Posts Tagged: anxiety
When we talk about assaults on our health, we’re often told, “We’re not alone.” And there is indeed great comfort in that.
If you’ve ever wondered what life with a pelvic pouch is like, I think you’ll find some answers in here. Also, I’ve made it to two years with my J-pouch! Yay!
For years, I believed that I was special. That I was working towards something substantial, and that I would be recognized for it. But what I had in my head never really matched what played out in real life.
At 30, I figured I might be able to live another decade or so before facing a mid-life crisis. But it’s here now.
To maintain a reputation of being nice, and to continually please other people, I’ve hidden so much of my true self. And it’s making me miserable.
I spent many sad and painful days wishing I could live a normal life, not knowing (or actively ignoring the fact) that normal lives don’t offer all that much to the world.