Self-care is a crucial part of daily life when you have a chronic illness like rheumatoid arthritis. But what happens when your usual self-care routine becomes as compromised as your immune system?
I’m not writing this to cause mass hysteria or scare anyone, but rather to educate them about the risks that many people like me are facing right now.
Find out the benefits to dating someone with a chronic illness like rheumatoid arthritis
The last five years were packed with so many events and obstacles that changed me — physically and emotionally — that I feel like I have gone through a rapid aging process.
‘I often wonder if I don’t have much else to talk about other than my illness. What do I offer do I offer in a friendship?’
‘I know my body will need rest after the holiday marathon. So why should I stress over making New Year’s resolutions I know I will end up breaking or struggle to even begin?’