Had a medical procedure done that involved gynecology work. I'm a rape survivor. My therapist encouraged me to journal everything since it was very difficult to try and verbalize in session.

While journaling, I realized that part way through the procedure I had dissociated completely. I have no memories at all of it finishing or how I got home.

I have a close friend who stayed with me the whole time and has completed my journal entry to best of her ability. I was and am free to ask her…

Sinking fast