A little over a week ago, I made the decision to take a break from social media. Yes, I am now officially on hiatus from Facebook and Twitter. I may share my blog posts there but for now, I am sticking with my decision not to log on, check messages, etc. until further notice. Any comments on my blog posts will not be visible to me unless they are posted directly through WordPress.
A break from social media may sound like no big deal to some people but for me it has been huge. Since chronic pain moved in (uninvited) and decided to take up residence in my life, my contact with the outside world has diminished. I have never been a social creature, so that consequence of chronic pain isn’t all that devastating for me. However, when my life started to change, I found myself turning to social media for support, social interaction, education, and raising awareness for Endometriosis, chronic pain, and a few issues that go along with it. That part has been great and I have met some wonderful people along the way. Continue reading