Negative Emotions: What Do We Do with Them? How Do We Get through the Hours of Excruciating Pain and Darkness?

Navigating your way through the haze of chronic Lyme disease is a feeling which words do not exist for. You cannot imagine it or describe it, only experience it. It’s as if you are navigating through MULTIPLE illnesses simultaneously –MS, A.L.S., depression, anxiety, A.D.H.D., schizophrenia, chronic fatigue syndrome, arthritis, fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s disease, Malaria, bipolar disorderContinue reading “Negative Emotions: What Do We Do with Them? How Do We Get through the Hours of Excruciating Pain and Darkness?”

Chronic Illness: Who Are You When All Else Fades Away?

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 risesContinue reading “Chronic Illness: Who Are You When All Else Fades Away?”