Dating website for fibromyalgia
I had a lucrative career for 25 years before becoming disabled. Only in the US can a person be penalized for paying in to the system all their lives. I can be compassionate because I understand their pain. I also volunteer at two food pantrys and teach sunday school.If I never worked a day in my life I would get full benefits, free housing, foodstamps, medicaid, free medical and prescriptions, free fuel assistance, 75 percent off my electric bill. But no I worked hard and now I am poorer then the poor. My faith in God keeps me strong long after I want to quit. The men that are interested in me today as a disabled woman are not all that!Then there’s the unpleasant aspect of screening through random weirdos — going out to coffee with those who seem fabulous on the computer screen but turn out to, shall we say, not quite pass muster in real life. Maybe I should go back.) The “problem” is, I love what I do so very much, that in most cases — given my time and energy constraints — I prefer to be sitting at my ergonomic desk in my cozy home office, sporting my plaid flannel jammies and big fuzzy slippers, maniacally rubbing my hands together while crafting my latest plot to take over the world. Despite my disability, I am living my dreams — which leaves me with a very low tolerance for anything less than fantastic.After a string of Internet disappointments and resulting frustration about wasting my time, I concluded that the best way to meet men was to be out there in the real world, doing my “thing.” So I hauled my weary, chronic pain ass to band performances. I don’t have the energy, time, or interest to deal with the hit & miss of random encounters or even the hassle of trolling through the Internet and local papers, looking for something fun to do. Then call me up and tell me where to go, what to wear, and when to arrive.As with other disabilities, chronic pain creates a chain reaction of struggles in one’s life — not the least of which is dating.For me, the dating struggle has manifested in a number of ways: Sometimes getting out of bed is a Herculean task, and the major events of my day consist of taking a hot bath, then lying sprawled on a post-apocalyptic size ice pack. You should try it.) In this case, the impact on my ability to date is obvious: Unless a gaggle of metrosexual hotties not only line up on my doorstep but also magically whip out a key to my apartment, I’m not playing.Please know that I appreciated all of it — and am ever so grateful that I met my husband three weeks before my chronic pain started and that he stuck with me through it all (so far). I’m in the same boat dating wise and hope you have good luck with Dating For 6. I have had three relationships since having chronic pain and gave them up because they sucked me dry.
As is the case with every other young, single, professional goddess-type, my to do list include theses basics : Side-by-side with taking care of myself through these various means, I also run multiple businesses, spend time with friends and family, actively work on self-improvement, and do what I can to nurture my musical path. While Internet dating sites are highly convenient for pain-drained, busy individuals, I ultimately came to see them as a set-up for failure.
Choices cause consequences and for me that means I’m home today and I accept it because there is no point in being angry about it because it serves no interest. I’m curious to find out how you incorporate Feldenkrais movement lessons into your pain management.
I’m a practitioner with my own ongoing pain issues.
My life ended and began on a day in July 20 years ago and I’ve learned that my friends are the ones who are ok knowing that I might have to cancel or postpone.
Being social takes up a tremendous amount of energy and the recovery time is significant.