When you get sick, there is a sudden change in your abilities. One day you are actively participating in family, work, school, and hobbies. And the next day you struggle to do the things you love. You may find your abilities lessened or even stolen completely by a silent enemy.
You may feel like a shadow of your former self. You may feel like an invalid, a cripple, a burden. You may hate the person you have become.
In these moments, remember that inside you are still the same person. Inside you still have the same soul, the same spirit. You are tired and weary now, and that is okay.
It is okay to rest when you are fighting. It is okay to accept help. It is even okay to ask for help. You are not any less of a person for needing help, you are not any less you…
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