Category Archives: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Sometimes I’m not a nice person

Sometimes I’m not a nice person. I know that. I accept that about me. Since I don’t expect anyone to understand me, except me, I will do what I need to do to tend to my own stuff and stay … Continue reading

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Dancing with the pain

I wrote this to a trusted friend about two days ago: “I’m unwell. It doesn’t seem to matter how much I want to be well…it doesn’t matter what i read or listen to, or make art or write or play … Continue reading

Posted in adult child of alcoholics, adult survivors of abuse, anxiety, Brene Brown, Broke Down Spirit, Child abuse, Compassion, Complex-PTSD, Connection, consciousness, depression, Disconnection, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Self-Regulation, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Healing, Highly Sensitive Person, Love, Robert Augustus Masters | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Every interaction is my practice.

I’m taking something from an email I received from my childhood friend just two days ago.  I’m anti-pharmaceuticals when it comes to matters of mental health.  In great part because I’ve read the pros and cons of pharmaceuticals and because … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Bipolar, Carl Rogers, Complex-PTSD, depression, Grief and Loss, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Healing, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Meditation, Mindfulness, Personal growth | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Sadness and sickness

I still struggle daily within myself.  I am pretty sure it’s due to the auto-immune disease I have, which was recently confirmed by antibody testing.  Hashimoto’s thyroiditis steals my energy and leaves me with fatigue, depression and anxiety. Since a … Continue reading

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The blessing of my childhood

There were a lot of dark moments in my growing up years.  I’ve talked about it some on my blog, and those dark moments left a mark on my soul.  But during my meditations* of late, memories of something important … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Disconnection, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Self-Regulation, Fantasy, Friendship, Grief and Loss, Grounding, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Healthy detachment, Hope, MD, Meditation, Mindfulness, Moods | Leave a comment