Have you been diagnosed with a chronic illness and are struggling with the notion of whether you should tell people at work? Are you wondering if you should tell your boss? Do you know if you are even obliged to disclose your condition? Or would you much rather keep this information private and separate to your work? I was faced with these very same questions when I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and it was something I struggled to find an answer to in the first few years of my diagnosis.
This weeks post is part of A Chronic Voice’s September Linkup Party September’s Writing Prompts were: Resisting Learning Struggling Supporting Changing In this post, I share 5 important milestones in my MS Journey. From struggling to accept my diagnosis to learning about my illness and accepting change. I hope you enjoy this post and find some solace in knowing that no matter where you are in your journey, change will come.
In this post, I share 5 blogs I follow which have helped build my spoonie community and provided me with a sense of belonging I had longed for and have become the foundation of my spoonie community. Being diagnosed with a chronic illness in your 20’s can sometimes be a lonely place. I would often find myself in situations where there was no one around in my age group. Therapy and support groups in my community were targeted to retirees, I had no one I could really relate to. That all changed when I started blogging and found that I wasn’t alone,