Today’s workday was interrupted by an almost nightly visitor, the Nightmare Disorder monster (otherwise known as Sleep Anxiety). I have disturbing nightmares on the regular but I was treated to a particularly horrible one last night thanks to this.
"Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that is triggered by a terrifying event. Some common symptoms associated with PTSD are flashbacks, nightmares, severe anxiety & depression.
You don't run. you confront them and face them and make them go away in the light of knowledge and truth. Just face them. They can't win if you do that. It may take awhile, but they can't win. I CANT DO THIS ~MACKENZIE
Hello! I'm so glad you're here. My name is Nikki. I've battled persistent and major depressive disorder since 1998. I also have GAD, nightmare disorder, PTSD, Anorexia *deep breath* Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, anemia, gastritis, and several other things. I started this to share my story to give you that lovely "not alone" feeling that saved me.