Anxiety · Autoimmune Disease · Bipolar Disease · Depression · Fibromyalgia · Mental Illness · Pain

A poem for a difficult week.

What’s the feeling you try, but can’t explain The one that tends to block blood flow from your veins? Oxygen suspended, like outer space Go ahead, take a breath before you suffocate. Call up your “friends” for breath and support After all, that’s what they’re there for Right? No, I forget, it’s on their accord… Continue reading A poem for a difficult week.

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“You said

you know best, but I know myself better than that.” Get Lost, Find Peace, Heal ❤️🎶 Music is so healing for me. I never realized how often I go around singing until my throat began hurting from a sinus infection, making it difficult to sing. Sometimes it’s nice just to soak in the lyrics and… Continue reading “You said

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Get Lost, Find Peace, Heal.

Music is the one thing that I get lost in, find peace in, and find healing through. I hope these songs may be of some help for you too💛 Today feels like a: “When The Party’s Over” by Billie Eilish kind of day.❤️ 🎶 PAST “SONGS OF THE DAY” You don’t have words for life… Continue reading Get Lost, Find Peace, Heal.

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Sjögren’s Awareness Month

APRIL! It's come around again! Having a chronic illness isn't just about finding support and a shoulder to lean on when times get tough (if you're able to lean on someone, that is...) It's about finding awareness inside of people that hadn't heard the name, hadn't known someone who, hadn't given a thought. It's about… Continue reading Sjögren’s Awareness Month

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That Big Red LABEL

I haven't really mentioned anything about my life directly in a little while, but good news is we are taking away the: Bipolar label! Now they just call me chronically depressed. 😕 I hate that they're right. Only sometimes though. Do you how hard it is? To have a stamp on your head, at age… Continue reading That Big Red LABEL

Autoimmune Disease · Depression · Fibromyalgia · Mental Illness · Sjögren's Syndrome

Shatter

  Have you ever wished for something so silently, you couldn't even hear it yourself? And you wait. And you watch. And wait. And watch. Blank. Disappointment overcomes you. Unbalanced in too many ways. Promises fall apart like sand falling between your fingers. All of the promises. All of the hours... wasted. Silent. I said… Continue reading Shatter

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“I’d Never Tell You Not To Love Her”

"Say what you want dear, But the courage was won The way that you spoke here, When the dreaming was done. " -"A Closeness" by Dermot Kennedy" . . . Heaviness echos my lonely. And what am I speaking of? I just may never know. It's words spilling from my heart, An empty dream That's… Continue reading “I’d Never Tell You Not To Love Her”

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Just let the music speak for you… 🎶

👹 What if I let you in, and you don't like what you see? 'Cause it's not what it seems - let me tell you why... You have no idea, yeah, you've only seen a piece, But now it's underneath - no I cannot lie. Sometimes I get so frustrated. I've tried a million times… Continue reading Just let the music speak for you… 🎶

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“Embrace yourself, and finally come to the conclusion that you are loved – and you can love yourself.” -Unknown

"You can never have too many reminders -- [you] are beautiful no matter what."-Alessia Cara I’m with you. I feel you girl. [Needing to vent] is where my blog came from, because at least if no one cared, the “likes” would still love be the same. I’ve realized that it’s when you’re exhausted, it’s when… Continue reading “Embrace yourself, and finally come to the conclusion that you are loved – and you can love yourself.” -Unknown