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When Chronic Illness Makes You Miss Being Busy

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Busy. When I think of the “busy” that I miss in my life, it’s not necessarily a packed schedule running from one thing to the next.

It’s the feeling after busy. Of getting home and plopping onto the couch because I’m tired from activity and interaction, not because of a full day of physical pain.

Of sinking into rest as I let out a deep exhale and lay my head on my pillow after a long day. Of waking up and knowing that I have a whole to-do list of things to accomplish and that the only barrier between me and getting it all done is either my motivation or the hours available in a day. In life with chronic illness, stamina and pain have replaced time as my main barrier to getting things done. My days demand a slow pace, near-constant pain

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