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    Shine Bright Like a Diamond

    #ChronicFatigue #Fatigue #fibromyalgiafatigue #exhaustion

    So on a personal note we flew high accomplished many things sent love out in many directions only to land on the couch and that’s IT. #crash #Drained #nap

    What IT all means is while we feel like we are getting better trying to do the things we use to do or remembering things that we could have done before diagnosis. We find ourselves in the cycle of #Updays #Downdays .

    This is incredibly frustrating and irritating to say the least. How does one do all the things one is supposed to do when they don’t have enough #Energy and suffer from #ChronicIlless ?

    Like seriously we have to be able to get through a week or two without being completely #overwhelmed .

    Ok like we have taken on some extra #Stress #Work #MentalHealth and sure some #Caregiving . But common like surly we can still get things done. #DoEverything right?…

    Wrong !!!

    This is the reminder that we are in this situation because you didn’t look after yourself #rest #Health #Breakes #timeOff #timeout .

    That’s right super hero you’re going to have to passé a bit better. Not everyday! Not every hour! Not every minute!

    So we are sorry! Please take time to say you are sorry for not looking after You!

    See while you would love to help and save the world… You forgot!

    You have to save you!

    IT is true and the year is ✨2022 IT is true.

    Please 🙏 be kind to you.

    Please 🙏 look after you.

    Please 🙏 take time for you.

    There is only one ☝️ you.

    Someone out there needs this so this is for U

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    Am I asking too much?

    Today my boyfriend (who I've lived with for over a year and been with for almost 3) admitted that I've been annoying and hard to deal with the last few days. When I get overly anxious and go into a down, I tend to ask a lot of questions and doubt myself, I feel like a burden and try to compensate by asking too many questions, not talking at all, or taking way too much. My downs don't happen that often, once every couple months or so since I'm medicated it's a lot better.

    I feel like my fears of being a burden are confirmed, I know my mental illness makes me hard to deal with sometimes but am I asking for too much when I need extra support or reassurance on those days? I feel very alone. #BipolarDisorder #Anxiety #Downdays #alone

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    #Downdays

    I just want to be in a dark room with just a bed my husband don’t understand #ineedhelp

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    This too shall pass

    This is what I try to keep in mind on the rough days... #thistooshallpass #Downdays #OnedayAtaTime

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    struggling

    the past 2 weeks have been bad. I thought I was getting my shit together but I've been thinking about suicide and self harm and honestly just running away from everything. I'm a mess I have been for months but only in the past few weeks have I realized how bad I actually am and how much it isn't just my anxiety that is keeping me down but also my depression is starting up again and dragging me down so deep I cant see any light ahead of me. I'm trying to make plans for things to look forward to but everyone keeps cancelling on me and its dragging me down deeper. doctors on Monday morning so hopefully I can get some more help but it isn't easy and I dont know how to start climbing out of this hole. #Depression #Downdays #help #struggling #Suicide #Selfharm #Badthoughts

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    Anyone else get sick of telling people your just tired? #Fibromyalgia #Depression

    Nearly everyone I met on a daily basis ask me “what’s wrong?” or “everything ok?” Because I’m in pain or I’m feeling really down. I haven’t got the energy half the time to tell them what’s going on, or I just don’t want them to feel like I’m just being miserable (I’ve come to expect that people think I’m just a moody person). How do other people cope with this? #Fibromyalgia #Fatigue #Downdays

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