Quotes and Lift Me Ups

Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today. -James Dean

Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. - M.K. Gandhi

Whomever said, "No Pain, No Gain" never had chronic pain! by Amanda Lakso (ME)

Believe you can and you're halfway there.

Change your thoughts and you change your world.
Norman Vincent Peale 

“When one is in very great pain and fear, it is extremely difficult to pray coherently, and I could only raise my mind in anguish to God and ask for strength to hold on.” - Sheila Cassidy

“Pain was not given thee merely to be miserable under; learn from it, turn it to account.” - Thomas Carlyle

"If you can dream it, you can do it." Walt Disney

When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Every day holds the possibility of a miracle.

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. ConfuciusDon't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is  H. Jackson Browne

Just do what you do best. Red Auerbach

Our destiny is shaped by our thoughts and our actions

Live life, love life to the fullest

Your Thoughts Build Your Life. - The Buddah

Don't undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others.

Don't dismiss your dreams. To be without dreams is to be without hope, to be without hope is to be without purpose

."Few things a doctor does are more important than relieving pain. . . pain is soul destroying. No patient should have to endure intense pain unnecessarily. The quality of mercy is essential to the practice of medicine; here, of all places, it should not be strained." 
— Marcia Angell

Everybody thinks I'm such a good friend for listening & helping them with their problems, but the truth is that I just need something to distract me from my own

They say pain is all in your head..Well I say it is in my head, my back, my knees, my whole body..Well I guess they were right!

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is a choice.

Fibromyalgia is god's way of saying, your tougher than the rest and you can handle it.

Wonders what a day free of pain would feel like, been so long I've forgotten.

“Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.” ~Orison Swett Marden