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Chronic illness

petitebumblebeepetitebumblebee Member Posts: 6 Connected
I've been suffering with chronic illness for several years. I have Fibromyalgia, ME, cervical and lumbar spinal problems, depression, and many other health issues. I joined yesterday to hopefully make new friends, and to get, and to give support to others. 
I feel isolated and lonely a lot of the time. I used to have my own business, of nearly 10 years, but had to cease trading,  due to my body slowly giving up, with chronic illness. 
I have found that, by taking one day at a time, I can cope better mentally. 
Remember, after the dark, comes light!

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  • Pippa_ScopePippa_Scope Member Posts: 5,856 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @petitebumblebee, and a warm welcome to the community!

    Thanks for sharing this with us- I live with chronic illness to, as do many others on the community, and know how isolating it can feel. I hope you find comfort in being among others who understand, and do let us know if we can be of assistance!
  • petitebumblebeepetitebumblebee Member Posts: 6 Connected
    Thank you Pippa! Hope you have a good day 😊
  • Golden12Golden12 Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Hi welcome I'm kind of new my health has kept me away... Regarding having health Issues I have  spinal probs...it's a blessing we am all thick skinned and that's a good thing hey and yes I am invisable and isolated thanks for Internet 😫just got to get on with life the way we can👍
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