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What I have been through because of my disease has changed my personality and outlook on life entirely. I no longer worry about the little things in life, I don’t deal with drama, I don’t focus on things I cannot change because I realize there are way more important things I need to devote my limited energy to.
What they want from you is the kind of support that is more precious than steroids, infusions, surgeries, or pills will ever be: they just want you to remind them that they’re still normal, that they still have control, and that they’re not alone in this.
You’re going to have many moments where you’ll just want to fix everything for us. You’ll desperately search for a way to make it all better and to keep us from pain. Accept right now that you do not have that power. What you can do is be patient, loving, encouraging, light, optimistic, and reassuring. That’s more important to us and more powerful than you even realize.