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Following on from yesterday's post of not being ashamed, here are the aids I use to help me through everyday life.

These aids give me better quality of life and there is nothing wrong with needing them.

Not feel guilty for using something that makes your life just that little bit easier.

#MobilityAids #FunctionalNeurologicalDisorder #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #BladderIncontinence #urinary retention #Endometriosis

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Don't be ashame of who you are.

When your lifestyle changes it can be hard to remember it isn't your fault. It's easy to place blame on yourself and feel ashamed of that fact you can't do what you used to, you need help or that your body and mind has changed along with your lifestyle.

You have no reason to be ashamed. You're still here, you're fighting and you should be proud of that.

#lifestylechange #disabledlife #alwaysbeyou #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #Endometriosis #FunctionalNeurologicalDisorder #FunctionalSeizures #urinary retention #MentalHealth #Depression #Anxiety #ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder

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#Depression #FunctionalNeurologicalDisorder #ChronicPain #urinary retention

Hi, I'm Sarah and very new here!
I've had FND for over two years and suffered with depression for ten years.
My FND has currently left me bedbound for 6 weeks so far, I'm on the strongest pain relief I've ever been on and can still feel pain.

Just over a week ago I went into urinary retention. I've had a catheter fitted since. Meant to be having a six hour trial without it in a clinic this week but and yet to receive an appointment. Constantly chasing appointments really gets to me. I get so confused about it all.

Anyway, I was expecting to be my usual self after this happened. Which is cry it out. But I have no feeling, I feel completely numb. Urinary retention could be a symptom of my FND, I'm hoping it's not because then it may be resolved quicker. If it is then I don't know what will happen next. But it's unusual for me to not feel anything. I'm not sure if I've just hit a limit or if I'm just going to end up exploding over something tiny. I wish I felt something.