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    Hello 👋

    I am back again. Sorry if my absence worried some of you. I have been busy. I have gone through alot. I had cervical cancer and it was caught on time and now I'm cancer free. I have still been dealing with the same family dysfunction due to my addict brother. But along with the bad there was good. I am 8 months from graduating university. Ive been working hard with my studies as well as on myself. #back #CervicalCancer #Anxiety #Depression #undiagnosedmentalhealth #CheckInWithMe

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    Just Keep Swimming

    I’m starting a new job, fighting excruciating cramps, and bound to my mobility scooter. I could so easily just break-down from the break-down of my body (& I did first day of new knee injury).

    Instead, I’m scooting along and just dealing. I don’t know if it is tenacity, stubborness, perseverance, or determination, but despite these pains & limitations, I keep going. I remind myself this will pass, it will get easier, as it always does.

    Meanwhile, I keep repeating Dori’s line from Finding Nemo:

    just keep swimming…

    #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #ChronicPain #kneesubluxation #back &hipcramping

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    Disappearing Acts and…When They Come Back…

    Sooo I’m struggling with two thoughts and one reality…1. Do I completely ignore those who try to come back into my life after leaving me due to my depression, anxiety, and the fact that I’m ME?…OR…2. Do I slowly let them back in despite the pain they caused me because after all, people change, and who am I to judge…REALITY- They will come back, and either way I’m not ready…
    I’d welcome all thoughts and think bubbles PLEASE 💭🤔🧐🤨💬 #Abandoned #return #back

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    Devil's Claw effect on pain #devils claw #sciatica #back pain #Osteoarthritis #bulging disc #Nerve pain #MSM

    Has anyone ever tried Devils Claw for pain, like arthritis, sciatica, nerve pain, back pain, osteoarthritis, bulging discs. I am currently taking MSM, but was wondering which is more effective.

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    First post and it's a rant.

    I've never posted about myself. I usually just read and post replies to others. But this month has been terrible. I'm supposed to have a knee replacement so I had an MRI. Well it showed something weird on my femur and tibia. So I had to have a bone scan. It showed the same thing and they basically didn't know what it is. So then I had my knee aspirated and blood work done to test for infection. No infection. Now I have to go to a Orthopedic Oncologist for a blood marrow test and a bone biopsy. They are checking for cancer. Ugh.

    Then I had a Dr appointment for a 3 month long chronic cough without being sick. I had to have a pulmonary function test and a chest xray. Well somethings wrong with that too. Now I have to go to a Pulmonary Dr.

    In addition to that I'm gaining weight from my psych med Abilify. I look like a big moose.

    So all and all now I am depressed and anxious after I just got everything stabilized. Ugh. I'm falling apart. Lol.

    Sorry for the long rant for my first post! Thanks for reading.

    #Fibromyalgia #chronic pain # Bipolar #Migraines #generalized Anxiety Disorder
    #back pain #Arthritis #Bipolar Depression #Insomnia

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    I’m back I guess…. #back

    I have been gone from here. But now I see that it’s different. So I think I’ll stay…

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    Question re: sporadic painful spasms/body jerks

    Wanting to know if anyone gets these. Orginally I use to get these muscle spasms that I think are in my arms or legs. Now in my #hands as well
    They are extremely #painful and tend to happen when I am extremely tired, hadn’t slept or needing sleep.

    Now they seem to be happening more frequently and violently. I may be on the couch watching tv and all of a sudden my body will violently #Jerk . I may be holding my cell phone and it flies out of my hands (this happens often).

    After it happens I’m wide awake because it is extremely painful.
    It reminds me of like when you #fall #asleep and you dream that you fall. You wake up because your #body jerks but it is normally not painful.

    It’s not the same as when you get a #Muscle spasm in your #back or #legs it’s more like the #whole #body #spasms . Does anyone understand what I’m talking about??? Or get this feeling? Thank you #Gentlehugs #warriors

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    #ChronicPain #Remedies #Natural #tennisballs

    I just discovered tennis balls for my #neck , #back p****, and my crack, and I think I just unlocked a whole new character.

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    Flash back #back to getting home from UMASS where I was put on full life support after my Lyme disease treatment took me to anew I my 💗SO Jim

    On my mind now is to get things organized and be sure to get help to get things back to a positive forward motion. If anyone knows if I might be able to use my iPhone that I got new from Apple care Plus because the screen on the iPhone had been deeply cracked and Apple replaced it with a new phone
    Thankful for Apple that has been a very very good friend and lifeline pulling the pieces of my life back to “normalcy “ ##thanks and blessings to you all from Apple Inc who help so many people in every way globally 💟💝☮️✝️🕎

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    Looking back

    Photo credit to Sandra Grunewald on Unsplash

    This is the time of year where I feel the need to look back. Not just the past year, but the others that I have left behind. It's crazy to think where I was emotionally and mentally just a few years ago compared to where I am now. It's been a long, crazy journey of self discovery and finding love for myself. I still have a long way to go and I feel as though I am still trying to find my place in this crazy world. However, I am pretty proud of where I am today ❤️🦋⭐

    Merry Christmas everyone. #Christmas #MentalHealth #Disability #growth #Looking #back

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