Chronic Illness Rules

Everything has rules. School, work, even science has rules.  There are laws of physics at work on earth every day.  There are also rules for those of us who have to deal with chronic illness.  And as is the usual case, there are penalties for not following the rules.  Unfortunately, the waters are muddied by cross […]

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One of the worst things to say to a believer who is hurting

I wrote this a while back for another publication.  It’s the first time I began to think about how society (even fellow believers) communicate with those who are suffering, especially with chronic issues.   “Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.” -Proverbs 16:24 I’ve seen it so many […]

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It’s not vainity; it’s part of chronic illness

So, apparently, I’m an OLD, middle-aged person. I had my dr appointment the other day. First thing he said was that, based on my skin, I haven’t been taking my hormone replacement therapy. I reminded him that he didn’t prescribe it yet because he wanted me to have some tests. That explains it, he said.  […]

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