Today I got to test my anger management ability. I got really angry at work today. Really angry. I had to walk away and get something to drink. I know what set me off and I can't wait until I learn how to disengage the knee-jerk anger reaction.
Here's the beauty of it, though. I hid it really well and went about my business after drinking down some water. When push comes to shove, as long as I am able to keep my cool and my professionalism, I can live with a little anger. The important part of the equation is that I didn't take the anger home with me. I didn't even keep it with me for the rest of my shift. I seem to be able to let the anger go a lot better now that my medication is properly balanced. I am sure restful sleep every night helps too. I have one more day of work and then I get two days off. It will be nice to enjoy some time off and write more of my book. Here's to hoping tomorrow goes well and I can officially put one week back to work securely under my belt!
As I continue my life with PTSD, I will share my challenges and discoveries on this blog.