One of the hardest things about having a chronic illness is all the worrying about things I have absolutely no control over. Let it be.
What did you feel when diagnosed with fibromyalgia? I can tell you for me it was a relief. I had symptoms for years but being
Yes, I am guilty of being ill. And we can feel this guilt acutely. When: We don’t perform to our standards When we don’t perform
You know when it comes to privacy I am aware not to allow certain apps access, not to take those infernal quizzes on Facebook, to
Me: I’m going to clean the house in One day! Body: Hell no, you’re not. Me: Yep, getting started now. *Does one thing* Body: Here
For some reason, we can be adverse to asking for help when we need it. I think this can occur for a few reasons. The
Some key things to point out before I begin. I have a journal for general life. I have my blog for everything health and back.
Chronic illness and coping can change our lives in many ways. When life expands I recently have had medical treatment for my major depressive disorder
Chronic illness doesn’t eradicate ambition, desires, goals and dreams. But it can limit our capacity to achieve ambitions we have geared our lives for. Careers
Chronic illness isn’t how you are and in many ways it Doesn’t define you and shouldn’t define you. But we cannot deny it has an impact and in that sense it does define our who we are and how we move in the world in some important ways. So in some ways chronic illness does define our journey in this world. Which changes us as people in many, many ways. How could it not?
A Chronic Voice is hosting a Blog Link-up with these prompts of which you pick three: Reflecting Aiming Expanding Focusing Refreshing Reflecting The end
Denial is the first stage of chronic illness. But don’t you believe for one second it doesn’t rear its head again and again. Coping is
I am fortunate in my adult life to have a lot of people in it who understand my pain. In a way, that is because
Sometimes I don’t like words. Like strong. Like I have any choice to cope with chronic pain. Because the alternative sucks. But lately, I feel