I talk a lot about trauma healing. What trauma am I healing? It's a story with many chapters. For this post I'll be focusing on my early childhood. When we learn love and safety. We learn who we are and our personalities take shape. We're nurtured and encouraged to grow into whatever we want to … Continue reading Damn, Why Can't I Just Be Good
I got news last night that my Disability claim was denied. After seeing a judge and a judge appointed Dr., a man in a robe decided that I'm not disabled. I didn't care much for the whole process. It was stressful, expensive and quite honestly made me feel less than human. I don't know if … Continue reading Disappointment isn’t Failure
Let's talk about mental health. Specifically, how chronic illness affects mental health. I'm lucky to have a handful of people in my life that are understanding about the limitations I have because of Fibro. Their efforts to understand and accept help me keep my shit in perspective. My life looks different than most and they … Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude
When the wind increases my pain, I have to adjust how I respond to it.