Trying To Keep My Head Above Water

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Sorry I’ve been kind of absent from posting. Most days I’m just trying to keep my head above water. One month ago I was officially diagnosed with fibromyalgia through I have been suffering from the problems since about February after suffering from a life threatening allergic reaction that started to shut down my kidneys and required me to have 11 blood transfusions. I also spent 13 days in the hospital and was out of work for 8 weeks. This year has really been hard. My depression comes and goes, the pain is consent. Two months ago I transferred departments at work as I was having huge problems doing my physical job effective. With my new job I still get to care for people but it is much easier on my body. However the 40 hours a week still exhausts me. Some weeks it’s too much.

Almost every day I ask “why me.” Life was going so well towards the end of last year and in an instance my life changed forever. I used to run and completed several 5Ks. I used to walk a ton. I could do planks and things I could never do before, all that’s a distant memory now. Just going out and walking now is a huge chore and hard on my body, but I try to do it because in the long run it is good for my fibromyalgia. I try to remain positive but some days it’s just too hard.

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2 thoughts on “Trying To Keep My Head Above Water

  1. lynnieb0521

    I’m so sorry you’re having all these health problems. Please try to stay positive. There are lots of people who care about you and want only the best for you. I’ll keep you in my prayers. God bless you! β™‘

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