My autoimmune disease diagnosis

My autoimmune disease diagnosis

I went to the doctor on Monday, and was told that I have an autoimmune disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis. I am taking further steps to get blood work done to try and figure out for sure what is going on, and where to go from here. My head is boggled with a ton of information [...]

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Dissociation means to "dissociate from the world" by losing consciousness. It involves detachment from one's feelings and entire reality. Dissociation is an involuntary, instinctual, survival response conditioned in early childhood as a way of responding to trauma. Those who frequently dissociate are likely to have a personality disorder due to a serotonin deficiency. During a [...]

Exposed

Exposed

You shined a light on me Revealing what I could not see Maybe I was dumb and naive Or maybe I was calculated and spiteful Honestly I'll never know I feel so exposed, exposed, exposed You shined a light on my past Even my childhood days Revealing all the ways All the chaos I'd create [...]

Be yourself

We have all gone through times when we lose ourselves. When we try so hard to impress someone that we end up doing the opposite. Because if somebody actually likes you then they will appreciate you for who you are. And you need to be yourself. But this is easy to forget. Sometimes it's a [...]