Here it is, the newest photo challenge to ring in the new decade. While most are comparing their younger selves to how they look now, maybe even celebrating body transformations, the 10-year photo challenge means an entirely different thing to someone who has chronic illness.
It’s a hard one to follow when we feel like the world is pushing us to be perfect. We are surrounded by society telling us how we should model our bodies, our homes, what we should or shouldn’t buy. That we won’t be happy till we are perfect.
At its root perfectionism isn’t really about a deep love of being meticulous. It’s about fear. Fear of making a mistake. Fear of disappointing others. Fear of failure. Fear of success. – Michael Law I’ve talked a lot about my OCD but not so much about perfectionism. There are two different types of perfectionism andContinue reading “Perfectionism”
When you have an invisible disability it’s hard for anyone to truly get what is going on. If you look normal, you must therefore be normal and feel normal.
For those of you who follow me on instagram and facebook you might be seeing some familiar post spring up here. I’m going to be backdating some old instagram posts onto the wordpress blog as well as continue to post the content from instagram onto the blog.
I’ve always have this thing about living with headaches, I might as well do something because either way I’m going to be in pain but it’s come with many assumptions about how server my pain truly is.
October is National Disability Employment Month. This awareness is near and dear to me for many reasons. Not only do I have a disability of my own but I also worked for many years with adults with developmental and physical disabilities get jobs. This year the #ndeam theme is “the right talent, right now.” Although, I thinkContinue reading “National Disability Employment Month”
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September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.
What does that mean? It means sharing stories, bringing awareness and ending stigma around suicide. Making sure that those who are feeling suicidal have a place to feel safe and talk things through and realize that ending their life isn’t the answer.
Many of those with Chronic Illness, don’t live with just one illness