Can I be ill and happy?
Guest_Jude the Grouch_*
Posted 26 September 2008 - 04:52 PM
Posted 27 September 2008 - 02:21 AM
Posted 27 September 2008 - 05:02 AM
This is a great article and a good question to ask ourselves. Is it possible? Absolutely. We can choose to focus on the positive side of things or turn a negative into a positive. It is work and requires practice. I've noticed (since I don't work) I've lost a sense of time. It doesn't have the meaning it did before or control my day like it used to. Thank you for finding this article. It is a great reminder of the blessings around us!
Posted 27 September 2008 - 11:37 AM
It was very important to me that I did not make a mess of things because of what had been allowed to come my way, the SSc diagnosis. I wanted to manage it and the huge changes to my life with integrity, honesty and most important of all (in my opinion) a real sense of fun and humour.
We and our illness don't live in isolation, our behaviour impacts immensley on those around us so it should be a positive impact.
Weird this should be a topic today as I just spent time with 2 sclero sufferes and we concluded that living with a chornic illness can actually be a positive experience bringing out abilities/determination you never knew you had.
You don't choose to be ill but you do choose how to live with it.
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Posted 27 September 2008 - 06:35 PM
Living with SD CAN be a positive experience..........but you have to choose to let it be one. "Can I be ill and happy?" Absolutely.
Posted 29 September 2008 - 01:01 PM