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Support and Sanctimommies: The Irony of Mommy Support Groups

When I became a new mom, I was only 19. I had no idea what I was getting myself into, and I knew it. So I sought help from wherever I could, especially if they were young moms like me, because let’s be honest, I don’t have much in common with a 20 year old with no kids, or a 30 year old with kids. 464 more words


The Waiting Game: Between Leave of Absence and Permanent Disability

It’s been a long time since I have been able to sit here and write.  Dealing with a chronic illness has a way of knocking you off your game.   359 more words

Fathers and mothers of gay children rally for support in China

China: Parents of gay children in China are seeking ways to unite and support each other in not only understanding the sexual orientation of their children but also in coping and combating social pressures and prejudices against their loved ones. 446 more words


I Would Swallow Too Many Pink Pills To Get Your Attention But I Won't

I would swallow too many of my pink pills
So you would look into my mirror
And see my true reflection,
So you would stop putting your head in a well… 148 more words


Cracked Lightbulbs: A faulty idea

Several years ago I went through an obsessive phase of reading rock n’ roll autobiographies. One of the most interesting books I read was about Brian Wilson from The Beach Boys. 584 more words

Mental Health

Support groups

So I’ve talked about having your own support group of friends and family, but this is different. This is meeting people who are dealing with fibromyalgia too. 340 more words


Support group and therapy

Went to the dentist Thursday, so now I’m triggered and feeling bad. I wish that didn’t happen.

No therapy on Friday, and I’m half way through the therapy break. 1,157 more words