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
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.
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.
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 ???
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…..
I make no apologies for not being in the festive spirit in the lead up to Christmas. With a fibromyalgia flare that literally knocked me off my feet, a worsening bout of chronic fatigue and my depression not just nipping at my heels but actually taking chunks I had every right to feel blah. The… Continue reading O’Christmas Tree 🎄🎄
I thought I was on the road of peace, happiness and wellness. I've been pain free, fatigue free and loving my life for the past 10 months. So excited to have been given the opportunity to take on a new career within the company, one that means so much to me. I've been able to… Continue reading You never know….
Life is a mystery...... I know that's a Madonna lyric, but it's so very true. What do you do when the strongest person you know becomes the weakest? When no matter what you do, it doesn't seem to make a difference. You stop, rest, breathe and lean a little on those who love you unconditionally.… Continue reading Leaning…..
Everything crumbles Dirt Sand Bricks Mortar People Life......... Gather the crumbs Carefully Slowly Piece By Piece Crumb By Crumb Mix with Care Trust Wish Need Love Connect Engage Create Emerge Empower Breathe Feel Want Hope Smile Begin........ Again 🌙⭐️💕
There are so many people drowning out there, some know it and take steps to improve their situation. Others know it but convince themselves they are ok and don't need help. Then there are those that have no idea they are even in the water. These are the ones that need a life raft the… Continue reading It’s OK……