Now that I know I have POTS and Ehlers Danlos, the question has transitioned from what is wrong with me to why is my body doing what it is doing because of these disorders? It is ironic to me that I searched for a LONG time for answers, and when I found them, I received answers without answers. Do not get me wrong. It is a relief to know my diagnoses. And it is a relief not to have to go to another specialist only to be treated like a crazy hypochondriac, while being handed a depression scale. But to be honest, I like things black and white. I like to know that if I do A, B will happen. I like to have problems (or disorders) where a “one size fits all” kind of approach tends to work.
Well, Happy December and Hello snow! I love this time of year. The lights, the decorations, the excitement, the smells..To me it is a season filled with hope and faith. Throughout my childhood, my parents always made sure that the Christmas season was a magical season for all of us kids, and at 29, it is still a magical time for me.
November 30th already! This month has flown by. For my last thankful post for the year, I want to go back to two people who I only mentioned briefly in my very first thankful post. I thought about it and I felt like these very special people kind of got the short end of the stick since I included them in a lump with the first nine things/people I said I was thankful for.
Today I am thankful for the people who inspire me. I am thankful for the living examples in my life that have either overcome, or are living with chronic illnesses in the most positive ways that they can…