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Chronic Illness + Anxiety

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I saw a post like this on Facebook and decided to take the title and make my own list! I did use a few points in here from the article, because I totally agree and use them myself! I will link the original post at the end of this one, and I definitely suggest you check it out! Where along the line do we learn the importance of caring for ourselves? It’s not selfish to want to…

I downloaded a ton of new apps from the Apple store before this road trip because I thought I could use them! I will say, I was a little skeptical at how much these would actually help me if I needed them, but I was surprisingly impressed so I thought I’d share them! Relax Lite- This app opens up and gives you 3 different options: Quick Start, Breathing, and Meditation. It also gives you an…

Your job isn’t an easy one. It may actually be harder to love us than to be in our position; watching us suffer, unable to do anything that could have even a sliver of a chance of bringing relief to such pain. Dealing with the difficulty that comes with having to care for someone and not feeling like an equal. Feeling stuck in an illness with someone who actually is stuck. You didn’t choose this. You chose your person,…

It’s hard to say for certain if I suffer from depression. I wouldn’t doubt it, but I do think it’s secondary to other issues, seeing as how it goes sort of hand-in-hand with anxiety, and is a typical result of dealing with chronic illnesses. I think I get down on myself over my anxiety preventing me from enjoying or being excited about things I used to love/still love doing. That depresses me. Or the seemingly constant…

It’s been almost 8 months since I had the panic attack that flipped my world upside down. I’ve never spoken in depth about this, but I saw a quote (on pinterest, duh) and it sparked something in me and got me thinking about it, and got me wanting to dive into all the scary details. Let me just start by saying I feel silly saying a panic attack “flipped my world upside down” because I…