Writers With Mental Illness

Why Chronic Illness Recovery Is Messy (And What To Do About It)

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A few weeks ago, I saw my therapist and we talked about my┬áchronic illness recovery. To my surprise, she told me I’ve been stable since last August. That’s almost a year. And while I know I’ve made a lot of progress, it doesn’t always feel that way. Sliding Back Into Old Habits Just this morning,…

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How Travel Freed My Caged Body and Mind

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All chronic illness sufferers know the heart-wrenching impact of watching the person they once were fade into oblivion. As your symptoms take hold of your body and mind, simple pleasures that you once enjoyed can become completely unachievable. As a child, there was no stopping me. There wasn’t a sports team, dance club, or outdoor…

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