Year: 2017

Let’s Be Friends

You’re potentially in 1 of 3 columns as you’re reading today’s post;

  1. You either struggle to find good, true friends since being open about your battle with the demons of PTSD or mental health challenge,
  2. You carry on with your days free of any mental health challenges yet wonder why your friend is always cancelling plans at the last minute, or sits in the corner when you’re at another of the numerous gatherings you and your friends host,
  3. For fear of losing the friendship, support, and understanding of those most important to you, you’ve chosen to fight the urge of letting anyone know that you’re struggling with PTSD, anxiety, etc.

If you’ve fallen into column #1, then Continue reading “Let’s Be Friends”

Step Away From The Tire

If you know my humor, you can imagine that I’m hearing “Sir, step away from the tire!” as what the police might say upon being called by a doctor concerned for his patient! HAHA! The patient, of course, none other than Terrance Kosikar, and that fictional call would have been made after his doctor understood there was clearly no way Kosikar was postponing his next tire-flip on the mountain.

Doc: "Terrance, you HAVE to postpone this next flip."
Terrance: "Sorry, Doc. Can't do it."
Doc: "You DO realize how much worse this could end up, don't you?"
Terrance: "I do, Doc...but there are so many people who need my help"

“What’s the big deal?” is most likely what you’re thinking right now, so I’ll let you in on Continue reading “Step Away From The Tire”

There’s Always One

From meme’s, to the crowd, to friends or family laughing while shaking their heads, we’ve all heard it;

“There’s always one!”

Fortunately they’re quite likely just talking about one of you carrying on, or laughing too loud, or making a joke. What you may not realize, however, is that when it comes to #PTSD, the ‘There’s always one!” line still applies.

That’s right, in actuality, recent studies are showing that at least ‘1 in 10’ people in Canada are battling the demons of PTSD – and as many as 1 in 6 within our Canadian Military. A staggering statistic, if you were to ask us – hence the launch of this Tour.

I mean, think about Continue reading “There’s Always One”