When I began writing about my Chronic Pain Problems I used the username On the Bright Side of Courtney because my goal was positivity. I wrote for a website called Positivity in Pain and I smiled and laughed my way through these illnesses… for one post. And then I could not move past the sadness I was feeling. I was having a really hard time faking happiness when I wasn’t feeling that way, but that only made me more upset. I am a writer! I can write joyfully! Right? Not at that time. Read More
There are so many unpredictable things about chronic illnesses. You never know when you’re going to have a good day, or even a day where getting out of bed seems feasible.
Sometimes the idea of talking on the phone is overwhelming enough to induce a panic attack and other times you just ache to hear the ringtone.
There are days where the isolation is maddening but you are overwhelmingly exhausted and unable to socialize.
Good Morning, Friends!
I have updated my Spoonie Suggestions section so be sure to check it out!
If you’ve explored a bit of my site you would have come across the “What is a Spoonie?” post detailing what it is to refer to yourself as such.
I am a spoonie and as such I have found myself in some unusual situations with new ways of embarrassing myself or screwing up.