ADHD, depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

Why I follow The Mighty

For anyone that has or knows someone that has a mental illness or a chronic illness you should be following The Mighty. Why? Because they are a fantastic resource for so many of those 'silent' illnesses like my fibromyalgia......you know the one that people say 'oh, I've never heard of that' or mental illnesses where… Continue reading Why I follow The Mighty

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Fibromyalgia/CFS

The Top 12 Things Having Fibromyalgia Has Taught Me……

[ Today is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, May 12th, this is what having Fibromyalgia has taught me....... My top 12 lessons learnt 1. Giving birth is a picnic compared to a fibro pain day. 2. It's also worse than a toothache. 3. The brain fog that it brings has you believing at times that you're losing… Continue reading The Top 12 Things Having Fibromyalgia Has Taught Me……

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

Understanding required……….

A few things have come up over the past week or so that I need to verbalize. Someone that doesn't even know me questioned my self esteem. Anyone that does know me can tell you I have never had a self esteem problem. Not that I mean for one minute that I am better than… Continue reading Understanding required……….

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

love and money…..

Two things that we all wish for, work for and as humans,  we need to survive.  Love and money however, do not always go hand in hand. If anything they can be poles apart when you are talking about relationships. As we grow we all have our own unique opinions on love and what we… Continue reading love and money…..

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

36 Hours of Hell

I have spent the past 36 hours in migraine hell......yep, all those migraine symptoms were mine to have and to hold, although not necessarily to hold down! It's been a while since I've experienced one so severe, for that I'm extremely thankful, let's face it, I've had plenty of other %#^* to deal with. So… Continue reading 36 Hours of Hell

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

Stories to tell.

Well it's been an interesting week or two. Emotional highs and lows, some caring and I must say humbling moments. Pain off the charts and a temper to match......the temper I try so hard to keep under wraps and aimed at myself rather than anyone else, but it's there just bubbling under the surface a… Continue reading Stories to tell.

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

Sink or Swim ???

Hi dreamers, As you know the 'thing' has been affecting everything I do since the beginning of November again. The first time round in 13/14 I had absolutely no idea what had happened to me. I was knocked off my feet without any idea. It took months before any answers came my way and I… Continue reading Sink or Swim ???

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

Behind the smile…..

I've been pretty much confined to home for the past 7-8 weeks now with 'the thing'.....that's my new name for my fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, the thing! Apart from Drs appointments and a couple of outings over Christmas with family. Last week my enduring Dr said he wanted me to do a little more and… Continue reading Behind the smile…..

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS, Life

WHAT MATTERS????

I just turned on CNN as I do late at night to see yet another policeman has been killed in America. It is out of control. We here in Australia are lucky, it's not happening here, but there's always that risk every time an officer starts their shift. It got me thinking about the way… Continue reading WHAT MATTERS????

depression, Fibromyalgia/CFS

Hopes and Fears

Today in my Facebook memories I stumbled across my blog post with the title 'It's not just sex......'. Mmmmm it was a reminder. I still believe true intimacy can be found outside a sexual relationship and I still believe trust is the basis of all relationships. I was having a particularly bad day last week… Continue reading Hopes and Fears