You are so much more than a diagnosis of any type.
A diagnosis may be part of the way you define yourself, maybe worth a sentence in a supporting paragraph; but in a two sentence ‘about me’?
you can do better for yourself (and for others with your diagnosis)don’t limit yourselfyour potential is still infinite, no matter what any doctor/specialist has to say,
you have to keep believing in your abilitiesif you cling to the diagnosis, it could become all you are.
i know some days illness feels bigger than you or I, like a 2:1 ratio, but you are still in there, somewhere..
it’s not ignoring it, you can still embrace it and find support in a community, etc., but from someone who’s been ‘down that path…’ ‘It’ really became all I was.
I started to see myself through my deficits rather than my strengths..
I regret forgetting my strengths and the subsequent massive decline in my well being because despite what anyone else says,we are the ones who have to get up each day and keep living,
and I think we can make this a little bit easier -Sarah, 2am, goal of sending out progressive positive vibes(no,
this isn’t the same thing as harshly telling depressed individuals to increase physical activity, this comes from a place of concern and caring)