For quite a few years, I was told my illness was all in my head; I had anxiety; I had depression. I did not.
I build myself up on positivity and I feel that all spoonies should too. It can be hard to find the positives when you’re spending hours on end hooked up to a machine, or days in the hospital, but sometimes it’s the small things that can make you smile.
Always cherish the good times, no matter how big, how small, or how rare they are. Look back on those good times and know that you will get back to a time where you’re as happy and positive.
Think about the ways in which your illness and your journey have impacted you in a positive way: