Before I start, these quotes (and a Billy Joel song) came to mind as I was writing: All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, - William Shakespeare, "As You Like It" It … Continue reading Social Interactions With Others And The Prism Of That Light Within All (And How I’m Learning To Refract It)
With all the experiences I had when I was younger, my parents would always tell me that there are others who experience worse things. This, of course, is very true and it's not my intention or desire to dispute that. At the same time, I realize that the true reason why I was told this … Continue reading Is Your Pain Worse…Is My Pain Worse…Does It Matter?
Just got back from my chiropractors appointment. Yea, I may be experiencing the onset of arthritis. This, of itself, is a bit of a bummer. But if it's true, the more ominous thing is that means my autoimmune system is starting to attack the rest of my body again. The consequences of that are anyone's … Continue reading “I Am” Is Quite Enough!
For many years I worked very hard in order to get started in life. I worked, I tried to get through college, I changed careers and got a tech certification, I started a family. It was very hard going and even though I was still struggling with the effects of CPTSD (complex post traumatic stress … Continue reading Father, Husband And My Demons Within
I haven't written anything for a week or so because of the tech meeting I hosted last week. For a first time meeting, I suppose it went as well enough. One person walked out and a number of the others seemed rather disappointed about what we did. I did what I could to engage everyone … Continue reading Striving To Find Peace Within, So That I Can Reach Out
I'm experiencing a great deal of fear and anxiety about the meeting of the tech group I set up this Thursday. Yet I still feel determined to see it through. There's a misperception that people with chronic fatigue, thyroid disease and other ailments - that they are lazy, faking their symptoms, weak in character or … Continue reading Striving To Find And Build A Healthy Support System