Waste no more time

Nick Verron

 Last year my mind and soul were ripped apart.

I emerged from the destruction

with a psychiatric injury called hypervigilance.

Broken ———- Broken ——— (me last year, sporting a “comfort beard”)

Hypervigilance means that I notice connections between any and every situation, and during the acute stage, an alarming number of POTENTIAL situations! It was basically my self defence mechanism gone mad. I just couldn’t comprehend how another human being could be this cold and calculated, WITHOUT LYING?!

I was privileged to have recorded a very small portion of the unmanageable volume of  thoughts on my mum’s blog

Apparently extreme situations give birth to extreme realisations. See the (temporarily wise?) ramblings of a (temporary?) madman below:  

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“I’ve just been through the most terrible experience in my life. If you imagine how bad it was when my world collapsed following my attack, that was preferable to what I’ve just endured. But from…

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9 thoughts on “Waste no more time

    • Thanks, Susan. Nick had gone through a terrible ordeal some years back when some guys attacked him and drove a screw driver into his head. He’s made magnificent progress since then amazing the doctors. His mother has worked with him, helping in his recovery. She’s written about it on her blog. — Suzanne

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      • Hyper-vigilance sounds like a completely reasonable reaction, to me. Huge hugs to him and his mother, and you for posting this. Thank you all. I do hope the perps, whatever their excuses, have been successfully prosecuted.
        ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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      • Thanks, BP. I don’t know what happened in catching the men who injured him. I would hope also that they were punished for that horrible crime. I can’t begin to understand people who would do a thing like that. — Suzanne

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      • About 1986, I was in Japan, a man went berserk in a grocery store, stabbing random people with a screw-driver. He killed 2 or 3. I don’t remember all of it, and injured several others before he was overpowered and stopped. Calculated evil or madmen, it is not comprehensible in the ordinary way. Thank you.

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