The ability to control one's own actions, emotions, or urgesMerriam-Webster I best the thought of will power and chronic illness is a topic you are pre-irked about. Bet you think I am going to say something stupid like we need will power to cure ourselves. No. I'm not a moron. Willpower is NOT how we … Continue reading Chronic pain and willpower
I have been put on Vitamin D by the pain clinic and before that, by my doctor. Both of them recommended 5000 IU of it for chronic pain.NO. Not because I am a vampire that never sees sunlight. Specifically for the chronic pain. I assumed there must be conclusive evidence for this but you know … Continue reading Does Vitamin D help with chronic pain?
I wish I could say depression is cured with a pill but it isn't really. Dampened for sure. Any stressors and it rises up and your habitual thoughts... happen. You are more aware of them, if like me, you did all the therapy thing. But they still happen. Way better than unmanaged depression for sure … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness: Depression thoughts
I don't like the fact I have depression. I have that sort of personality type that is logical and thinks about my emotions, reflects on them, but doesn't emote them quite so well. I feel them deeply though. Just don't share them quite so much. So this... beast in me that is a chaotic turmoil … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness: My depression struggle
When I reflect on having fibromyalgia, chronic migraine disease and Major Depressive Disorder I see this as a Perfect Storm of stress and unmanaged pain. You cannot cope because your pain isn't managed and you are not able to cope emotionally or mentally to that level of pain which then worsens your mental illness. And … Continue reading Mental health and chronic pain: pain tangled with depression
Wearing my purple of Fibromyalgia Awareness Day May12th The first pic I wasn't feeling well and just snapped it. The middle one was from years ago prior to the vertigo. I use it sometimes because it is a good one. The one to the left was this years... and frankly all I could manage. A … Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness: See me? All of me?