“I didn’t want a gun. I specifically didn’t want one,” Dittrich said. “I was very much opposed to hav[ing] one, and I guess I got the realization that the police really can’t protect you. They can respond, and they can protect you once they get there. But, you’re on your own.”
Gas light on, needle just under E. Baldwin Park to El Segundo. Challenge accepted!!! 40 minutes later, at Shell refueling. The Honda Fit fuel tank capacity is 10.7 gallons, but with no over pumping, 11.6 gallons for a full tank.
I need to find healthier ways of coping with traumatic memories. My current method of bottling them away and refusing to acknowledge them except for once a year isn’t working. Saving up trauma until there’s enough to drown in annually… no time for that anymore.
So bear with me while I figure this out, guys. Thanks for sticking with me as long as you have.
Don’t know if it’ll help too much or at all, but ever thought about adopting a dog? I never went through the armed forces, I don’t have PTSD, I don’t know what you are going through. But dogs are always there to listen and will never judge you. Btw, thank you for your service.