Living mindfully and healing well with chronic illness.
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Chronic Illness Questions: Kelly Patricia
Kelly Patricia is a great advocate for people with chronic illness. I featured her last year in a post about what it is really like. That was a low point for her, but I'm happy to say she is a warrior and has found ways to manage her illness. In the videos below she shares her tips and answers questions about how she copes with chronic illness. Check them out!
Living and coping with chronic illness can be difficult. It often requires stressful changes to your life and the lives of family members closest to you. Fortunately, there are a few tried and true steps for healing well with chronic illness that can make coping easier and your life more fulfilling. I hope these admonitions for healing help you as much as they've helped me.
It's difficult for healthy people to understand the challenges chronic illness brings until it gets personal. Chronic illness can drastically alter your daily routines and chronic pain can test the will of the strongest person. It brings with it overwhelming emotions, self defeating thoughts, crippling pain, daily heart ache, and so much more. But words don't translate into understanding until you put a face to it. I'd like to introduce you to Kelly and her blog Diary of a Sick Girl. Kelly has opened up to the world her daily life with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, IBD, and other undiagnosed illnesses. Her blog and video diary will at times break your heart, but will also give you a rare glimpse into what having a chronic illness really means. By sharing her story she gives others insight, hope and understanding. I want more people to hear her story. So I've selected a few videos that have personally touched me and I hope they will help you too. Kelly's …