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May 31, 2015 5:08 PM

I went and got a hair trim this afternoon. It felt good going on a non necessity errand. While we were out a conversation struck up about chronic pain, depression and learning how to cope with illnesses. I mentioned this community and how helpful everyone is to each other. We're going to be checked out. Hopefully the person's going to find the help and support like the rest of us. Have a blessed day! 🙏🌼

May 31, 2015 9:21 PM

Flappsy it feels good getting our hair done. I got mine cut very short and colored. It felt like I had lost 10 lbs. Lol something else that is fun is getting our nails done. It all makes us feel good

May 31, 2015 11:10 PM

This comment has nothing to with anything but it's funny. My daughter was changing Bellas diaper she has been constipated all day. All of a sudden she yells the baby has just pooped in my hand. It was a pretty good BM too. Lol that is so funny, my husband will never let her forget it.

May 31, 2015 11:35 PM


Jun 01, 2015 11:44 AM

LOL.... Weezie!!! It's always good to have a chuckle when you're in pain to help you through the day

Jun 01, 2015 12:35 PM

That's funny weezie! Don't you just love those moments when an occurrence teaches our kids what we tried to verbally teach them?!!! 🙏🌼

Jun 03, 2015 4:41 AM

I am a guy and I usually get a haircut every month and a half because I don't like to leave home. But I love losing the hair. I get it really short. I miss the days that I use to dress up and style my hair. I should probably get back to that even if I don't leave the house. It would probably help my pain if I felt better about how I looked even if it is just to my wife and kids. It was always nice when you knew you were facing the world that way and I would put on designer cologn. Those were the days. We must accept and learn to enjoy what we have now. 😎

Jun 03, 2015 9:36 AM

Profiler, Unless I'm sick and to weak to do so, I always get a shower and dry my hair and put on day clothes. I reserve PJs for night and sickness. It makes me feel good to do so. 🙏🌼

Jun 03, 2015 10:49 AM

I am going to make that my goal. It would give me an excuse to order some clothes online. It would be nice to do the search. I think you are right and I think it will make me feel better. Thanks Flappy

Jun 05, 2015 1:31 PM

Profiler, you are exactly right. I have to say that on days when I'm not really weak and feeling like total shit, I make certain that I get into the shower, I do my hair and look and smell nice and that actually DOES make you feel better.. It makes you feel more like your old self in a way. It's hard to explain but I know that you know what I mean. Even if you get up and can't get into the shower early, you get in when you can and when you get out, do your hair and put on your cologne and you will feel a difference. I hope it works for you because I know it always has for me. There is nothing better than a shower and feeling like everything is almost like normal.

Jun 05, 2015 1:42 PM

That's the same thing for me. I do try to at least get dressed, shower and do my hair for the day Even if I'm not going anywhere for the day. If I'm feeling really bad, I'll stay in pjs but that's rare for me.

Jun 05, 2015 1:48 PM

Amanda, I try not to stay in my PJ's all day either. Somehow, you just don't feel like you've started your day. Sometimes, I don't get into the shower until 10:00am but in order to get through the day, I need to have my shower, feel and smell clean and have my hair done (And, I'm a lazy hair doer.. I have never in my life blow dried my hair. I get out of the shower, towel it dry just enough that it isn't dripping, comb it back and then put the back into a braid because it is very long and in the warmer weather, too long and too much to keep it down). At any rate, doing those things keeps me feeling like I am still functioning in some way shape or form.

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