Calling all spoonies, I need some help.

onwardmydear:

So my parents (my mom especially) doesn’t seem to even try/want to understand my fibro. It always seems to turn into an argument, with something along the lines of her saying “well my foot hurts but I’m not laying in bed all day doing nothing” or “yeah you’re in pain but you have to just ignore it…

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katimorton:

be kind & reblog:

I receive a lot of questions about self-hatred, self-loathing & self-disgust. I feel that a lot of mental health issues that we deal with are rooted in this. What do we do to end the cycle of self-hatred, negative coping behavior, and more self-hatred? 

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"There’s a couple of stages of having a chronic disease; there’s the being sick - like suddenly you’re sick and you don’t know what’s wrong. And that can be super terrifying depending on how severe your symptoms are. Then there’s the being diagnosed part which comes along with this word chronic, which inside of it hiding there is the word incurable - which no one says out loud but which is the worst word. It means, not only has your life changed, your life has changed irrevocably."

Hank Green on Living with a Chronic Disease (via doingthediagnosis)

Wow. This is so true.

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peace-s3renity:

Still so accurate. We all just learn to smile… ☝️Iove all my spoonies and hang in there today! As always ✌️♥️😄 #fibromyalgia #fibrolife #spoonies #chronicillnesses #chronicpain #migraines #warriors #weareawesome #wesmile #throughthepain

peace-s3renity:

Still so accurate. We all just learn to smile… ☝️Iove all my spoonies and hang in there today! As always ✌️♥️😄 #fibromyalgia #fibrolife #spoonies #chronicillnesses #chronicpain #migraines #warriors #weareawesome #wesmile #throughthepain

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