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    I’m new here!

    Hi, my name is Flaviamakeitup. I'm here because
    this site has been the most helpful resource, support system, and a safe space of empathy and kindness
    #MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #PTSD #Fibromyalgia #Grief #ehlers-DanlosSyndrome #ChronicKidneyDisease #trauma#medical trauma

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    I’m new here!

    Hi, my name is Flaviamakeitup. I'm here because
    this site has been the most helpful resource, support system, and a safe space of empathy and kindness
    #MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #PTSD #Fibromyalgia #Grief #ehlers-DanlosSyndrome #ChronicKidneyDisease #trauma#medical trauma

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    Mood Lights and Light Moods

    Today has been rough. My fatigue was overwhelming until about 30 minutes ago - I went out for an energy drink and it worked, for now. I missed a dose or two of my thyroid meds last week while I was feeling poorly. New drug also causes sleepiness and fatigue… and, ironically, insomnia. It's temporary. In a few weeks I should balance out. It comes with aching joints and muscles and difficulty thinking. I'll drink my energy drink slowly, stay hydrated, go for a walk. I can run with this.

    I started using my mood light yesterday. I'm starting at 5 minutes to avoid triggering migraines. It takes 20 minutes/day over several weeks to be effective. Some years it works, sometimes I can't handle it without migraines, so we'll see.

    Despite the exhaustion, I'm actually feeling, dare I say it, 'good'. More or less. No depression, only mild anxiety, and some stress from fighting the sleepiness. And about work. And my marriage…and my health, but you know what, I still feel reasonably positive, and not over the top. When's the last time I just felt okay? It's nice to have a light mood; that's assuming I continue to stay awake. I don't like using energy drinks, especially because of having mild kidney disease (yep, got that, too!). I should exercise today. Gonna check out 'wall pilates'. Wish me luck <3 #BipolarDisorder #hopeful #Positivity

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    Hi, my name is ceeess. I'm here because

    #MightyTogether #ChronicKidneyDisease #Congestive Heart Failure

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is ceeess. I'm here because

    #MightyTogether #ChronicKidneyDisease #Congestive Heart Failure

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is Tracey2457. I'm here because
    #MightyTogether #ChronicKidneyDisease

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    I'm new here!

    Hi, my name is Tracey2457. I'm here because
    #MightyTogether #ChronicKidneyDisease

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    I’m new here!

    Hi, my name is julsgrrrl. I'm here because I am struggling with chronic pain and did 13+ years of ECT and tons of medication. I’m in a new state with very little support and am looking for people with similar issues to relate to

    #MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #EatingDisorder #Grief #SchizoaffectiveDisorder #ChronicKidneyDisease #complexpost-traumaticStressDisorder

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    I’m new here!

    Hi, my name is julsgrrrl. I'm here because I am struggling with chronic pain and did 13+ years of ECT and tons of medication. I’m in a new state with very little support and am looking for people with similar issues to relate to

    #MightyTogether #Anxiety #Depression #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #EatingDisorder #Grief #SchizoaffectiveDisorder #ChronicKidneyDisease #complexpost-traumaticStressDisorder

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