You aren’t a burden

You aren't a burden. Please do not let the idea that you may be a burden to someone stop you for reaching out for support when you need it. The last thing your love ones want is for you to go out of your way to ease their imagined trouble. Your struggles do not burden... Continue Reading →

Depression and anxiety are a challenging

Depression and anxiety are a challenging.  Depression and anxiety can convince you that everyone in your life secretly hate you. I remember during a really bad episode as a teenager, I was convince that my own parents didn't want me. There is nothing further from the truth. No matter how much you believe everyone hates... Continue Reading →

Take care of yourself

Take care of yourself, then you can take care of others. In an airplane, if the masks fall, you have to wear your own mask before helping your child. In the same thing in life, if you are emotionally or physically exhausted, you will not be able to take care of anyone. Living in a messy... Continue Reading →

Acceptance is difficult

Acceptance is difficult. It can be the hardest thing to do when you find yourself experiencing a flareup of chronic illnesses symptoms. I've recently return to work full time after being off on sick leave. I've been sleeping a lot lately. It feels like the only thing I'm doing is working and sleeping. I have... Continue Reading →

Incurable Disease

I found that people have a lot of trouble accepting that you have an incurable disease. This can be very frustrating when you have to keep explaining that you will have this illness for the rest of your life. I've tried to understand why it's so difficult to accept. The main reasons why people have... Continue Reading →

Under the microscope

Since my return from sick leave, I have been putting great effort into my work performance. I am also doing everything that is within my power to keep my health as good as it can be. Part of both, is my approach to life in general and trying to keep a positive spin or outlook.... Continue Reading →

Pain Management

Dealing with chronic pains / fibromyalgia means having to work to find things to help provide you with some pain relief. Pain management isn't as clear as we wished it could be. Everyone is different, so not every tips or solutions will be good for you. The key is to find what works for you.... Continue Reading →

Hair struggles

April 30th is Hairstylist Appreciation Day. It's the perfect time to write about hair struggles. I recently lost my hairstylist due to her starting a family. I'm really happy for her. I've been flirting with the idea of cutting my hair. The issue is that I've always had long hair and I love it. Why... Continue Reading →

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