Chronic illness is a challenge, period. It’s a challenge for those who live with the illness on a daily basis, for caregivers of the ill person, and for those who are involved with the person outside of the home.
Chronic illness often leaves those in its wake feeling frustrated and helpless. The ill person struggles to live daily life with the symptoms of chronic illness, and friends and family are limited on what they can do to help the ill person.
To make matters worse, those of us with chronic illness are often hesitant to ask for help from others due to feeling burdensome, and are frequently at a loss ourselves as to what may be helpful.Read more on themighty.com