Emotions · Health · Thoughts

I’m up and down like a yoyo

Recently I was asked to decide what my two primary conditions are. ME/CFS is the indisputable elephant sitting on my chest. But the chance to pick another one – so much to choose from. The other day, I came to a conclusion: it’s really horrible, what’s happening to me. It sounds obvious, but it’s taken me… Continue reading I’m up and down like a yoyo

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I’m not very good at forgiving myself, either

And people just untie themselves Uncurling like flowers If you could just forgive yourself But still you stumble, feet give away – Florence + the Machine, ‘Various Storms and Saints’ The irony. I wrote all that stuff about forgiveness, but I completely forgot about forgiving myself. Which is, admittedly, an entirely different and incomparable task. And… Continue reading I’m not very good at forgiving myself, either