How often do we get asked “how are you” to which you reply with the truth and people then say “your still sick?”
(This is an re-write of an older 2017 post titled ” Hope You’re Feeling Better” )
I love that friends, family and even neighbours often think of me and ask how I am, or say they hope I am feeling better.
It lets me know that I am cared for and not forgotten, even though my disease has pretty much caused me to live the life of a recluse over recent years.
An Unexpected Emotional Response
However, it also conjures an unexpected emotional response in me. A response that I am sure many others with chronic diseases will relate to. It conjures a feeling of guilt.
I’ve been contemplating that question for a while and I’ve come to the conclusion it’s because I feel like I’m letting everyone down.
People generally like to read a good story with an introduction, a middle with a climax that is often dramatic…
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