"For Army veteran Diana Rider, baking for Lillie Pad Creations, her Madison Heights business, symbolizes more than breakfast treats and birthday cakes. It’s the activity that brings peace to her mind in the midst of post-traumatic stress disorder."
Local reporter Nicole Steenburgh spent the afternoon with me in my kitchen. Discussing my battle with PTSD and the journey I have taken to get to where I am provides me the opportunity to reach out to others to educate them about PTSD. Whether it is a fellow military member battling his or her demons or a civilian trying to understand more about this growing problem, I want to let others know that they are not alone.