So here's the deal, I like Taylor Swift. I'm sure you're thinking okay, where the hell is this coming from? But it comes from a very good place. Now, I could go on and on about my girl crush on her, how I think she is totally kick ass. She is very down to earth, never in the news for any bad behaviour, actually mostly good news about her giving money to people who need it, which makes her kick ass. The media will say she whines and all her songs are about boys but you know what? How many guy singers out there do the exact same thing and they don't get criticized? I mean lets criticize the artists who write songs about it being okay to rape. That ain't Taylor. Sure they may be relationship based but you know what? Who gives a crap. She seems to be level headed, has her life going for her, people need to cut her some slack.
I normally don't defend artist's but raising a daughter, I'd love for her to love Taylor Swift. It would be a good role model for her. In addition her latest song and I, well, we're kind of a thing. In case you don't know what I'm talking about, take a listen:
I'm sure you're thinking what the hell right? This song is how I feel about my ptsd and I. We have some bad blood. We've had 2 1/2 years of bad blood (for those who do not know, I didn't suffer ptsd until after Bee was born) Sure, at times I thought it was mad love, I loved ptsd, it was great, it worked for me and allowed me to become closed off, distant, hermit crab like etc. But now, I feel now we have some bad blood and it can go the hell away. Baby we got bad blood. It's my fight song (along with Rachel Patten's song Fight Song) They give me motivation to work harder in my ptsd program, to search out alternative solutions to helping cope/manage and win the battle against ptsd (well maybe not win because I'll have ptsd my whole life, Ty and Jacob did die and I'll always remember that so ptsd is a life long sentence) however, it doesn't have to run my life. As much as I've struggled lately with the anxiety part of my ptsd, I'm still in it to fight.