Navigating through the Ups and Downs of Delayed PTSD

As a 31-year-old woman dealing with delayed onset post traumatic stress disorder, I’ve had my fair share of challenges. It’s been a rollercoaster of emotions, from feeling overwhelmed to finding moments of peace. I’ve learned that healing is not linear and it’s okay to have setbacks. What has helped me the most is finding a support system, whether it’s a therapist, support group, or understanding friends and family. Self-care has also become non-negotiable for me, whether it’s through exercise, meditation, or engaging in hobbies I enjoy. It’s a daily battle, but I’ve seen progress and that gives me hope. To anyone else navigating through this, know that you are not alone and that it’s okay to ask for help. Healing is possible, even when it feels impossible.


Hey, I just wanted to thank you for sharing your story. It takes a lot of strength and courage to open up about your struggles, so I really admire that. I’m also dealing with PTSD, and it’s been a real rollercoaster for me too. Some days feel like a step forward, and then I’ll have setbacks that make it feel like I’m back at square one. But hearing about your progress gives me hope. I totally agree that finding a support system is crucial – my therapist and support group have been game-changers for me. And self-care is non-negotiable, I’ve found that painting and going for walks really help me, even if it’s just for a few minutes. Thanks again for sharing, it’s really comforting to know that I’m not alone in this. Sending you lots of positive vibes and strength on your journey!

Hey, I hear you. Dealing with PTSD is tough, but you’re doing such an amazing job handling it. It’s okay to have those moments of feeling overwhelmed, but you’re also finding those moments of peace, and that’s something to be proud of. Having a support system is key, and I’m really glad you’ve found people and activities that help you through this. Self-care is so important, and it’s great to hear that you’re making it a priority. Keep going, and remember that progress, no matter how small, is still progress. You’ve got this, and remember that it’s okay to ask for help when you need it. We’re all in this together, and I’m sending you lots of love and support as you continue on this path to healing. You’re not alone.