Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients?

Originally posted on ACEs Too High:
When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor’s dock when I saw an ambulance’s flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights were a harbinger that my childhood… Continue reading Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients?

Happy Birthday in Heaven…

Originally posted on TEMENOS CIRCLE:
I was talking to my Mom today and she told me a story about her sister Dolores. Today is Aunt Dolores’s birthday. Birthdays were very important to Aunt. We have close to 100 family members in our family and her goal in her life was to remember every last one of them. Mom reminded me this morning that her and… Continue reading Happy Birthday in Heaven…