Some of my favorite mantras.
JKRsgirl's-Life's a journey, not a destination.
Ms Kittie's-I have an illness, the illness doesn't have me.
I love the footprints poem-....During your times of trial and suffering, when you saw only one pair of footprints, it was then that I carried you. (this one usually makes me cry)
The one on my signature.
There are a few others too. I'm a very pessimistic, glass is half empty girl. So, I have to try and keep up as much positive as I can or I'd fall into a deep abyss and never find my way out. Almost been there a couple of times. Very, very scary to me. I don't EVER want to be there again.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference."
DX: ankylosing spondylitis, periferal neuropathy, chronic migraines/headaches, depression/panic attacks, hypothyroidism, hypoglycemia, orthostatic hypotension, sleep apnea
RX: synthroid, estradiol, lexapro, xanax, proamatine, inderal la, neurontin, torfanil pm, celebrex, aspirin, relpax, phenergan, esgic plus
Surgeries: hysterectomy 1997, tonsillectomy 2001, deviated septum 2005, cataracts (both eyes) 2006