Valerie Rutherford (fireflys_locket) wrote,
Valerie Rutherford

Chronic Illness

I think the combination of stress and long hours at my desk has messed my back up, and I really don't know what to do. I'm also having a really strong depressive phase. Partly from the pain. Partly from the time of year. Seasonal depression hits me more in spring/summer. And this is the time of year I have to deal with my yearly doctor appointments which are super draining.

Not to mention that my birthday is next month. Which is a really hard time of the year for me. And I'm turning thirty while still living and feeling stuck as a teenager. Anxiety is still my cage.

Apologies for making this update so negative. But I always said I'd be open about what I go through, and that means the good and the bad. Some days you're putting words together in enlightening ways, and other days you just feel stuck.

Living with chronic emotional or physical pain is constant battle. Some days you just aren't winning.
Tags: anxiety, health

  • September 2021 Favorites

    My stress levels have been high, my energy has been low, and yet I somehow have been writing again. Which has been like a breath of fresh autumn air.…

  • August 2021 Favorites

    Lately, I've been in the destruction phase of the rebirth cycle. That hasn't been pleasant. But at least these favorites have kept me…

  • Shuffle Time (August 2021)

    I've decided to do this once in a while whether I've been tagged or not! Rules: Shuffle your favorite playlist or your entire music library…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.