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
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……….
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……
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 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….
By the way the title is referring to me....... I have this want, drive, need if you like to reach out to the lost, lonely, broken ones with the wish to help them put all their broken pieces back together. Sometimes I do this out of instinct but my radar is often off line. I… Continue reading Pull your head in……
Life truly is a very precious commodity.......why do we insist on causing so much pain and suffering? What a beautiful world we could live in if we were just able to respect our differences rather than admonish them. If we could look at life and the world with the innocent eyes of a child. Judge… Continue reading Precious.
Vulnerability....... We are all capable of it. Some people try to hide it by using a false bravado, either because they are frightened of others reactions or simply because they are frightened in general. When you drop that cover you are open to all sorts of attack. Hurt, rejection, ridicule, hostility ........ Kindness, sharing, acceptance,… Continue reading Out there……