Why is my world falling apart? There is a sadness inside of me that is so black. I’m not sure how long I will be in this state of mind. I’m alone with my dog, and I want anything but to be alone right now. I need a distraction so my mind won’t take me… Continue reading Let There Be Light
I find it devastatingly rude when people decide to give someone with a chronic illness advice on something that they are never around to witness. I will not get into specifics, but I will say that one day I might implode from keeping shit inside. Just because I am not dealing with visible diseases does… Continue reading Explain Myself Again Or No?
My dog’s name is Jackson. He was adopted by me and my fiancé in March of this year. It was a coincidence meeting him. My fiancé, Matt, knew that I was struggling, perhaps at my lowest point ever. My therapist had recently suggested that adopting an animal might be beneficial for me in helping with… Continue reading A Warm Puppy
I’m having one of those “why me” days. I am not in the least bit a selfish person, but every once in a while, I wonder why life has taken me in this direction. It’s hard not to wonder why life keeps getting worse and constantly putting more road blocks in my way. I really… Continue reading My War Within
First, Happy Memorial Day and thank you to all of those out there who have sacrificed their lives to protect our country. I think a lot gets lost in the meaning of what the day really is. Others see it as a day to barbecue and celebrate the kickoff to summer. I see it for… Continue reading Trying to Mask the Truth
I wonder if I’ll ever feel a sense of improvement or just a day where I’m not going to bed or waking up in pain. Those are things that I definitely took for granted prior to becoming sick. I even assumed that medicine would help me. When it comes down to it, I truly feel… Continue reading Innermost Thoughts
I discovered something really awesome this week while at physical therapy and thought that I would share. First, let me backtrack and explain why I am going to physical therapy. I have been dealing with chronic neck and back pain for over two years now. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, but my pain had become… Continue reading Theracane