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Surviving a chaotic week

Hi everyone, a week ago I posted about my upcoming week with jury duty, work and the 3 doctor appointments I had to get through, two of which were to meet new doctors and one where because of an eye procedure I wouldn't be able to see that day. Well, I survived it, yay! Each day I was on pins and needles waiting to find out if I had to go into court and how I was going to juggle my schedule if I did. Thankfully, my juror number was high enough it was never called. The anxiety I carried all week wiped me out and by yesterday, I felt pretty exhausted. Who knows how I got myself into a week like that but I'll tell you I'm looking forward to a very boring week ahead! I hope everyone has a great week!

#Retinal Vein Occlusion
#Bipolar II
#occipital Neuralgia

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"It's Okay"

I was listening to music today and this song came up by Imagine Dragons. I've been having a very rough time feeling unmotivated and have been down on myself. This song really helped me to put in perspective that we all have bad doesn't mean we give up, it means we allow them to happen then get back to where we are at peace again. Here is a portion of the lyrics:

"....It's okay to be not okay
It's just fine to be out of your mind
Breathe in deep, just a day at a time
'Cause it's okay to be out of your mind

I don't want this body, I don't want this voice
I don't want to be here, but I guess I have no choice
Just let me live my truth, that's all I wanna do
Baby, you're not broken, just a little bit confused.

My birthday is Saturday and I am feeling a bit sad that due to all of my illnesses, my life hasn't been what I thought it would be. I've lost out on so much. And then I give myself a shake and remember everything I have to be thankful for. On Saturday I need to celebrate me, who I am now, not who I was, or the things I used to be able to do. I hope I can wake up and tell myself "Wow! I made it another year. Way to go!" And then face the day with a smile and a sense of adventure for the upcoming year. I hopefully can say " I'm okay!" #Fibromyalgia #BipolarII #Retinal Vein Occlusion #Pre -Parkisons #RestlessLegsSyndrome #OccipitalNeuralgia #ChronicDepression #intractablechronicmigrains

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Head zaps keeping me awake

Every time I start to fall asleep my Occipital Neuralgia jars me awake. It feels like electrical shocks to my scalp from my neck. When this happens it's sometimes best just to stay awake but it's been 5 nights now and I'm really tired. So frustrating! Anyone else experience this? #Occiptal Neuralgia #Periodic Insomnia#Fibromyalgia # Anxiety #Retinal Vein Occlusion#chronicmigraine# Bipolar II #

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