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March 3, 2020 telling the story, vlog video diary, c-ptsd, trauma

Talking about the trauma, the rape, the abuse. Processing my flashbacks and putting them in context. My grandfather Frank Rice raped me, and strangled me, tried to kill me — multiple times in the first year of my life in NYC. He was retired NYPD. Truth telling. It’s time for truth. . . . .… Read More »

Vanessa Spatz Diary 7 from London: PTSD AND ANXIETY HIT ME HARD BECAUSE OF THE LONDON BRIDGE ATTACK

Vanessa Spatz Diary 7 from London: PTSD AND ANXIETY HIT ME HARD BECAUSE OF THE LONDON BRIDGE ATTACK I am Vanessa Spatz. I was born in Guatemala, Central America and was a TV and music personality throughout my younger years. There are so many things, good , amazing and really bad, that happened in my… Read More »

Where I Talk About PTSD

Hello and welcome to Me and My Lovely Home. This week’s vlog is me chatting about PTSD relating to myself. Obviously I am not a medical professional! I have been researching PTSD concerning myself so I have put the links to the websites below which you may find interesting as it has lots of information… Read More »

Vanessa Spatz Video Diary 1: Introduction + PTSD and Anxiety

Vanessa Spatz Video 1: Introduction + PTSD and Anxiety I am Vanessa Spatz. I was born in Guatemala, Central America and was a TV and music personality throughout my younger years. There are so many things, good , amazing and really bad, that happened in my life, but I am OK. This video makes emphasis… Read More »

My mate Gareth and his invisible BFF: PTSD!

My mate Gareth is a former Marine and has experienced things that some of us can only imagine. As a result he experiences PTSD and has done for many years without seeking healthcare. A dark winter night and a fortunate flick of a coin has changed all that! Gareth points out that I too have… Read More »

How to survive a stint in the ICU psychologically unscathed

Did you know, you don’t have to be “living” dangerously, to get PTSD ? A stint in an ICU, can bring on the condition, impeding your recovery long term https://betterbodychemistry.com/stress/avoid-icu-ptsd/ Here is a recap of this video 00:10 A case of PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) 00:44 PTSD in the critically ill 01:22 The ICU… Read More »