Is My Invisible Illness Visible?

I almost can’t help but find some twisted amusement, as my invisible illness (the namesake of this blog), seems almost visible these days.

There is no doubt that I have not been myself lately.  As I mentioned in a previous post, I am desperately struggling to function through heightened anxiety, depression, panic attacks, and all around emotional instability.

I seem to have lost all ability to control my emotions, and even worse, my reactions and the words which spew uncontrollably out of my mouth, unfiltered, and without prior thought or regard for my surroundings and others in my presence.  My stress level seems to have taken a toll and my body and mind are doing as they please, despite my constant resistance.

Not only are these changes in my personality visible (and often embarrassingly audible ~ LOL) to those around me, but my appearance has undeniably been going downhill. Continue reading

Never, Ever Give Up ~ Arthur’s Inspirational Transformation!

I (ironically) didn’t feel well enough to attend our wellness meeting at work today, but a caring co-worker told me about this video that they watched during it. I really needed to watch something like this today.

In light of some worrisome news that I received this week (I’ll elaborate on that more when I’ve had time to digest it), I really needed to see something positive. This video inspired me and I hope it inspires you.

❤ Wishing you all a low pain level day ❤

Doctor Appointment #Infinity

Today I had a doctor appointment. Since I started blogging, I haven’t posted much about our doctor appointments but I think I should start, as they are part of our chronic pain journey which is what this blog is really about. It wasn’t exactly the way that I had planned on spending my day off, but since Veteran’s Day is a holiday where mainly only government employees are off work and I’m desperately trying to miss as little work as possible, I decided to schedule an appointment today.

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