This is an excellent article about how reaching out and connecting on social media can help you feel not so alone. If you have a moment give it a read
It’s that time of year…love ‘em or hate ‘em, the holidays are upon us!
Personally, I love the holidays, I love the lights, the Christmas carols, the family time, all of it! I’m a big fan, but this holiday fandom has become one of the biggest
challenges adjustments for my chronic illness life. For me, the holidays are all about giving, which I also love to do; picking out just the right gift, baking yummy pastries, I’m telling you I was born for this stuff. Unfortunately, my ability to give has been taken out at the knees. It’s this trickle-down effect that I won’t bore you with, but it all starts with energy, because without energy, well without energy there’s very little else to give. The first chronic illness holiday season was downright brutal. If I’m to be completely honest, I cried buckets because I couldn’t give my son the Christmas…
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