Friday, May 20, 2016

Fibromyalgia/I've been thinking

I've been thinking a lot lately about a statement that was said to me.

"You're not very nice when you're in pain"

The problem is, I'm always in pain.  Thank you Fibro.
So, that means that I'm never nice.  And that really sucks.  Because I try to hide it, but I guess it just is who I am now.  I. Am. Mean.  That is now part of my character.  And I have to learn to accept it, much like I've had to accept and work within the bounds of my Fibro itself.

This isn't how I used to be.  I used to be able to do things.  Normal things.  I used to be a relatively nice person (I thought).  I used to...

If "used to" were wishes, I would have wishes to spare.  But, they aren't, I'm don't, and I need to deal.

That sucks.


  1. You're right. Fibro does suck. I, however, don't agree that being "mean" is necessarily a bad thing. In my experience, many women are way too nice to other people. If I, as a guy, got treated the same way, I'd at least get angry. Just my two cents.

    William Connors @ The Healing Station

    1. Thanks, William. That means more than you know.