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I receive zero assistance. How do you support yourself?

My spouse is very controlling with our income. Since we’re married I was denied SSI. He thinks money’s just for bills, groceries & fuel/vehicle costs. We have a joint banking account but, I have to ask permission for every little thing. If I want clothes, comfort items, etc. I’ve never once committed financial infidelity, yet I’m treated as if I go on wild spending sprees. I try to decorate our home after 20yrs. of living here & I’m reprimanded. I’m only looking out for our family, our animals, & that’s it. Why do you think I get treated this way? I don’t understand it & I simply can’t take anymore. He always says how he never spends any money on himself not even clothes. He has a hard factory job & I purchase clothes for him sometimes. I’m so confused. I want out of this situation where I’m not valued. I have nowhere else to go or anywhere to turn to. It’s just so toxic. All our bills are paid for. I don’t believe in gambling. I don’t abuse drugs or drink. He vapes hemp compounds sold legally. Please explain to me how I’m constantly the one that’s in error. #MentalHealth #DisabilityRights #ChronicIllness #Spoonie #spooniesupport

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I’m struggling with balance a lot lately mostly related to scheduling conflicts. How do U juggle your health?

I’m finding it very difficult not to run into constant scheduling issues. With so many health problems, appointments, procedures, etc. I often have brain fog and don’t realize it until it’s too late.
#ChronicIllness #ChronicFatigue #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #BrainFog #Fibromyalgia #Spoonie #spoonielife #spooniesupport

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“Navigating a flawed Healthcare System & an ableist society”

I’m sick of trying to navigate a Healthcare system that doesn’t give a shit about me. ⚛️ ##Ableism #ChronicIllness #Disability #disabilityawareness #DisabilityInclusion #DisabilityRights #Spoonie #spooniesupport #spoonielife #zebrastrong

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Fibro Ramblings Contributor #MightyTogether

I am so thrilled to joined The Mighty as a contributor. My name is Angelique and I run a blog called https : //FibroRamblingsblog.com The purpose of my blog is to raise awareness of Fibromyalgia and also to educate people about the disease. #Fibromyalgia #fibromyalgiaawareness #ChronicIllness #InvisibleIllness #fibromyalgiawarrior #ChronicPain #Spoonie #spooniesupport #spoonielife #curefibromyalgia #Depression


My Amazing Day! (Cont'd) #

🤱 She set up an appointment for an interview.
Now what accounts for this amazing day?
•Could it have been the caffeine in the two Exedrin I took?
•Were there tiny crystals of cocaine in the pool?
•Was it Jesus answering my fear if dying from immobility in bed?
•Was it in the stars? Is it mercury rising ✨ in the 5th house? (I have no idea what that means! 😁)
•Was it the 70's playlist 🎧 boosting my spirits?
Perhaps it was a little bit of all (except the cocaine thing 🤪) but I remain thankful for such a day. You know, you can be in the depths of despair, don't know quite how you're going to make it another day and here comes one that feels like your over 🌈 the rainbow. Hold on to that day and be thankful; thankful that it happened and you could share it with friends you love and family you cherish.
I dub this: The day I was super girl! 🦸‍♀️
#ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Chronicpainwarrior #Endometriosis #Fibromyalgia #LupusWarrior #Disabled #Disability #Depression #Anxiety #MentalHealth #MentalIllness #chronicillnesswarrior #Spoonie #livingwithchronicillness #spoonielife #spooniesupport #SpoonieProblems #spoonieexistence #InvisibleIllness #ButYouDontLookSick #