I was first diagnosised with PTSD at the start of my junior year of high school. It was really bad then- I barely remember it, I spent a lot of time sleeping and freaking out. I had to switch schools to some place more low-key. Now I'm a second semester college freshman (well I would be if I weren't taking the semester off). I'm a lot better then I used to be. I can go to classes, I was living on campus far far away from my parents and wonderful therapist, but was seeing someone new. First semester was really hard and there was PTSD stuff as well as my other mental illnesses and physical illness as well. But here's the thing, it's been 2 1/2 years and it feels like the PTSD will never go away. Don't get me wrong, I've gotten better, I've gotten a LOT better. But it's still there. I can't do guided meditation with out severe flash-backs. And there are some ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) that are still triggering the PTSD. For those of you with more experience with PTSD, does it ever go away? Will I ever lead a normal life? I feel like this will never be over.
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