5 Articles to Ponder
Here are five great articles to read for those who are chronically ill. Some are new, some are older but all have some great info. It doesn’t really matter what the illness, as pretty much most chronic illnesses don’t seem to be surrounded by many answers or support from the medical mainstream. But looking into some alternative opinions and hearing the experiences of others who are chronically ill can be a huge support. Whether you are looking for answers, or just wanting to deal with the guilt or heaviness of your illness, these articles were all pretty intriguing in different ways.
This woman goes through he feelings we who are chronically ill go through when being judged for being able to go out somewhere for an hour, or posting a picture on Facebook and not looking “sick enough.” She talks about the flip side of also being judged for posting about your illness or treatment strategies.
Medical Medical Medium talks about how Epstein-BARR Virus is the root cause of many of the baffling conditions and chronic illnesses we have.
A woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia talks about how she copes with the feelings of guilt while being chronically ill and the effects it has on her family.
A great article from the blog, “But You Don’t Look Sick” on how to use your energy, measured in spoons in this article, to get through your day.
Jenny Rush, from Lyme Thriving talks about the experience of feeling moments of wellness then falling back into symptoms. She talks about how to honor yourself and keep working your way to wellness.
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