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Lucas.exe

682d

I don't have anyone to be proud of me so I'm just gonna post it here. I got a shower today and i didnt have a panic attack during it! that probably means nothing to whoever reads this but I'm really happy since this is the first time since my PTSD started kicking my butt.

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    • Horror_Boi93

      677d

      @Lucas.exe Of course!

    • kimmiekins

      677d

      I'm proud of you! I have mental and physical illnesses, and I know how much of a Big Deal a shower can be. 💕

    • ryland595

      677d

      I'm so incredibly proud of you! I know how much of a struggle that can be. The trick that I used in order to be able to take a shower was to shower in the dark with a candle or some small sense of light. That has been helping me get through the years with PTSD. You are doing a fantastic job! Reading your post made me so happy for you.

    • Cece7

      678d

      That is seriously amazing! I remember when I could start taking showers without panic attacks too. I had no idea others had this same struggle with ptsd and showers. I always thought I was the weird one out 😂 but seriously that is amazing. Soon enough your showers will turn into a place that calms you as you escape from the stress of life instead of being something you have to prepare for. You got this and you’re so strong to keep pushing through everything each day. Don’t give up on your healing journey. 💕

    • cupidxoxo

      678d

      That's absolutely lovely good job dearie ❤️ ^^ a little trick for you try playing some of your favorite music when showering, having something positive to overcome the negative is always good ❤️❤️❤️ take care

    • carljr.hardees

      678d

      So proud of you! Anything that you can start doing that you couldn't do before is a huge step! 🤗👍👍

    • ChrisTea

      678d

      ❤️❤️❤️ That's awesome!! Any day I can drag my butt into the shower is a major victory. Definitely be proud❤️❤️❤️

    • MagicHrt

      679d

      Be proud of your small accomplishments !!

    • MagicHrt

      679d

      I was smiling as I was reading your post, I am truly happy that you were able to shower today and proud of all of those we were able to do that too, I know for some it may seem like nothing but really this something is a huge thing and I’m happy that we’re doing the little things we couldn’t do, one step at a time is all it takes ❤️❤️ keep it up

      • Lucas.exe

        679d

        @MagicHrt 🥺🥺🥺 thank youuu

    • Option_Unavailable

      680d

      Congrats! When struggling with PTSD and/or depression accomplishments like this are definitely worth celebrating!

      • Lucas.exe

        679d

        @Option_Unavailable 🤗

    • HyenaClan

      682d

      With PTSD and depression that’s a major accomplishment. Congratulations🌻

      • Lucas.exe

        679d

        @HyenaClan thanks 🤗

    • Horror_Boi93

      682d

      Hey, that's a huge step, especially if you have PTSD or Depression, so yeah, you should be proud! I'm proud of you!

      • Lucas.exe

        679d

        @Horror_Boi93 🥺 thank you

        • Horror_Boi93

          677d

          @Lucas.exe Of course!

    • Irelan

      682d

      Lucky you! I still can't yet, but I'm still trying. See you on the other side my friend.

      • ryland595

        677d

        @Irelan take small steps my friend.. try turning the lights off and listening to music that brings you joy. Or if you have a safe space toy or something you hold with you try to relieve some of the stress with it. You got this love and I'm proud of you

      • Cece7

        678d

        @Irelan you can do it! It takes some time but you will get there. 💕

      • Lucas.exe

        682d

        @Irelan rooting for you!!

    • Elianah

      682d

      I'm so so proud! I was assaulted a few times two over two and a half years ago and still shower with the lights off, but remember how proud I was when I could shower at all. Go you!!

      • Lucas.exe

        682d

        @Elianah thank you!!! I have a really hard time with showers so this is probably the first time in a month or so that I washed my hair 😅. I try to get a little better every day ♡

    • Mima1226

      682d

      Be proud of yourself.

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