Coping, General

“I’m Sorry, I Can’t”

One of the most frustrating thing with chronic illness is making plans. For me, I know I need to make plans or else I will never leave my room but I also know there's a good chance those plans will have to be modified or cancelled. Contrary to popular belief, it's not because I don't… Continue reading “I’m Sorry, I Can’t”

Coping, General

“I’m Tired”

It means I'm exhausted. I physically and mentally can't do anything anymore. The thought of moving a limb or even blinking seems impossible. It means I'm in so much pain (mentally, physically, sometimes both) that I no longer feel like I can continue living life. I can't cover up the pain anymore or control it.… Continue reading “I’m Tired”

Coping, General, Motivation/Inspo

Locked-In Throwback

About two and a half years ago I found myself at a LifeTeen (youth group) lock-in at my church. Before this point I had never been able to stay overnight at any activities because of my anxiety. This night I wanted to be different though but as everyone started getting ready for bed, I felt… Continue reading Locked-In Throwback

faith, Motivation/Inspo

What Will You Do When It Ends?

This post ties in with my previous post titled,┬áLiving Life. Often times I find myself thinking, "what will I do when things end?" "What will I do after college? What will I do after this appointment? What will I do after hanging out with this friend?" Instead of focusing on the moment, the here and… Continue reading What Will You Do When It Ends?

General, Wellness

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 30

And finally...starting at your toes and working up to your head, name each part of your body and how your illness has affected it, followed by something you like about that part of your body. Megan- Toes, Feet, Ankles: firbomyalgia makes them always sore and wearing shoes extremely hard at times. Legs, Knees: always sore… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 30