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I Am Just P.O.’d

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Well turn already motherf@#$er! Oh now you want to speed up, now that I’m passing you! Get the hell out of the way! Road rage. We all deal with it, but for me these are things that come out of my mouth on a daily basis. I get so mad sometimes, I don’t even know why I’m mad. Inanimate objects get the worst of my wrath. Yeah, I know it … Continue reading

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Light Bulb Moment

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During my past few visits to the chiropractor, I had a little light bulb go off within my head. I now have a new perspective about going to the chiropractor, what it takes to become healthy again, and how to become healthy. I also learned, believe it or not, how to manage my PTSD more effectively. As I mentioned before I left the Army with quite a few physical limitations. … Continue reading

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Faith

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Lets just be honest – dealing with a person who has PTSD day in and day out is a pain in the a**!! Today I am at my wits end!  Always having to be “on” to smooth out the bumps in our relationship is stressful but then add in the kids when they don’t understand why Daddy is mad for no reason … it’s a bit much some days!   … Continue reading

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2014 May CBS Fundraiser

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CBS Studios fundraiser, what a blast! We had great entertainment with the hilarious Tom Papa and Veteran Comedians Thom Tran and Katie Robinson. Dr. Roxann Abrams spoke briefly about losing her son, SFC Randy Abrams, to PTSD suicide and then went on to give a very informative talk about our VIP treatment program and why it is the innovative solution our Troops have been waiting for! We had fabulous food, a … Continue reading

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How to Ask for Help

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* A quick disclaimer: many years have gone by since I first reached out for help, and I know things have changed, as well as our sister services having different ways of approaching mental health administratively, but in general I think the process is still the same. Picking up from last week; I think it was the following day after finding myself in the VA did I find the mental … Continue reading

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Allow me to introduce myself

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My fellow service members and those who support us, It is my honor to introduce OperationIV's Combat Blog and myself to you. My name is 1SG (Ret) Leo A. Levesque III. I have been asked to serve in support of this great organization, OperationI.V. I was introduced to the founder and Executive Director Roxann Abrams a few months back. Since that time I increasingly become involved and was asked to serve on the Avisory Board and Honory … Continue reading

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