If you like her, if she makes you happy, and if you feel like you know her—-then don’t let her go.
I was thinking the other day that chronic illness sufferers are unbelievably good at coping because we really just have to be. We’ve been put into a situation where we have no choice but to simply carry on and manage. We may rarely be okay, but we cope, and there’s a lot to be said for that.
what have you been diagnosed with, (and possibly self diagnosed with)?
what will you tend to do at nights, when you can't sleep?
worst experience/side effects of a medication?
how has your condition impacted your mental health?
describe your social life
hardest thing to do when you are flaring?
your worries for the future?
favourite comfort food?
tell us a valuable lesson you have learnt, through being unwell?
name 3 things that you miss, taken from health limitations?
how old were you when you started noticing symptoms?
biggest injustice about living with a chronic illness?
worst advice you have been given about your health?
what items, related to illness, could you not cope without?
can you remember being pain free?
do you know anyone in real life who shares your condition?
one symptom you would love not to have?
lovely things said to you and something ignorant/negative, about being sick?
are your family supportive, or mostly ignorant to your suffering?
describe the feeling after walking up/down stairs
any natural supplements, powders or alternative treatments you would recommend others try?
what is the biggest thing you would like people to understand about your illness?
Not so fast, motherfucker.