Confessions of a Chronically Ill Blogger

Brain Fog, Fatigue, and Pain: Confessions of a Chronically Ill Blogger

Brain Fog, Fatigue, and Pain: Confessions of a Chronically Ill Blogger
I've decided to start a monthly series here on Flawed, Messy Life. It's called Confessions of a Chronically Ill Blogger, and I'll share some of the challenges I face and how I deal with them. I'd like the share my journey of making my dream come true with all of you.   I've mentioned before that I have fibromyalgia, inflammatory arthritis, dysautonomia, depression and anxiety (generalized and social). Today I want to discuss how these affect me as a blogger. Since they have many overlapping symptoms that are the main issues,
Depression, Quotes, Self-Care

Pain Is Not A Competition

Pain is not a Competition
"Pain is not a competition. Just because someone, somewhere may have had worse in their life, it doesn't excuse or erase your pain."  This quote has meant so much to me over the past couple of years. I feel it applies to everyone, no matter what kind of physical, mental, or emotional pain they may have. Pain is pain If you are affected by depression, anxiety, or any other mental illness, you may have a tendency to feel your condition isn't as bad compared to other people. In fact, I had no