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What The Covid-19 Pandemic Taught Me About My PTSD

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When the pandemic hit the U.S. and we all went into lockdown, I was calm at first. As a complex trauma survivor, I know how to stay calm in a crisis —  “survival mode” is familiar to me.

I knew the little boost of adrenaline due to such a big upheaval would hold me over for a couple weeks. At the time a couple of weeks was how long schools intended to be closed for my three children.

A couple of weeks was the timeline for risk of exposure for my husband, a critical care nurse. I felt I had this. After all, I’m pretty far down the road in my recovery from complex PTSD.

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