A question I get asked a lot is: did you ever doubt you were going to get better?
The answer is yes! There were times when I thought I was not going to make it. I did not know if I was going to wake up in the morning. There were times when I felt like giving up and did not care if I got better. Healing seemed impossible.
There were times when I felt so out of place. The whole world was busy with society and socializing and there I was, isolated at home with a chronic illness, watching the world happen outside my window.
I had a hard time relating to others. I felt ashamed that I spent most of my time laying on the couch, although I had no other choice.