Health & ME/CFS, This Crazy Life

Positive/Magical Thinking, Reality, Acceptance, Goals and Dreams

ME/CFS patients are often under a great deal of pressure to "stay positive" and told to "visualize yourself healthy and strong again, and you will be." This type of "magical thinking" puts an unfair burden on a person who is already suffering terribly. If they do not improve, then they may be blamed by others… Continue reading Positive/Magical Thinking, Reality, Acceptance, Goals and Dreams

Health & ME/CFS, This Crazy Life

Acceptance: Clarity Comes In Darkness

Clarity, that feeling of peace inside, of comprehension, of acceptance of what is and what will be, often comes in our darkest hour, or in darkness itself. It hides from the light of day, and waits for the dark of night, before revealing itself to us. We grasp it gently, lest it be lost, and… Continue reading Acceptance: Clarity Comes In Darkness

Health & ME/CFS, This Crazy Life, Venting!

Sick & Tired

They say you shouldn't blog when you're angry. And I'm angry. Probably mostly from the amount of Ritalin I've taken today, but also a lot of built up anger. Built up over years. I need you people, my family, to understand something. And it seems like, with one exception, you don't. What I need you… Continue reading Sick & Tired