If you’re anything like us, you probably spent a good chunk of 2018 dealing with your chronic illness, adjusting to new developments and learning from the hard knocks along the way. We’re not big believers in New Year’s resolutions, but we like to make lists and bring visibility to chronic illness, especially of the invisible variety. These New Year’s resolutions are an accumulation of some insights and hopes for the new year. We know that different conditions require different handling and that not all of these resolutions will work for everyone. We all have different experiences and life situations and that’s cool! But we want to share these resolutions to show solidarity, help allies support friends and family and let others with chronic illness know: you’re not alone.
Remember how in the last post I wrote that the worst that could happen had already happened? Yeah, scratch that.
Thanksgiving came and went, and I have been thinking hard about writing a gratitude post. Do I have things to
When people ask me what it’s like living with a chronic disease, I sometimes say that it’s like making a