There has been a mandate issued by the majority of Americans that hate, bigotry, and violence are the language of America. Well...Fuck that.
If only we were in the episode City on the Edge of Forever maybe we would be able to get a peep at what a monumental cluster-fuck our future is going to be and start doing the right fucking thing for a change.
I was diagnosed with lupus 10 years ago and fibromyalgia 3 years ago. My reaction to the fibromyalgia diagnosis was incredulous. I am a master’s educated, licensed social worker and my exact words to my rheumatologist were “Isn’t that a made up disease?”
It's okay to want to be healthy. That's how you are supposed to feel.
Life is the last good fight I’ll ever know. It’s beautiful and brutal, heartbreaking and tender.
Isn't it funny how monitoring symptoms and practicing medicine seems to assist in alleviating a patient’s concerns?
I thought I knew what to expect when we got on the phone with the credit counselor, after all, I’ve been on the counseling side of this conversation plenty of times. I was wrong. There were some unexpected lessons waiting for me on the other side of this experience that I had not anticipated.