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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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, Β we need to survive. Β 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…..

Life

Dipping the toes in…

Saturday February 11th......we are in heatwave conditions here in Australia, not only inland but up and down the coastal fringe. The weather bureau says it's the last of the extreme heat conditions for this summer, not really sure how they know that but I hope they're right. Now to be honest because of the 'thing'… Continue reading Dipping the toes in…

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.

Life

Right to march……

It was always going to happen, I couldn't sit here and watch what's been going on without forming an opinion of some sort. Am I a woman? Yes Am I a feminist? In a fashion Am I pro life? Hard to answer. Will these marches make a difference? I doubt it. The first question is… Continue reading Right to march……

Life

The business of the free world.

As I wake up here in Australia this morning I was amazed that everything was the same!!!!! Of course I say this in jest, but with the inauguration of the 45th President, the new leader of the free world anything was possible. What amazes me is that official handing over of the reigns takes so… Continue reading The business of the free world.

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…..

Life

Trumped…….

Let me start by saying this is just an observation piece, I am neither a Trumper or NO Trumper, I amΒ just an a Aussie girl watching from afar. I have however been following the American Presidential Race and ultimate outcome very closely. It was also once Β what happened on the opposite side of the world… Continue reading Trumped…….

Life

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..

'Tis the season to be jolly! Or so the carols will tell you. The reality for a lot of people is very different to this. It's a struggle that quite often starts well before the first Christmas tree is ever lit up. For many, Christmas means financial hardship, physical exhaustion and emotional distress. For those… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..