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    Over thinking, anxiety and exercise

    Living with fibro has its challenges. I keep being told to exercise so ive finally booked my first visit to our local pool in post COVID world and ive got an overactive and anxious brain....
    What do i do when i get there?
    What happens if I struggle to change in and out of my bathing suit?
    What if I can't get out of the pool?
    Im in pain shall I bother going at all?
    I feel lonely so maybe it will do me good to go out.....
    What if its not safe?

    And so on ...this battle in my head just won't shut up
    #Anxiety #ChronicPain #worry #GADsucks


    So tired 😴

    #CheckInWithMe #DiabetesType2 #AnkylosingSpondylitis #GADsucks

    I’m so tired of trying and just getting more diagnosis!!!
    Finally had to go see a Chiropractor because my neck and back were hurting so much...and it’s helped. But during that time my Dr told me my blood calcium was high, ran another test and I was told I had hyperparathyroidism (over active parathyroid) and will probably need surgery. I go see the surgeon on Tuesday (today). I’ve been having trouble with eating, nausea and now I have an endoscopy scheduled in a week!!
    My husband died almost 2 years ago and I’m alone...all family is out of state, so I’m having to arrange rides with friends and my son (who is 2 hours away) said he’d come up for my surgery.
    My sleep is horrible!! I either can’t get to sleep, can’t stay asleep or am just exhausted! No energy...I want to do things but I just can’t seem to get going. Been trying not to push myself but mentally I kick myself for not doing everything that I need and want to do.
    I would just like to feel “better” again!!! 😢

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    Becoming Agraphobic #COVID19 #GADsucks #Depression

    Well im here to admit I've become Agraphobic. The thought of leaving the house in a pandemic when I have chronic illnesses leaves me in a state of anxiety and social panic. I want to stay in, stay safe but I know this is not healthy.
    Spring is here yet the sun hurts my eyes due to IIH ,i feel dizzy, sick, anxious. Is this my illness? Or is this agraphobia making me feel worse?
    I need to go out. I need my independence but I'm safe at home. Hmm feels like an endless tunnel


    I need some advice on how to stick to a job without leaving. Due to #ADHD #PeoplePleaser #Anxiety #GADsucks #sad #help #quittingjob


    Trying a new thing: Sh***y Haiku of the Day


    Went to get the mail
    Wanted to walk in the rain
    And not give a shit

    #Depression #Anxiety #GADsucks #MentalHealth

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    Wins that don’t feel like wins

    Symptoms Leveling Off
    With idiopathic hypersomnia it can feel like sleep is trying to suck the life out of you. It is inconsistent, unrelenting, and debilitating.
    For years since my diagnosis (2013, symptoms beginning in 2010), medical professionals have been reminding me that (for a large number of patients) symptoms will level off/become more consistent as I near my thirties.
    I’m 27 and it looks like this is beginning to happen. I’m not sleeping around the clock anymore and I have fewer sleep attacks throughout the day. My eyes are open for most of the day finally. But I’m still EXHAUSTED and don’t get much done. I have to take rest breaks after every short activity.
    But it’s better. It’s not great. I still DEFINITELY have a sleep disorder. But this is... more manageable? I’m showering a little more often. I hope (hope!!!) this is the start of more consistent energy and maybe I can do more with my life.

    Thank God for wins even if they don’t feel like wins.

    Thanks for reading this, my sweet Mighty Community!

    #IdiopathicHypersomnia #sleepdisorder #Levelingoff #MightyTogether #exhausted #Shower #Sleepyhead #chronic #ChronicIllness #Hope #Narcolepsy #GAD #Anxiety #GADsucks #IrritableBowelSyndromeIBS #Win #Littlewins #ThankGod #symptoms


    Trying to hold it together... #GADsucks

    I am trying so hard no to lose it, but I’m struggling. #Anxiety #PanicAttack