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Am I Being 'Negative' By Admitting My Reality With Chronic Illness?

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I admitted something to both myself and my husband recently. After a lot of “pushing through,” denial, and disappointment, I came out and told him that my recovery from this latest flare was going to have to be a very slow and careful one.

I’m not going to bounce back to baseline any time soon. And the relief I felt after admitting this out loud was instant and very welcome.

Because I have now faced the reality of my current situation, several things have happened. I am able to ask for the extra help I need without feeling guilty or explaining why I need it.

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