I Can Walk, But That Doesn’t Mean I Don’t Need A Wheelchair


By Rebecca Giddings in The Mighty.

Everyone knows when you are ill, you are in bed and can’t do anything. Obviously this example is great for someone with the flu, but what if you have a chronic illness, an illness that is going to last your lifetime? Are you supposed to just hide away in your house and never do anything again? In my opinion, no. One of the things I am going through at the moment is a period of adaption. I am learning what I can do with my illness and what I can’t. I am slowly learning that pushing myself when I am in pain is extremely counter productive. Being stubborn, this lesson has taken me a while to learn.

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