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    Shine Bright Like a Diamond

    #ChronicFatigue #Fatigue #fibromyalgiafatigue #exhaustion

    So on a personal note we flew high accomplished many things sent love out in many directions only to land on the couch and that’s IT. #crash #Drained #nap

    What IT all means is while we feel like we are getting better trying to do the things we use to do or remembering things that we could have done before diagnosis. We find ourselves in the cycle of #Updays #Downdays .

    This is incredibly frustrating and irritating to say the least. How does one do all the things one is supposed to do when they don’t have enough #Energy and suffer from #ChronicIlless ?

    Like seriously we have to be able to get through a week or two without being completely #overwhelmed .

    Ok like we have taken on some extra #Stress #Work #MentalHealth and sure some #Caregiving . But common like surly we can still get things done. #DoEverything right?…

    Wrong !!!

    This is the reminder that we are in this situation because you didn’t look after yourself #rest #Health #Breakes #timeOff #timeout .

    That’s right super hero you’re going to have to passé a bit better. Not everyday! Not every hour! Not every minute!

    So we are sorry! Please take time to say you are sorry for not looking after You!

    See while you would love to help and save the world… You forgot!

    You have to save you!

    IT is true and the year is ✨2022 IT is true.

    Please 🙏 be kind to you.

    Please 🙏 look after you.

    Please 🙏 take time for you.

    There is only one ☝️ you.

    Someone out there needs this so this is for U

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    Help with work anxiety

    :) I am at a new job and usually struggle to find or keep employment, so far everyone is nice and the training is better than at other places, but guess don’t want to feel alone in my struggles hiding my mental health at the workplace, maybe eventually I can reach out for help if they are accommodating, they offer some mental health supports partnerships so I’m incredibly lucky. Thanks for any tips and sharing your own story or struggles with work anxiety.

    😊🙂🙂💕🙏 💼



    #Newjob #Anxiety #coping #Trying #Hardwork #DoingMyBest #Hope #New #Life #struggles #Selflove #patience #growing #selfImprovement #resillience #Work #WorkAnxiety #Job #Brave #fears #Journaling #tryingtoovercomefears #SocialAnxiety #Coworkers #Nice #positive #positiveexperience

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    Tell us about a time when you successfully advocated for yourself.

    Today we’re reflecting on times when we have successfully advocated for ourselves. Do you have a moment that comes to mind? Maybe you confidently informed your waiter about your food allergies or were able to get the testing accommodations you needed at school. Perhaps you advocated for yourself at work (WFH, anyone?) or in front of your family members.

    This moment does not have to be health-related — any time you successfully advocated for yourself works for us. Let’s take this opportunity to learn from (and cheer on!) each other in the comments.

    #52SmallThings #Work #MentalHealth #Advocacy #CheckInWithMe #Selfcare #Parenting

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    Does your employer know about your mental health diagnosis?

    This is a controversial topic, but one that has become increasingly important in today's climate. How do we navigate our mental health with our employers? Do we disclose our mental health conditions to potential employers? Will that impact an employers likelihood of hiring us?

    I don't have answers, just lots of questions. Have you openly discussed your mental health condition with your employer? If so, how did that go? If not, what is holding you back? Let's discuss!

    #MentalHealth #Work #Employment #PTSD #CPTSD

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    I'm without words

    I have been down the past 2 days with a bad fibro flare. They changed my meds around. Weather is changing. It rained for 2 day.

    I got a text from my boss a little bit ago saying they are changing my hours and cutting them by an hour a day. They are pissed because I've been out with a flare. I don't even know what to say to them about everything. I've tried talking to her about it and she would change the subject. I'm at a total loss for words right now. I really want to send her this.
    #Fibromyalgia #Work


    FRIYAY! #Adulting #Work

    Well, it is Friday. I usually don’t work in Fridays but I am working today. I really gotta stop messing with my work schedule because I always end up mad about it. Annoyed with myself for moving things around. How great it would be if I could stay home today. And if I didn’t need the hours soooooo badly I totally would. #Sarcoidosis #PolycysticOvarySyndrome #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #Depression #Anxiety #ADHD


    Adulting Sucks #Work #Adulting

    Wednesday morning, why do you hate me? 😂 Man Oh man I woke feeling horrible this morning. I know it is because of my monthly friend (though that friend isn’t too friendly). I REALLY wish I didn’t have to go to work and I could totally call in but I know I shouldn’t. It is soooooo tempting. I could just lay back down in my comfy bed. Man….that would be great!!! Oh well, I guess I have to go adult now. Adulting is so totally over rated. Ugh! #Sarcoidosis #PolycysticOvarySyndrome #HypothyroidismUnderactiveThyroidDisease #MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #Depression #Anxiety #ADHD #Autism


    I dislike Sunday #Anxiety #Depression #Work

    Sunday is always an awful day of anxiety for me. But this one is worse than most. I only worked one whole day last week. I used FMLA for the rest of the week. I always lay awake on Sunday night worried about what work is going to say to me. I had to go to HR a few months ago because every time I used my FMLA my supervisor would send me an email questioning my work and pointing out my mistakes. My friends tell me to look for another job but I have been at the same company for 16 years. I have too much time invested. It’s only 5:15 pm where I’m at and I’m already feeling anxious. Just needed to vent here because most people I know don’t understand.


    How to be a mind reader?

    I know I have ranted before about my job. I am working as a personal assistant, I have worked with several people, and I know I cannot be everyone’s cup of tea, still the rejection makes me sad, I take good feedback because it will help me, but sometimes it drains me. About the current people I am working for:

    They told me to be proactive, but once I started to act proactively, they told me they didn’t ask me to do it. So, then, I wait for their feedback on the tasks and ask them questions, but then, it happens that they tell me they don’t want to micromanage and that I should pay attention and don’t ask many questions. Then I start asking fewer questions and start acting from my perspective of what is good to do, but then they tell me (again) that is not what they wanted and why I didn’t ask :(

    Also, she uses phrases like “I do think”, does that mean she is only thinking, right? Not exactly providing instruction. English is not my main language, I know I am not perfect at that.

    I have had clients in the past, that always used to tell me compliments and I know I am not a piece of garbage, and that I am capable to do things well. But with this person is like every time I am failing.

    #Anxiety #lifeworkbalance #Work #Burnout


    Give yourself a break!

    We all have hard days. Today was particularly challenging for me. I'll be alright, even if it doesn't feel like it. I'll get up tomorrow and try my best, just like I did today. You can do the same. Don't give up. We can have rough days, and we don't need to feel guilty about taking time for ourselves or getting some rest. Keep your head up. Tomorrow is a new day. #Anxiety #CerebralPalsy #GeneralizedAnxietyDisorder #Work #MentalHealth