Grace wrote of the emotional pain of chronic illness and disability – particularly the pain of what she called “unkind attention” from others.
Maybe we need to celebrate that we’ve survived together for more than twenty years through some incredible circumstances, that we want more for our marriage.
The limitations of chronic illness are many and unique to each person. The realities of “I can’t” are much of what makes depression so common. We are so often battered and bruised, hurt and exhausted, but the hidden beauty is that this makes us chronically ambitious with limitations.