Anxiety had become my life-long companion - so ingrained in who I am that my diagnosis came as quite a surprise to me and so is the healing.
Perhaps those who live everyday with chronic illness are in a place to comfort those who find themselves in this new life on the edge of uncertainty.
The post traumatic stress I was feeling gave me an inkling of the anxiety and shame that has become part-and-parcel of chronic illness for so many of us.
Our emotional experiences and expressions affect the people around us. This is as true for adults as it is for children. So what are you passing along?