THE WILDNESS OF THE WORLD: Poems From Deep Within the Invisible Realms or Invisible Illness … More THE WILDNESS OF THE WORLD: Poems From Deep Within the Invisible Realms or Invisible Illness
Many distraught individuals suffering from serious illnesses have spilled their hearts to me. For the vast majority, their fading romantic relationships are read more…
As time goes on, you begin to forge close relationships with people from all over the world who have the same illness as you. These people may be far away, yet nonetheless you share a closer bond with them than people you have known your entire life who live close by… … More Losing Friends Due to Illness: The Other Side of the Story
Tell me, who are you when all else fades away? Tell me, who are you when you receive the heart wrenching diagnosis that promises to dramatically change your life, if not end it all together? Are you the hopeless person who gives up and shrinks away in fear, or are you the one who rises … More Chronic Illness: Who Are You When All Else Fades Away?
Whether we want them to or not, our relationships with our loved ones change dramatically throughout the course of chronic illness including our relationships with friends, family members, and/or romantic partners. Sometimes, we lose all. Sometimes, we grow closer to all. Better yet, sometimes we keep the good and let go of the bad. Unfortunately, … More The Toll Chronic Illness Takes on Relationships