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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.
The pain was by far not the worst part. Friends, sports, food; just a few things from the endless list of things I had to give up on living with chronic pain caused by an incurable disease. It never ceased to amaze me how little people know about Inflammatory Bowel Disease.