Your depression may be telling you something.
I think we can all agree fibro and anything associated with it sucks. However, it isn't all bad and like any situation it isn't simply black or white, there's a lot of gray areas. One thing I have learned through it is to appreciate the small victories and moments of relief. I also learned who … Continue reading What my fibro taught me.
The phrase that makes us question our sanity.
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I understand it can be dreary hearing people share the downsides to our fibromyalgia. It is almost exhausting at some points and I can empathize with your frustration. Or perhaps you're in denial or found something that works for you and you truly believe fibro is a one size fits all. It is not. It … Continue reading To the woman in my support group who lumped us together as “complainers”
Separating yourself from toxicity isn't easy,
I'm feeling feisty today. In all seriousness though I've been so cruel to my poor body. Recently I bought shapewear due to the increased hatred of my body. My chronic illnesses have lead to weight gain and as a person recovering from anorexia I have found this difficult. So my friend and I put our minds … Continue reading Embrace your body you beautiful bitches.
Lately people will tell me "You look like you're feeling better!" or "You don't look sick." Sorry but really? Do you think that I would ever desire to look how I feel internally? Makeup can go a long way and in my case so can a wig. I may be too fatigued some days to … Continue reading We can “fake” being okay.
Helping yourself by asking for help.