ABCs of RSD – D is for…

Depend

D is for …

Depend
Having someone we can depend on is so vital to our frame of mind

Depend. Something no patient enjoys being forced to do, but it is often something we all come to a point we realize we have to do. With your help we can survive through so much more.

D is for …

Default, because we are never “normal” after this, but we have a default we occasional return to after a flare. It varies from the last time we were there, but it is the things we can count on feeling. Things we know we have to look forward to when the worst of it passes. And with our default comes that which we know what to expect each time. It might not be pleasant, but at least it is our state of being we can depend on.

D is for …

Diagnosis
Diagnosis offers us a chance to find answers

Diagnosis, as awareness grows, so does the list of those with this diagnosis. It’s a blessing and a curse. Because a blessing for those fighting to put a name to their Hell, but a curse because now that they have a name, a lot of the hope of recovery starts fluttering away. Which it’s why it’s so important to get diagnosis for us early!

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