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WannaMoveOn

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About WannaMoveOn

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    A pretty tough cookie with a long history

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    Female
  • Location
    Among the Infamous Vikings
  • Interests
    Full time history nerd, exercise, cooking, reading, online commentary, volunteering, singing, true crime

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    Survivor

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  1. Hello kannheals and welcome to our community! I am Wanna Yes, breaking your silence is a BIG step. You're finally claiming your voice and facing your trauma, which is both courageous and necessary. We all eventually need to heal, as trauma affects us in so many ways. You are not alone, whatever lays ahead. This is a safe place for us survivors to connect and exchange support. You can come here to vent, chat, discuss healthy coping and much more! You can use this place in many ways. I am wishing you the very best with therapy Please don't hesitate to contact someone from us staff wi
  2. Hello Maura and welcome on board! I am Wanna You can check our Rules and Guidelines, to be certain about what you can post or not. This place is pretty open, welcoming most topics regarding healing and coping. You decide how much you'd like to share. Flashbacks are very normal for survivors, I've experienced them among many others he Complex trauma is also a frequently occurring subject in our forums. You can come here to vent, chat, exchange support and much more! After Silence has open doors for you Please know we believe you, and that you have nothing to be embarrassed about. Fe
  3. Hello D.C and welcome on board! I am Wanna Traumaversaries can be extremely triggering. I think my first and second were particularly bad. I've suppressed them the past few years, but the date is stuck in my brain forever, it seems. I think our Aftermath forum would be a fit for such a post. If you'd like, you can post about it there and ask for support. Many here share the struggle. https://www.aftersilence.org/forum/index.php?/forum/30-the-aftermath/ I am glad you decided to join a community, I think every survivor could use one. Here you can connect with fellow survivors, t
  4. Haven't tried Firefox lately here but yes, try DuckDuckGo and if it doesn't improve please report it to one of our administrators so they know what's happening. W ☀️
  5. Still not well. I feel quite under the weather. Pray these pills didn't mess up my blood pressure. I've gone for a walk, that is the first exercise I've managed to do all week. I'll have a banana and hopefully feel stable enough to clean later. 

    1. WannaMoveOn
    2. WannaMoveOn

      WannaMoveOn

      I went to sleep a couple of hours. I woke up and felt like myself for the first time this entire week. I feel like I could hug the world. I was so hungry, too. I went from ill and nauseous to fine after about 30 hours after taking my last pill, AKA about the time it takes for the hormones to wear out. 

      Don't worry guys, I will hop on hormonal pills again, but for now I have 4 weeks of being normal me and then they'll let me try a new recipe. I learned two things from this: I deffs need estrogen, I did experience the pros from this. But also, don't hang onto meds that make you compromise on your life, contact your doctor and find options. 

    3. Finchy

      Finchy

      Sitting with you, Wanna. ❤️ I really hope things get back to normal for you soon. Do what is right for you.

  6. Which browser do you use? If it's Chrome, you could try DuckDuckGo and see if there's any improvement. I get the same error message when I use Chrome.
  7. In bed, think it's my hormonal pills. I had an episode of dizziness last night. Have made an appointment for check up. At least i could finish an entire meal today. 

    1. WannaMoveOn

      WannaMoveOn

      Just heard back from the clinic. They asked me to stop with my pills ASAP, I'll have an appointment in 4 weeks to speak with a consultant. 

  8. Finished essay prep early. I am free until Friday. My body knows it, hence I am super tired right now. I am cozy in bed watching sitcoms. 

    1. Finchy

      Finchy

      Congrats on finishing that up, Wanna. ❤️ I'm glad you're able to relax for now!

  9. I was in a bad mood today. I went back to bed to sleep 2 hours and ordered fast food. I have everything done for my deadline, maybe my body is dropping the anxiety bomb now. 

  10. Had a rough week, with my period and all. I am back on hormones now. I have a fun weekend planned out, I'll visit my old poetry circle tomorrow (can't believe it still exists), then on birthday dinner w/ the guy I am seeing. We are not official, but he wanted to bring me as a plus one, so that's exciting. 

  11. We need to get outside our comfort zones in order to grow. Therapy can be a lot of things, it can feel soothing, detoxing, numbing, scary... but in the long run, we'll see benefits. Be honest with your therapist about how you're feeling. They can work better with you if they know. Wishing you luck on that ☀️
  12. Hello Vargr! I am Wanna Welcome back then, I am glad you gave this forum and your healing another shot. I am sincerely about your trauma, nobody should know this kind of pain. We all have unique stories in this community, but we tend to relate to one another. This is a safe place for all survivors to connect, exchange support and vent. You decide what to share, of course. Therapy is a frequent subject here, so if you'd feel the need to discuss it, I am sure many can relate to your situation. I'll send you a PM with some information, and you are invited to contact me or any st
  13. You know you're having a rough day when you're drinking an energy drink. I do not drink energy drinks or coffee unless it's an emergency. 

    1. Capulet

      Capulet

      I’m with ya on the coffee!!!

      Hope the day improves for you, friend! ❤️

  14. Aaah, Friday! I went on my jogging, then ordered pizza. I have role play with friends later tonight. Apparently, this time we're going on a mission in the jungle. 

    1. Finchy

      Finchy

      Sounds like fun, Wanna!! :) 

  15. Hello and welcome to our community! I am Wanna I am glad you're alive too. You don't have to share anything you don't feel comfortable to, however, you can talk about basically anything here. This is a safe place for all survivors to connect. Like you mentioned, you can read about other's experiences, and you can also discuss coping methods, therapy, day to day life and much more. Nothing is too small or too big. Take your time to get to know the place. You can ask me or any staff member for assistance, come with questions, or contact us for some moral support. I am just one PM awa
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