Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The land of diminished expectations... 

One of my Facebook friends shared this with me a few days ago. It sums up pretty well what goes on in the heads and lives of those with long-term ailments:

Broken: A poem about coming to grips with chronic disease

I would have written something similar myself if my brain still worked well enough. The notion of having to constantly pare down your life to accommodate diminished abilities, to try to persevere while feeling so hobbled, to become more and more invisible to the world....it DOES speak volumes.

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