Confirm you said “Struck by a train”?


ref web pic louise 08/07/06 Stock shot.

“Writing about traumatic, stressful or emotional events has been found to result in improvements in mental health” My GP explained at the end of my 15 minute consultation with her. 

Not really my thing but I’ll give it a go”I duly replied, never expecting that I would actually start a blog let alone write about traumatic experiences. I only made the appointment with my doctor as I felt I needed a little bit more time off work following the discovery of  my fathers decomposing body. My plan was to get the time off, let the dust the settle and get back into running then return to work feeling fresh.

Last week – rather nervously I might add – I decided to  follow through with the idea of writing and posted a blog about a memorable day I had during my operational tour of Afghanistan during my military career…

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