Trying Times

I’ve had to swallow my pride and take
a front-row seat in my life. I’ve watched
some scary things unfold. My health took
a big hit, and I’ve experienced what the lack
of caring for my wellbeing can yield
first-hand I’ve had to absorb the pain and push
myself to improve health-wise. Physically I look
well, but inside I am a mess; sometimes, it seems
as if people think I am pretending
like it’s all in my head…