Count Your Blessings

I used to sit and wonder how my life would be different if I had not gotten sick but lately I have been able to see the blessings that my chronic invisible illnesses bring.

  1. I found out who my true friends are;
  2. I have a big support group with my other chronic illness friends;
  3. My family is honest with me now about how they feel about my Illness;
  4. Being in Chronic Illness groups has changed my life. They are amazing;
  5. I no longer have to worry about going out all the time, drinking, dancing and acting like a normal 21 year old would;
  6. I have gotten better at communication with my family, my husband and friends;
  7. I have a bigger knowledge of medical terms;
  8. I understand the risks of treatments and medications that I didn’t have before.

Some days I admit make me wonder how things would be different, but at the same time I know that things have changed forever and I need to accept it.

Wishing things were different is not going to get me anywhere and staying in the past never helped anyone.

blessings

Credits photo: hobvias sudoneighm



Auteur: Karley Linger
My name is Karley and I am a 23 year old Chronic Illness Blogger who suffers from Interstitial Cystitis, Endometriosis, Pelvic Floor Dyfunction, Anxiety and Depression.

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