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VA Medical “Care”

Okay, this sucks. The vast VA medical care system, one of the largest in America, gives up very easily and can tell a vet, “We don’t know what is causing the problem but we won’t do any more tests to … Continue reading

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PTSD Just Isn’t That Important

I won’t name anyone nor quote anyone exactly because I doubt that I would ever be given permission to do so. I know that when I write a PTSD article, the little notifications I send out goes to maybe 4000 … Continue reading

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PTSD and Survivor’s Guilt

I learned a new PTSD phrase and a new idea today. It’s called “Survivor’s Guilt” and it apparently plays a huge role in PTSD for many of us. I won’t bother you with the textbook definition of that phrase I’ll … Continue reading

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PTSD – A Story Of Late Night Remorse

I wanted to sleep tonight. I felt that I’d written enough for one day. I came to bed, read a little of my trivia book, considered whether to masturbate or not and didn’t, made sure the air conditioning was on … Continue reading

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PTSD – A View From The Outside

I’ve touched a little on what it’s like to deal with PTSD and the VA and this miserable excuse for a government. I haven’t even tried to talk about how nearly every person with PTSD has, if not given treatment, … Continue reading

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PTSD and the Wounded Warrior Project

While it doesn’t offer very much for those of us who served in Vietnam and still are desperate for help navigating the purposely confusing Veteran’s Administration system, there is a place where vets from the current undeclared wars can go … Continue reading

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PTSD Signs, Symptom and Help

One of the problems with PTSD is that, too often, the symptoms are either just chalked up to “depression” or to the belief that “they’ll get better when they get used to being home again.” The reality, of course, is … Continue reading

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A Test From 2004 Part 5

Okay, folks.  I know you’ve all scored 100% so far.  I mean, this is just a test from 2004, seven years ago, right?  Nobody forgets that fast, do they?  Do they?  I mean other than Obama when reminded of his … Continue reading

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A Test From 2004 Part 4

A few more questions from a test from 2004. I know you’re doing great, so far. 1.    “WE ARE SORRY THAT OUR PRESIDENT IS AN IDIOT.  WE DIDN’T VOTE FOR HIM.” A. The new slogan on the home page of … Continue reading

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A Test From 2004 Part 3

A few more questions from a test from 2004. I know you’re doing great, so far.  1.    “I think the Jews need me right now.” A. Saddam Hussein, offering to move to Israel and host a daytime talk show. B. … Continue reading

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