Stop telling women that we should find ourselves beautiful and that we should...– Elyse Mofo, “Don’t Tell Me to Love My Body” (via verticillium) This shit needs to be said more often. (via alisonboag) THIS
danathepaina: not-that-kind-of-chronic: alexandrazk: a tip: check how much water you have left before you put a pill in your mouth. Pills taste like rank ass. This has been a PSA. Especially Xanax For realz.
ifyouwouldjustobserve: Roses are red. Violets are blue Fuck you fibro I hate you.
thepensivebrony: “you shouldn’t be depressed, people have it worse than you” finally, after years of searching, the person with the worst life ever is found. formally, they are granted permission to be sad. but only them. only they have earned it. no sads for anyone else at all ever
fibromyalgiaproblems: Being chronically ill means constantly having this crippling fear of not being able to comfortably believe your illness is as bad as it is, and fearing everyone will be proving to you that you don’t have that illness or that you’re exaggerating it. It’s constantly fearing judgement from doctors, family, friends, even other sick people, and worst of all, yourself. Maybe...
doctor: are you sexually active
me: i'm not even physically active
fuckyeahsirharder: vastderp: Being skeptical that another person can be incapacitated by a mental illness because you cope just fine with your problems is basically the same as saying “I don’t understand why other people’s brakes fail, because my car works great.” I reblog this every time.
justghosts: I wish there was a place where all of us chronically ill people could go and hang out together. Like a giant, spoonie mansion and we could all just lay around and watch tv together and support each other and no one would accuse us of lying or faking it or anything. Just chilling with all of our sick friends…painting our nails, listening to music, venting, etc. It’d be like a...
A WISE MAN ONCE SAID:
mortenavida: deviantartneironymcrposterjpg: I have never reblogged something so fast in my LIFE.
Sometimes you need to hang on to someone else’s hope, someone else’s peace and...– Linda Mundy (via creatingaquietmind)
You don’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman– Jane Galvin Lewis (via unapproachableblackchicks)
Don’t hang out with people who don’t love you. Don’t try to impress people who...– Beth Ditto (via spokewithnowords)
Public Shaming: #ViolenceAgainstWomenIsWrong... →
publicshaming: #ViolenceAgainstWomenIsWrong was a trending topic on Twitter for most of the day. It seems to have started by online personality Luke Brooks. And good for you, dude! Domestic violence is very much an issue with an overwhelming majority of women being the victim. In fact, every 9 seconds in the…
After learning my flight was detained 4 hours, I heard the announcement: If...– Naomi Shihab Nye (b. 1952), “Wandering Around an Albuquerque Airport Terminal.” I think this poem may be making the rounds, this week, but that’s as it should be. (via awelltraveledwoman)
Dartmouth College Cancels Classes After Sexual... →
Some Dartmouth College students have received rape and death threats following their public protest against the school’s attitude toward sexual assault, racism, and homophobia. Dartmouth on Wednesday canceled its scheduled classes to address the growing crisis. The college announced in a letter to students that it will hold “alternative programming… that promotes respect for individuals, […]