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    We are the #TheMighty ! #Fibromyalgia #ChronicPain #ChronicFatigue #Insomnia

    No matter what we are struggling with, we are it together! You are loved! You are understood! You are not alone! You are strong! I say these things for myself, as well. I work full-time, even on days when I hurt and have not been able to sleep the night before (like today). But, I get up, I shower, I do my hair, I put my business clothes on, and the second I walk into the office I feel alone with my illness and pretend it is not there. I love our Mighty community and the love that is always here! Have an amazing day and remember you are not alone, and you are #Loved

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    True or False: I have trouble falling or staying asleep at night.

    👋 Raise your hand if you have difficulty sleeping.

    (Don’t worry, I’m right there with you.)

    Whether it’s excessive worrying, graphic nightmares, hyperarousal, or general insomnia, there are a lot of ways our sleep can easily be disturbed. And these disturbances lead to poorer quality sleep, including disruptions to our REM sleep, which is where a good chunk of emotional memory processing occurs (aka our lack of good, deep sleep can affect our ability to process trauma).

    Unfortunately, sleep problems are part and parcel of PTSD. And fortunately/unfortunately, there’s a lot of information out there — some more helpful than others — about how to get a better night’s sleep.

    I’ve personally gotten the most help from seeking professional mental health treatment. Am I the best at actually making the lifestyle changes that they know and I know will ultimately help me? Absolutely not, but the things I have tried have made a huge difference.

    What about you? How’s your sleep going?

    #PTSD #CPTSD #Trauma #Insomnia #Sleep #Nightmares

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    I hate insomnia because it suck all the energy up.
    During the day, when I'd like to do my stuff, I feel like avoiding any place where I could lay down on; because, if I surrender, the tiredeness is gonna have me and then I usually just become more and more depressed.
    I think I should stand up, then, and do something, if that's what I want, but there is no energy to; and this makes me sad.
    I'm craving for some restful oblivion.

    Any tip?

    #Insomnia #tireness #SleepDeprivation #Energy #sleepdisorder #Sleep #tired

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    Manic Insomnia

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    Gotta love some good ole manic insomnia! Been awake going on 24 hours. Talked my husband into a stupor talking 100 miles a second Lolol My body is exhausted but my mind will not let up. I will take this over the depression side of bipolar anyday though. 🤷‍♀️🙂 #BipolarDisorder #Mania #Insomnia #MentalHealth #Anxiety #ADHD #PTSD

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