From time to time I am able to conjure up some words that sound, well, almost wise. Some days I can inspire. Today is not one of those days. My head hurts too much.
I really want to share some words of encouragement, because I need a little lift and my previous post (a sad observation) depressed me. Sad puppy topped it off.
So today I will be sharing the inspiring words of others. And happy pups. I hope you enjoy. 🙂
Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength. – Unknown
New Daily Persistent Headache is tough. I think it’s an awful diagnosis. Living with it could break you. Putting yourself back together again and living your life through it takes great strength. Pat yourself on the back for trying. Be determined to be stronger than NDPH.
To wish to be well is part of becoming well.
If you are feeling low today, know that you are not alone. If your pain is off the charts and you just don’t want to go on like this, you are not alone. Your headache may seem overpowering, but you are stronger. If the thought of trying just one more medication makes your stomach turn, you are not alone. Try it anyway.
Hope is like a bird that senses the dawn and carefully starts to sing while it is still dark. Anonymous
On a high pain day (like today), I get discouraged. I start wondering why I even bother trying to find a solution, an end to the pain. It seems even worse today, because the past few weeks have been wonderful for me. My pain has been low enough for me to do whatever I want or need to do. People around me have even noticed that I look better, healthier.
The pain may be back, but now I have a taste of what life would be like without it. My head may hurt now, but I will not let it get me down. My life is waiting for me. And so is yours.
Never give in, never give in, never; never; never; never – in nothing, great or small, large or petty – never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense – Winston Churchill