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Every Hopeful Day

I've been in a hole these past few days. Ok, I've been in a hole the past couple of weeks. I spoke with a friend of mine who offered some spiritual guidance. She did this out of the kindness of her heart. I explained to her how terrible my mental health was.

She suggested a number of things which were helpful. She pulled this card that made me feel hopeful. So I thought for once, I would post something that gave me a glimmer of hope. Who knows? Maybe it will inspire you too.

#findinghope #spiritualguidance #mentalhealthjourney #supportivefriends #mindfulhealing #CHRISTMASBLUES #innerstrength #gratitudemoment

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What feelings are tied to the moments you feel triggered?

For me, it’s always about feeling helpless. Sometimes it’s about feeling trapped too. But on my worst days, it’s like BINGO and I’ve got the whole row. The best I can do is give myself grace in those moments. I hope you will give yourself a little bit too.
#CPTSD #PTSD #AnxietyAttack #Anxiety #triggered #feelings #Grace #findinghope #MyCondition #bingo #Bekindtoyourself #ItsOK #helpless #Trapped #fearful #giveyourselfgrace #progress #Trauma #AnxietyTriggers #triggers


Worried I will die without accomplish anything

I am 57 and have had serious health problems all my life. I have always been very health conscious, and yet I've had breast cancer, had endometrial cancer, have severe endocrine problems, and several of my internal organs are starting to fail.

I was never able to have children, and was never able to get a carrier established. I have done a lot of scientific and nonfiction writing, but have not been able to get much of it published.

After a recent hospitalization for acute renal failure, I worry that I don't have much time left. I want to find some way to make my remaining time meaningful.

The idea of dying after a meaningless life full of suffering bothers me much more than the thought that I am running out of time -- I really don't want more time if it will just mean more suffering, no ability to do the things I want, and nothing accomplished.

I am looking for people in similar situations to talk to -- I really don't know anyone else in this situation. My cancer problems are now under control, and I haven't found support groups for people with my other problems. Please help me connect with others facing similar things!
#endoflife #lackofmeaning #findinghope #findingmeaning