Tag Archives: personal journey

Losing Interest

I hope everyone is doing well.  I left you last time with how I was trying to cope with losing my professional identity and how I turned to my family to deal with that.  When it comes to my family, … Continue reading

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Was It All In My Head?

I left you all last time saying I would take you on my journey.  The journey of how fibro affected my profession, my family, my friends and me.  I will start with my profession; as this is the one area … Continue reading

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I WAS STRUGGLING WITH LOSING ME

Introductions only seem appropriate in the beginning.  My name is Renee and I’m 43 years old.  I’ve been married for 25 years and have an adopted son who is 21.  When I got married, my husband was serving in the … Continue reading

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Why I gave up.

Last week I talked about fighting back from depression even if it overwhelms you again and again. Introspection, self-reflection, leaning on others for support are all very important keys to being able to fight and withstand. But there is something … Continue reading

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UNLOVABLE

What do you do when your world falls apart? When all of the “Yes I Can’s” and “I am Strong’s” crumble around you and you find yourself sifting through the ashes wondering, “What the hell was that?” So awhile back … Continue reading

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Righteous Sisterhood

  “You may shoot me with your words, You may cut me with your eyes, You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I’ll rise.” ~Maya Angelou So we left off last week talking about building a … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Sign Up For This

As my hands nervously clean up the few dishes I had used for breakfast I go through a mental checklist. Animals are in their kennels – check. I have a pen and something for notes – check. I used the … Continue reading

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