Does that mean we should mourn and feel sorry for ourselves forever? No. Years ago, a wise friend said to me “It’s okay to get on your pity-pot and feel sorry for yourself. But you need to put a statute of limitations on how long you’re going to stay there.”
There are many ways people cope with having a chronic illness; I’ve just scratched the surface. To be honest, I’d love to hear how others cope, manage or thrive and get along in spite of chronic illness: NOT JUST LUPUS. This blog is yours!