I am clapping. Bravo! You said you didn’t want suggestions but it will trouble me if I don’t suggest one. I can’t believe a neurologist could not destroy your sense of smell. It sounds like the total loss of smell would be more than worth it. Surely your family must grieve the loss of you, brave woman, nature woman!
Read on for re-blog by Bethany
There is some strong language and a brief touch on past abuse and attempted suicide here.
This is meant to be an educational post about me and PTSD and smells and I am writing in the moment as I have just experienced PTSD. This post is not for a “like” it is to be read or skipped. I don’t care about stats. I care about educating and expressing and speaking my truth.
I’ve been therapized my entire life from OCD to anxiety to PTSD with cognitive behavior therapy to somatic therapy to talk therapy to hypnosis. Nope I don’t want any suggestions on any other therapies right now. I know they are out there but I have no transportation and so I just want to explain this experience.
Most people have a nice scent they like whether it is their detergent or fabric softener. If I go into a house…
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