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    Happy Humpday!

    Here’s a throwback from the days when we were all slaves to the whims of the Mighty Ginger One. He is now chasing mice on the other side of rainbow bridge, and I like to think tripping up angels and scratching their exposed ankles when they least expect it 😹

    But where would be without our little anipals… they help to keep our lives interesting. In doing so, lend it some much needed meaning so that his paw prints are furever in my heart 🐾

    #Cats #MightyPets #humpday #DistractMe #Homebound #bedbound #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigue #Fibromyalgia #PeripheralNeuropathy #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease

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    The world

    The world convinces you that once you have health issues your lesser or that you won't be happy but that is absolutely incorrect. We are so much stronger because of what we have to overcome now and because of the creative thinking we have to use to reach something across the room without walking very much or having to connect with your caretaker while still being true to yourself.

    And we can be happy. That obviously takes a lot more work than normal people and I mean a lot lot more work than normal people but it is possible. It may not be constant but it can come in spurts and that is okay. Searching for that Joy with everything you have in you is a much better way to live.

    #AmplifiedMusculoskeletalPainSyndrome #Arthritis #Asthma #Anxiety #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #CheckInWithMe #ChronicPain #ComplexRegionalPainSyndrome #ChronicIllness #Depression #Disability #DistractMe #bedbound #CheerMeOn #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #Endometriosis #Fibromyalgia #GastroesophagealRefluxDisease #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #Insomnia #Lupus #Lymphedema #MightyTogether #MentalHealth #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #RareDisease #SuicidalThoughts #Psoriasis #Grief

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    DNA test that yells me genetic predisposition to health issues!!

    A few years ago my sister's husband gave her tellmeGen DNA test as a Christmas gift. It ended up telling her all of the predisposition she has to as well as where her ancestors came from (she's adopted). My neurological Doctor who didn't know what to do with me said I should have a DNA test because he does not believe I have health issues and he doesn't believe fibromyalgia and EDS can exist in one person.

    Honestly the level of how stupid the doctors here are is just reaching new levels I've never been so miserable and I've never had five doctors with four more on the way and yet I've never been as bad as I am now.

    What's the point of doctors if they just cause more problems and more stress?? Anyways so I'm getting this test on the DL because I don't want the doctors using it against me without me knowing what it might actually say. This test tells me way more than their test would tell me and it costs less too. I
    Am hoping that i can show it to the doctors and twach them some lessons that they desperately need!

    If you're interested it's on tell me gen.com as in genetics. The pkg for a single person was $111. If you're wondering.

    Wish me luck! I can't wait to show you guys the results! And I can't wait to learn them myself 😅

    #AmplifiedMusculoskeletalPainSyndrome #Arthritis #Asthma #Anxiety #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #CheckInWithMe #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #Depression #Disability #DistractMe #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #Endometriosis #Fibromyalgia #GastroesophagealRefluxDisease #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #Insomnia #Lupus #Lymphedema #MightyTogether #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #RareDisease #SuicidalThoughts #bedbound #MentalHealth #ComplexRegionalPainSyndrome #MemoryLoss #Psoriasis

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    Happy Furriday!

    If there’s one thing The Duke has taught me, in addition to understanding that my rightful place is to carry out his bidding at his barking orders, is how to do radical self-care right…

    On walks, when he has had enough, he simply sits down and refuses to go any further. When he is sad, he lets me know by climbing into my lap, demanding cuddles. When he is afraid, he squeezes himself between my feet for protection and comfort. When it’s approaching dinner time, he borks for my attention to get me to attend to his needs. When he is in the mood for a bit of fun, he scamps, he runs, and jumps like it’s the best thing ever. On walks, he finds ways to assert his independence by following his own path—turning the act of walking into a game wherein he is the cleverest boi, who delights in having outfoxed me in his own pug-mix way.

    After he swims, he shakes himself off each time with the verve of a puppy. When I rub behind his ears each night and give him belly rubs, he sighs as if he is letting go of all the day’s worries. And when he sleeps, he does it enthusiastically—as if napping and resting form a part of his daily duties. When he is tired, nothing can stop him from catching some zzzs… not even trips to the groomer where he has often had to be groomed while snoozing! If he is cold, he will find a blanket, carry it across the room, and fashion it into an appropriate bundle on which to make himself cozy.

    He does not reproach himself for not doing more. Instead he delights in all these small things like he is living his best life. He is the poster pug for radical self-care, and he has taught me that there is still great joy and life, to be found in doing less 🐾

    #Dogs #MightyPets #Selfcare #TheLittleThings #DistractMe #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicFatigue #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease

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    👆👆 The best advice I can give

    You don't have to do it all. It is okay to take your time, be safe, and not overdo it.

    And ask for help if you need it! Get yourself a walker or cane!

    It is better to do what YOU can not what other normal people can. You are different and that isn't a bad thing.

    Make your own path ✨️ 😉

    #AmplifiedMusculoskeletalPainSyndrome #Arthritis #Asthma #Anxiety #bedbound #ChronicFatigueSyndrome #CheckInWithMe #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #Depression #Disability #DistractMe #ComplexRegionalPainSyndrome #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #Endometriosis #Fibromyalgia #GastroesophagealRefluxDisease #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #Insomnia #Lupus #Lymphedema #MightyTogether #PosturalOrthostaticTachycardiaSyndrome #Psoriasis #MentalHealth #MemoryLoss #Grief #RareDisease #SuicidalThoughts