongs to Daddy, a Veteran with Complex PTSD

The first time I was out of my parents’ physical reach I was truly on my own. Aged 6. I was to become the survivor, the soldier, the toughie (his words). I was Daddy’s number 1 ‘son’. I was groomed to follow in his footsteps from that moment forward. [cityname]

Rochester: Dear Santa, Please may I have a new brain? Love Laura, a Compex PTSD survivor

Christmas is coming. It’s bloody well almost round the mountain, about to ‘sleigh’ my brain all over again. The annual dread of the ‘big day’. Memories, triggers, confusing feelings, remorse and more. Sound familiar? Heavens above, you are not alone! [cityname]

Rochester Overcoming a victim mentality

Rochester How to overcomee a victim mentality. Do you see yourself as fucked over by others or guided by arseholes?

Rochester: Dog ‘Cries’ Every Night While She Awaits Adoption, Shelter Shares Sad Photo As Last Hope

[cityname]: Dog ‘Cries’ Every Night While She Awaits Adoption, Shelter Shares Sad Photo As Last Hope. Well, that’s what happens to about 6.5 million household pets every year in the United States according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). About half of that figure are dogs.