Category: Rise Above the Madness

The First Protector

Upon my arrival, the nurse in emergency took my blood pressure. I was immediately admitted and brought into a hospital room. It was chaotic. Doctors were concerned I might have had an aneurysm. They pulled James aside. “If that’s happened, it’s fifty-fifty,” the doctor said. My husband couldn’t believe what he was hearing. I was […]

How Childhood Trauma Can Make You Sick

If you don’t know how to say no, your body will say it for you through physical illnesses. —Dr Gabor Maté The long-term effects of ACES The recent headline of the article posted in The Guardian stated: “How childhood stress can knock 20 years off your life.”  Anyone who has experienced childhood abuse and neglect […]