I think the hardest thing is the constant change.
I lost my best friend, then almost lost my partner, then lost my father before the 1st lockdown.
My partner then had a life saving transplant just as we were being lockdown.
So much change. Whether it from workplace to home to doing all the usual things we normally take for granted.
Most days I feel helpless, but know I have to simply keep going, especially for Mum. Carry my exemption letter so I can help her out, do her shopping etc.
Even when we were allowed to move more freely. I really hated it masked or not. Everything seemed amplified, voices and general noise had me wanting to get home as soon as possible.
I don't think the true outcomes of what Australia has experienced, especially Victoria and now NSW will be fully seen for a couple of years. Probably a heap of people that will not realise they are suffering.
I was diagnosed with Panic Disorder, Depression and Anxiety in my early 20's so have had time to deal and attempt to manage.
The PTSD is new, primarily based on recent events. So trying to identify when each pillar is acting up becomes more difficult.