Bob & Martha Stephenson, Naples Florida, Child Abusers

Thanks to all my readers…I will be back

I have decided that his blog got away from its main purpose, to help others by sharing some nontraditional treatments that have been successful to some degree or another in … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the people of France

To Paris With Love

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The Migraine/PTSD Connection in Abused Children

As a child, I suffered from extreme, chronic migraines that have continued into adulthood.  However, during the years between second and sixth grade I experienced approximately one migraine every six … Continue reading

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Elevators & Mimesis

Elevators make for strange social interactions. There is a wonderful scene in the brilliant movie, Being There, where Chance the Gardner, played by Peter Sellers, comments upon exiting an elevator, “That … Continue reading

August 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Migraines & PTSD — Res Ipsa Loquitur

As has been noted repeatedly in leading papers on the subject, children that suffer trauma “tend to have migrane headaches at a higher rate than those that do not. Moreover, “[t]here is a strong link between migraine, abuse, and PTSD.” See, Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Migraine: Gretchen E. Tietjen, MD and Dawn C. Buse, PhD.

July 26, 2015 · 4 Comments


I have become very interested in memories as of late.  I am not sure we all mean the same thing when we use the word memory.  Technically, it is defined as … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

**Trigger Warning** The House On Horror Hill

This is where the worst of it happened.  This is the house where I heard his dress shoes pacing the wood floor hallway below. He would shout threats, largely incoherently. … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · 6 Comments

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