Chronic Illness

Of Course You Do…

Do you get pain when you do too much? Of Course You Do.

Do you get pain when you do too little? Of Course You Do.

Do you sometimes see a stranger when you look in the mirror? Of Course You Do.

Do you sometimes want help, but you don’t want to ask? Of Course You Do.

Do you have moments when you get so distracted by happiness that you forget your pain? Do you get extra pain as a consequence of having a good time? Of Course You Do.

Do you know that you are so much stronger than you feel? Of Course You Do.

Do you know that you are not alone? Of Course You Do.

Do you ever feel so small that you could fit in a suitcase? Of Course You Do.

Do you know that at the core, you have not changed? Of Course You Do.

Do you ever look up in awe and think, “Wow, I am a part of all this!” Of Course You Do.

1 thought on “Of Course You Do…”

  1. I love this post! I sometimes look in the mirror and see a stranger and the first time it happened it scared me to death. I had no idea this happened to other people. Thank you for sharing part of your world with us.

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