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Thankfullness in Chronic Illness

Hello dear readers! Today, as our very first guest poster in the ‘What 5 Christian Teens Have Learned Through Thier Long-Term Illness’ blog series, I'm excited to welcome...

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Of Birthdays and Chronic Illness – Part 2 – Practical Tips

In my last post, we talked about expectations, rights, and attitudes and how to enjoy a birthday (or celebration or holiday) even when you're sick. Today, I thought we'd explore some creative ideas on how to circumvent the limitations chronic illness brings when it comes to birthdays...

Of Birthdays and Chronic Illness – Part 1

The first birthday that I had after getting sick was my fifteenth, and I had been sick for close to eleven months at that point. I was living on an air mattress in our van and feeling pretty awful physically. Life was chaotic and exhausting, and I was just ready to be healthy again...