Emotional Reactivity

Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I want to talk about emotional reactivity. Let’s start by talking about what it means to be emotionally reactive.

When someone is emotionally reactive, they find that they are responding more strongly to normal stimuli. So things that would normal annoy them make them angry. Things that make them a little sad will cause them to cry. In general, being emotionally reactive is a state where it is easier to provoke an emotional response, but that emotional response remains appropriate to the trigger. It is important to note that this is compared to a person’s baseline emotional response. This means it is more of a response then that person would experience.

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My Endometriosis?

Hello my Zebras and Spoonies! Thanks for coming and hanging out with me today, I’m glad that you are here. Today I am going to be talking about my experiences with Endometriosis as an installment in the “My Diagnosis” series. It has been a while since I made a post in this series, but there are several more that I plan on writing. Other things have been filling my mind and thus I have been posting about those rather then about my experiences with my various diagnoses.

Trigger Warning: This post is going to be focusing on the menstrual cycle and pelvic pain. I will be going into detail which some will consider to be graphic. I am aware that discussion of these topics can make some people uncomfortable. If you are one of those people, then this post is not for you.

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