This Is What I’ve Been Doing Since You Became Ill

An amazing article by ThoughtCataolgue: This Is What I’ve Been Doing Since You Became Ill

Too often we forget about our loved ones as we go through the process of our own illness. They also experience a mixed bag of emotions, as they attempt to work out their place in relation to our illness. Today, take a moment to acknowledge the impact chronic illness has on those around us. Share this with them. It’ll mean more than you think.

“On the nights I’m not with you, I spend half my time poring through the internet, reading the stories of those who have survived, those who are still weathering through their own private hells, and those who have been where I am now. On the sidelines. We’re always on the sidelines, though we want to fight the battles, too.”