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All posts tagged with health

Setback

6 months ago, for day 280 by Leonie Jonk 💘

Well, it's happened. We all knew it would happen eventually, there are too many stories floating around for something like this to not happen to me. And yet. Somehow you hope that you'll be the person that this doesn't happen too. A few months back I got my diagnosis of...


I have to switch off

7 months ago, for day 250 by Leonie Jonk 💘

I've been doing a lot of thinking about my business, and after some deliberation decided that I want to split it in two. I don't feel like I can fully market the stuff that I currently have available on my Etsy store on my current social media platforms, because it...


On (not) Sharing

8 months ago, for day 234 by Leonie Jonk 💘

A thought I never thought I'd have crossed my mind this morning. "Hmm, my blood pressure is kind of low today. I'll skip the CBD oil just to be on the safe side." There was no sense of urgency or sadness or any sort of feeling attached to it. I...


We're at 90% diagnosis

10 months ago, for day 168 by Leonie Jonk 💘

This morning we went to see the rheumatologist for the first time. So far I'd had an 8 minute conversation with the man and I felt nervous for the appointment all day. I was already partially convinced that I have fibromyalgia since starting to read The Fibromanual, as suggested by...


Fibro?

1 year ago, for day 105 by Leonie Jonk 💘

There were two things scheduled to happen today. The first was our bed being delivered. The second was a phone call with a doctor at the rheumatology centre. As it happens, both of these happened at exactly the same time. The call was the longest out of the two and...


Diagnosis-smosis

1 year ago, for day 51 by Leonie Jonk 💘

Sometimes I wish I had some sort of diagnosis. Some kind of tangible thing that could help me grasp why things are so hard. I thought the ADHD diagnosis brought the last missing piece, but even with it, I struggle. I often find myself feeling understood when I read stories...