people liking life

Living a Meaningful Life Beyond Challenges as a Young Person With Chronic Illness

Reading now: 872
themighty.com

I am 16 years old and a junior in high school. I am also, like millions of other people living on this planet, sick. Like “20 pills a day, monthly lab work, and lots of appointments” sick.

I developed multiple chronic neurological illnesses when I was in eighth grade. I live with autoimmune encephalitis, dysautonomia, Lyme, and functional neurological disorder.

I was only 13 years old when I was forced to face the fragility of my own life. My health had declined so much that I was pulled out of school for months and had to give up my typical teen life that revolved around sports, friends, and school.

Read more on themighty.com
The website mental.guide is an aggregator of articles from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the article if you find it unreliable.

Related articles