- So how does one keep up the fight? You take it one day at a time. You get up every morning hoping that today is better. You don’t stay in bed and think hopeless thoughts. You live for today, you do what you can and you don’t allow yourself to worry about things getting worse. Be thankful for all the things you have rather than what you don’t have. Strive for the strength and courage to accept chronic illness with self-respect and humility. Take care of yourself and those who love you and support you. Enjoy the beauty of today and don’t spend your days worrying about tomorrow. This is all you can do and this is all any of us can do. From Do I Ever Feel Sorry for Myself? READ MORE. https://livinglifewithraandfms.wordpress.com/2012/01/27/do-i-ever-feel-sorry-for-myself/
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Hope"Hope is the belief in your ability to recover from whatever has knocked you down on any given day. Resilience is the ability to recover from the punch and the land on your feet, or on your own butt, or whatever supports you at that time. To cultivate your physical resilience, you must have mental resilience that comes from a place called hope.” From Women, Work, and Autoimmune Disease: Keep Working, Girlfriend! By Rosalind Joffe and Joan Friedlander
The Law of the Garbage TruckThe Law of the Garbage Truck Many people are like garbage trucks. They run around full of garbage, full of frustration, full of anger, and full of disappointment. As their garbage piles up, they look for a place to dump it. And if you let them, they’ll dump it on you. So when someone wants to dump on you, don’t take it personally. Just smile, wave, wish them well, and move on. Believe me. You’ll be happier. David J. Pollay
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
There are so many websites out there about Rheumatoid Arthritis and often times; you need to look through multiple sites to find all the information you need. Well, that is all about to change. I was recently contacted about a … Continue reading
Rheumatoid arthritis is a pretty terrible monster if you ask me. It takes and demands so much from as it chips away at your confidence and emotional state. From the moment you are diagnosed, you realize that your entire life … Continue reading
I wanted to thank everyone for their kind words to my recent post. Each of you is correct that it will get better and that most of my frustrations are because nothing is changing just yet. I think that, and … Continue reading
I am not sure how many times I have already been tested in the last couple years. I just know that I keep going and I have learned that I can’t just easily give up. For the most part, I … Continue reading
The Audio Book It has been ten years since Lauren Manning was nearly burned alive at Ground Zero. She is a survivor of that tragic day and in her new book Unmeasured Strength,” she writes about the events that put … Continue reading
Welcoming the Weekend Despite being a one day shorter week, it seems like it a longer work week than usual. Needless to say, it has been one of those weeks where the craziness is in full force. As the end … Continue reading